Alternative Options for After Graduation: Volunteer Work and Self-Employment

If you are still conducting a job search for a full-time or permanent position post-graduation, there are many options to help you maintain daily structure, stay motivated and keep you connected to the world of work. This blog will cover some short-term experiences including volunteer work and self-employment. Sometimes it may feel overwhelming to know ...

Internship Stories: Aberdeen Standard Investments

By Tim Barlar (QST’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Over the summer I worked as an Investments intern with Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) Private Equity group in Boston. During my time with the firm, I conducted valuations of secondary investments by creating financial models to determine the net asset value ...

Internship Stories: GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders (GLAD)

By Wesley Jones (SAR’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? So far my experience at GLAD has been fantastic. I have been able to work on multiple projects across various areas of development from event planning, prospect research, and database management. In addition, all of my co-workers have been incredibly supportive ...

Steps on Making a Career Change

It is said that the average professional makes anywhere from 7 to 12 career changes in a lifetime - possibly even more. Our work situations change as well as our career goals, making a career transition at some point in our career lifetime likely to happen.  For anyone planning to make this transition, the process ...

Thinking of Going for that Promotion?

You’ve been in your current role for some time now, doing solid work and making things happen. But you can’t help but begin to think about your next career move, and you should be. An option that may come across your plate is applying for a promotion at your current employer. If you find yourself in this ...

Internship Stories: Mandarin Film

By Sophia Ricciardi (COM/CAS’20) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I worked directly under the Executive Producer of Mandarin Film in their new Shanghai office. Mandarin Film is a production company based in Beijing, that collaborates with a lot of European and American companies on productions that shoot in China. Mandarin ...

PhD and Grad Students: What the CCD Can Do for You

The Center for Career Development (CCD) is available to PhD and graduate students and can help with specific concerns that you may have in your time here. Some of the ways we can help are: Developing your job search strategy: Whether you are planning to pursue an academic job, a post-doc position, or plan to ...

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