Internship Series: Discovering Justice

Ibrahim Rashid CAS/Pardee’19 | International Relations Summer Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Ibrahim: I would hold on average 3-4 tours each week of the Moakley Courthouse for students as well as working professionals, where I would talk about the architecture, artwork, and history of the court as well as the ...

After the Interview, Send a Thank-You Note

Picture the scenario; you've just finished an interview for a job or internship position. Whether you feel like you aced it or completely bombed, your interview isn’t over until you write and send a thank-you note to every person who interviewed you. The thank-you note is your chance to make a positive final impression to get that ...

Advice from the Other Side: Learning Languages

Bonjour! Joyeux Vendredi! Why am I starting this blog post in another language, Terriers? Can you identify the language or, better yet, what it says? (We all have Google so I know that you’ll figure out that I’ve said “Hello! Happy Friday!” in French). I studied French all through high school and college, and I ...

Internship Series: HeartWare, Inc.

Eugene Kwan ENG’17 | Biomedical and Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Eugene: I worked on creating simulations of motor drive circuits. This involved designing a circuit that mimicked the effects of a brushless DC motor with back electromotive force. Another project I worked on was ...

Careers with the Federal Government

Thinking about an internship for the summer? Worried about what you’re going to do when you graduate? We’ve all been there. You have so many options, and a great one includes working with the federal government. Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t have to be a political science major to work for the federal government. ...

Internship Series: NBC News

Sydney Narvaez COM’19 | Public Relations Digital & Social Media Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Sydney: I worked with the digital team at NBC New York. The digital team is in charge of the website such as writing articles, as well as creating content on all social media platforms: ...

Internship Series: Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University

Shaka X CAS’18 | Biology Temporary Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Shaka: I worked with the Wyss Institute’s Programmable Nano Materials platform, researching injectable therapeutics and non-invasive treatments. This involved manufacturing gels and scaffolds to determine their chemical and mechanical properties using instruments that involve confocal and fluorescent microscopy, ...

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