Why an Action Plan Works

What is a career action plan? It is a way to stay focused on both short-term (one to two years out) and long-term (two years or more) career goals. An action plan helps keep you on track and moving forward as you make progress in understanding, exploring, and attaining a career that is a great ...

BU Students Rocking It at Top Companies

When someone asks you where you want to work someday, is there a “dream” organization that comes immediately to mind? This summer, CNNMoney released its annual list of the World’s Top Employers for New Grads. For the list, CNNMoney paired up with Universum, a research firm, to determine the top employers that college graduates want ...

How Studying Abroad Can Help Build Your Mosaic

When you graduate, an employer or graduate school will be interested in ALL of the experiences you had as an undergraduate student. Studying abroad is one that you may be able to showcase, but it is up to you to illustrate why your study abroad experience is relevant and valuable for the job (or degree ...

Internship Series: U.S. Department of State

Greg Zegas CAS’15 | Environmental Analysis & Policy, Economics Econ and Diplomacy Intern at Embassy Majuro (Marshall Islands) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Greg: The Embassy in Majuro is so small that I was able to be involved in a wide variety of projects. At the beginning of the summer, I ...

Internship Series: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Alex Casella  CAS’16 | Computer Science Software Engineering Intern During the summer of 2014 and 2015, Alex Casella worked as a Software Engineering Intern with a focus in cyber security at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). LLNL is one of America’s premier laboratories in global security research and development. At LLNL, Alex is a “Computation ...

Why People Skills Matter

Martha Brill shares a few tips to demystify what people skills are, how you can gain them, and how to talk about them as you pursue internships and jobs.

What Can Social Media Do for Your Job Search?

Despite any horror stories you may have heard, social media can be quite useful to a job search.

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