Student Internship Stories: Neekita Bajaj (SAR ‘23), Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey 

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? NB: Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey (GSNNJ) is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of G.I.R.L.S (go-getters, innovators, risk-takers, leaders), and offers every girl the opportunity to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. Jockey Hollow Girl Scout Camp is a ...

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 ...

Student Internship Stories: Camilo Auyero (CAS ‘23), Rainforest Partnership

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? CA: Rainforest Partnership is an Austin-based international NGO that works with the local and indigenous communities to protect and regenerate tropical rainforests in Ecuador, Peru, and Mexico. On a global scale, Rainforest Partnership aims to educate and raise awareness on rainforest conservation through partnerships with ...

Stand Out in Your Job Search Process

Stand out in your job search process using these tips. Research the Organization Research the company to ensure it is welcoming and that it aligns with your core values. For example, Citi is an industry leader in its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion efforts. According to Glassdoor, “Their 10 Affinity Groups - Asian Heritage, Black Heritage, ...

Student Internship Stories: Ahyoung Shin (CAS ‘22), Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP)

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AS: Last summer, I had the opportunity to intern as a Student Intern at the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) in Boston, MA. VLP is a non-profit organization that provides legal aid to lower-income people in the Greater Boston area. Within the various units that VLP has, ...

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 ...

Student Internship Stories: Amanda Primosch (CFA, COM ’22), Young Artists of America

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AP:   This summer, I continued to be an intern with Young Artists of America (YAA), a nonprofit performing arts organization that seeks to train young students into the best performers and people they can be. YAA provides classes in singing, acting, and dancing, as ...

How To Study Abroad at No Cost

By Tima Dasouki, CAS'22 Did you know that you can study abroad in any country at no cost to you? Many students find the idea of study abroad to be financially overwhelming: transportation, food, housing and accommodations in a completely different country sound intimidating. What you may not be aware of is that the government ...

Student Internship Stories: Melinda Stackpole (SAR’23), COVID-19 Action Coalition

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MS: The COVID-19 Action Coalition (COVAC) is a non-profit organization made up of physicians, college students, and other volunteers who aim to disperse accurate public health information about the COVID-19 pandemic to the general public, specifically in Massachusetts. They deliver this information through social media, ...

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 ...

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