Being a Leader on Campus

As the Student Outreach Coordinator for Boston University’s Center for Career Development and Educational Resource Center, I have the privilege to work with an amazing group of student leaders through our Student Ambassador Program. These students were selected from a competitive group of applicants because of their leadership potential. They are all active members of the BU community; ...

Internship Series: Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Guanying Qu CAS’18 | Math and Economics Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Guanying: I conducted data analysis of surveys that measure the effectiveness of education initiatives for children on field trips, measuring pre-visit and post-visit differences in their knowledge of healthy food choices. This project required me to create infographics ...

Secure Storage for Recommendation Letters

Applying to graduate school? Seeking career opportunities in the academic field? Confused about organizing all of the documents necessary to apply for such opportunities? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Interfolio may be a helpful resource for you to explore. What is Interfolio? Interfolio is an online service that provides a ...

Internship Series: Suh Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Katherine Sennott CAS’16 | Biology Intern/Researcher CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Katherine: I was in charge of a research project about apolipoproteins, which are proteins that move cholesterol and other lipids around in your body. This project was based on research that other scientists have published, and was used to highlight ...

Answering The Most-Dreaded Interview Question

Great, you’ve got an interview for an internship or job that really excites you! You begin to prepare for the interview and think about the most frequently asked question: “So, tell me about yourself.” You get nervous just thinking about such an open-ended question. Rather than dread this inquiry, here are some do’s and don’ts ...

Internship Series: Mercer Consulting

Saurabh Mahajan CAS’16 | Economics Actuarial Consulting Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Saurabh: Mercer is a global consulting firm that focuses on risk and talent consulting. I was an actuarial intern in the retirement consulting department, so I worked with our consultants to help clients manage/forecast/de-risk their pension liabilities. Since ...

On-Campus Interviews = Employers Come to You

On-campus interviews are a win-win for all involved. Employers coming to campus want to hire BU students. Who knows, they just might hire you!

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