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!

Internship Series: nanoView Diagnostics, Inc.

Michael Stephenson ENG’16 | Biomedical Engineering Product Development Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Michael: nanoView Diagnostics is a startup company that is located in the Boston University Business Resource Center, at Photonics. I found this position after asking one of my professors for help in acquiring an internship. He ...

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 ...

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