Category: Career Options

Use Social Media to Boost your Job Search

You’ve updated your Linkedin profile and made sure your Instagram and Facebook profiles were appropriate for prospective employers to view. You even started following a few of your top companies.  Now what? Here are 3 creative ways to leverage social media to boost your career and job search. Brand Yourself as an Expert Join professional ...

Career Opportunities at Museums

As spaces that spark learning, reflection, and imagination, museums can be wonderful places to visit. Behind the visitor experience, though, there is a vast network of museum professionals who work hard to secure artifacts, create exhibitions, and engage the community. If you are interested in working at a museum or curious about the different types ...

Creating a Timeline for Your Job Search

Staying on top of your job search process can be overwhelming, especially if you are crunched for time and are trying to balance your academic and work schedule. Creating and committing to a timeline to get things done can really help so things do not pile up on you. If you are just beginning your ...

Developing Hard Skills with Online Courses

Before we get started, let me take three guesses as to why you’re here…Okay, maybe your program is heavily theory-based and you want some practical experience to complement your schoolwork? No? Maybe you have some of that sweet, sweet practical experience already and now you’re ready to specialize? Or maybe you’re not really interested in ...

Out or Not: Job Search Tips for LGBTQIA+ Individuals

Being comfortable with who you are in the workplace can be pivotal to your success as a professional. For LGBTQIA+ identifying individuals, the expression of sexual identity as part of your professional self can be an area of concern when job searching and in finding a sense of belonging in a future workplace. Whether you ...

Employer Perspectives: Elaine McCarthy of BraunWeiss

Can you tell us a little bit about what BraunWeiss does? BraunWeiss is a technology solutions provider based in Newton, MA, focusing in FinTech and Digital Technologies. Can you tell us a little bit about your experience at BraunWeiss, your role, how long you’ve been there, what you enjoy most? I am Director of Client ...

Career Advice BU Alumni Wish They Knew in College

The Boston University alumni network is an expansive resource for current students to utilize as they work through their 4 years of college. Thanks to our generous alumni, here is some advice they have for Terriers that they wish they knew while in school. Want more career advice? Connect with alumni in BU Connects, BU's ...

CCD Presents: Alumni Spotlight Video Series

Ever wondered what it takes to succeed as an investment analyst? What about how to start a school? Or wondered if you would be happy with a career in brand advancement? Now you can hear from Terriers just like you who built careers in these exciting fields and many more. The CCD is proud to ...

Employer Perspectives: Lizzie Habermehl, MathWorks

Could you share what your role is at MathWorks, and how your career path brought you here? I am a College Recruiter for our Engineering Development Group at MathWorks. I work primarily with STEM majors coming into our tech leadership development program from bachelors, masters and PhD programs. I’ve been in this role for over a ...

Parent Perspective: Niandong Wang and the Global Career Path

BU prides itself on fostering an international approach to both education and the career search. Our global student body enriches us with their perspectives. But here’s a first for the BU Career Blog; a BU parent with his own global career story to tell.Niandong Wang is a trailblazer. After growing up in China and graduating ...