24hrs Before the Interview: Panic Prevention!

Congratulations, you landed an interview! Whether for an internship, job, volunteer work, or graduate school, you will want to prepare—both well in advance and during the last 24 hours. An interview is just like any other big event; the better prepared you are, the less likely you will be to panic! Let’s assume you’ve done ...

Internship Series: Staples Corporate Headquarters

Saurabh Mahajan CAS’16 | Economics | Minors: Statistics & SMG Data Analytics Intern in the eCommerce Department Saurabh Mahajan used Boston University resources to find an internship with Staples. Through this experience, he acquired several new skills and improved some old ones. CCD: Tell us about your experiences. What were your responsibilities?  Saurabh: I analyzed large ...

Internship Series: World Affairs Council

Janki Viroja CAS’16 | International Relations & Psychology Program Assistant During the summer of 2014, Janki Viroja worked as a Program Assistant at the World Affairs Council in Connecticut, helping to plan an array of events and programs. CCD: What were your responsibilities?  Janki: I assisted the Program Director in the planning and delivery of all ...

References 101

I’ve had my resume and cover letter reviewed, and now you tell me that I need references as well? During the interview process for an internship or job (especially if the employer is seriously interested in you), you will probably be asked to submit up to three references.   What is a reference?  A reference ...

Steps to Take at the Career Fair

Each year, the CCD hosts two Career Fairs, one in October, and one in February. Career Fairs connect students and alumni with employers from a variety of industries. The employers (for-profit, non-profit, and government) recruit for both internship and full-time positions, and they all have the same goal: recruit Boston University students and alumni. But ...

Internship Series: Hearst Television & KMBC-TV

Emma Moehlenhoff COM’15 | Film/TV Production Assistant at Hearst Television and a Producer Intern at KMBC-TV During the summer of 2014, Emma Moehlenhoff had two television-related internships. Through these experiences, Emma deepened her interest in the field and plans to continue to pursue it further in the future.  CCD: Tell us about your experiences. What ...

Internship Series: Hospital Sanitas La Moraleja

Gregg Miller CAS’15 | Neuroscience Intern During the summer of 2014, Gregg Miller worked as an intern and shadowed clinicians at a hospital in Madrid, Spain. Working alongside other doctors, Gregg was able to improve his Spanish-speaking skills and go out of his comfort zone. CCD: What were your responsibilities?  Gregg: As an intern at Hospital ...

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