First Generation Students: How to Find Support on Campus

Congratulations! You are the first person in your family to go to college! Undoubtedly, you have overcome many challenges along the way and are now living, studying, and exploring with your peers at Boston University. By now you have picked up some swag from the Barnes & Noble bookstore, swiped in for a Ben & ...

With Job Applications, Details Matter

Finding a job can be difficult, but it’s not impossible.  Working in Employer Relations, I constantly talk with employers about what they’re looking for in an ideal candidate and the best ways to stand out from the crowd. Many candidates seem to forget that details matter.  These tips won’t guarantee you get the job, but ...

Internship Series: Boston Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights

Sophie Spiers CAS ‘15 | International Relations, French Research Intern During Summer 2013, Sophie Spiers worked at the Boston Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights as a research intern. To find her internship, she simply Googled “international relations internships in Boston,” and applied online. CCD: Please tell us about your internship at the Boston ...

Internship Series: Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

Bob Schneider CAS’13 | International Relations Intern As an undergraduate student, Bob Schneider worked as intern in Washington, D.C. for Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. In addition to administrative tasks, Bob wrote recommendations on legislation for Congresswoman Tsongas. He found his internship via the Congresswoman’s website at the recommendation of a BU D.C. Study Abroad Program Manager. ...

Internship Series: Global NGO Centres

Sarah Miller  CAS/COM’ 13 | International Relations Fundraising and Social Media Intern During the fall of 2012, Sarah Miller studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland through the BU Study Abroad internship program. For six weeks, she worked as a fundraising and social media intern with the Global NGO Centres of Dublin. CCD: Tell us about your ...

Internship Series: SportsNet New York

Meredith Perri COM’14 | Journalism Digital Media and MetsBlog Intern Meredith Perri was a digital media and MetsBlog intern at SportsNet New York. After having tweeted to the blog’s founder, Meredith emailed her resume and cover letter and then became SNY’s first intern. Meredith was able to travel to New York City a few times ...

Internship Series: Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities

Alex Valdovinos CAS’13 | International Relations Research Intern In the fall of 2012, Alex Valdovinos began as an intern for the nonprofit organization, Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities (LASPAU). After finding out about the nonprofit through a newsletter from BU’s International Relations department, Alex contacted the organization and began the internship two weeks ...

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