Professional Dress on a Budget

Does professional dress for job interviews still matter? What does “professional dress” mean? How can I dress professionally on a college student’s budget? And where can I even find professional attire in the first place? Do these questions resonate with you? If so, we are here to help answer those for you! Yes, professional dress ...

Virtual Career Fair Tips

Are you looking for an internship or full time job this semester?  If the answer is yes, then you should participate in a virtual career fair. A virtual career fair is essentially the same as an in-person one, it just happens to be online during a specified date and time. The CCD is hosting its ...

Student Internship Stories: Emma Figueredo (CAS’23), Born Global

CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? EF: My role in Born Global was to research ways that larger companies and businesses could change their practices, making them more fair, efficient, and sustainable. My responsibilities were to look at different problems, then research how we can overcome them. This involved a ...

Handshake Tips for International Students

Finding opportunities from employers who are willing to sponsor job visas or accept OPT/CPT can often be a frustrating process. Fortunately there are some resources and tools in Handshake that can make this process a little easier! Job Filters: One great way to help identify opportunities for international students is to take advantage of the ...

Student Internship Stories: Monica Shipman (CAS’23), Cerillo Family Dentistry

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? MS: For seven months of my senior year, I would intern at Cerillo Family Dentistry on Mondays and Fridays through a class at my high school called “Executive Internship.” Seeing as I plan on entering the dental field, this was a great experience for me, ...

How To Put Your COVID-19 Experience on a Resume

COVID-19 has disrupted many people’s career plans and has forced them to think and work creatively. For some people, they may have gained new skills by implementing innovative strategies, technology and services. Others may have been furloughed or may have lost their jobs. In that case, they may have volunteered, took freelance roles, or started ...

Student Internship Stories: Elaine Suh (QST’22), Parker Dewey

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? ES: I was one of the first BU students to find a Micro-Internship through Parker Dewey. My experience was with Innoarchitech, a data strategy company. As Innoarchitech's Youtube Video Editing Intern, I created eight YouTube videos on artificial intelligence. My main responsibility entailed video and ...

Career Benefits of Extracurricular Activities

Have you ever thought that participating on a sports team or volunteering at a local nonprofit could benefit your career? Employers often mention how important extracurricular activities are when searching for a candidate. Recruiters are looking for well-rounded individuals and your extracurricular activities can help you stand out in a pile of resumes. Extracurricular activities ...

Classroom + Career Goes Virtual this Fall

As BU learns from anywhere this fall, the Center for Career Development (CCD) and Educational Resource Center (ERC) wants to meet you where you are, connect you with fellow peers, and foster your academic success and career development. Sound appealing? Connect with our CCD-ERC Student Ambassadors this fall at Classroom + Career Q&As, a virtual ...

Incoming Students: Here’s What the CCD Can Do For You

Welcome to BU! You may not know us yet, but we are the BU Center for Career Development. We are your partner in making informed, self-aware decisions from your very first semester! If you've given any thought to career development, you've probably thought of resumes and interviews, maybe also internships. But in fact, career development ...

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