Category: Events + News

Enhance Your Job Search with CareerShift!

The CCD is proud to offer BU degree-program students access to CareerShift, our new tool for enhancing and managing the challenges of the job search. You can access CareerShift from Handshake! With CareerShift, it’s easy to aggregate job databases, keep track of applications, and research prospective employers. You can store custom resumes and cover letters, schedule follow-up reminders, and organize all ...

How COVID-19 Impacts the CCD (Updated 3/25)

While the CCD is effected by the campus-wide transition to virtual attendance, we are still here for BU students looking to build their career development. Here is a list of how the CCD is providing services and resources. Counseling Appointments & Workshops: All workshops and one-on-one appointments are being conducted virtually. Students may make an ...

What Can the CCD Do For You?

The Boston University Center for Career Development, or CCD, is where you go when you're not even sure what your question is. We're here for you from your first year at BU, and offer resources to help you make the big decisions of your college life - decisions like what major to choose, how to ...

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: TechTogether

By Fiona Whittington COM'19 | Advertising & Computer Science Previously known as SheHacks, TechTogether was created with the sole aim of increasing the rate of female and femme non-binary attendance at hackathons in the Boston area. When TechTogether was created there was no big entrepreneurial vision - only a single idea that by hosting an ...

Hult Prize Spotlight: RefEd

By Yasmin Morais CAS'19 | International Relations Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts that showcase the work of BU teams competing for the Hult Prize.  RefEd is an application designed to reduce the gaps of access to education among refugee children. It started in the fall of 2017 with ...

Mock Interviewing

It's happened to all of us - we get asked a question that absolutely stumps us. Or we answer a question and think later, "Gee, that didn't come out the way I meant." When it comes to preventing these moments, practice in advance can be a great help. Mock interviewing is a great way to ...

Advice from the Other Side: How Internships Prepare You for a Career

Boston University provides students with a comprehensive, well-rounded education that prepares you for meaningful careers in all sorts of exciting industries. There’s no doubt that your time spent as a Terrier will strengthen your knowledge and skill set, but you want to be sure that you are not relying solely on your coursework to get ...

Advice from the Other Side: Career Fair Reflections and Academic Skills

I hope you all had a wonderful experience at the BU Career Fair on Wednesday. Selling yourself to recruiters can be daunting, and I think there can be a general tendency to put great emphasis on how your major has prepared you for a specific job or profession. As you reflect on your Career Fair experience, ...

Career Fairs for Introverts

Are you shy and overwhelmed by career fairs? Martha Brill shares tips on how to manage what might seem like a daunting event.

Get Ready for the Summer Experience Showcase

Ah, summer. Those sweet, sweet months of sunshine, sandy toes, and not a care in the world. As Bostonians, we try our hardest to take advantage of the precious warm weather before we’re forced to bundle up in our heavy coats and boots to survive another long winter. But as Boston University students, it’s important ...