Help Employers Find You

Trying to find an internship or a job can be overwhelming. There are many out there, and you probably have a lot of questions. Which ones are right for me? What do those position descriptions mean? What counts as prior experience? One way to help make your search easier is upload your resume to Handshake. This ...

Internship Series: Mid Pacific Eyecare

Joyce Zhang CAS’16 | Biology and Economics Optometrist Assistant Joyce Zhang spent the summer of 2014 working as an Optometrist Assistant at Mid Pacific Eyecare. By utilizing resources and not being afraid to ask questions, she took advantage of this internship as an opportunity to gain a lot of experience. CCD: Tell us about your ...

Internship Series: Eversnap

Emma McAdams COM’17 & Questrom’17 | Public Relations, Business Administration Public Relations/Communications/Marketing Intern During the summer of 2014, Emma McAdams worked as an intern at Eversnap. Through this experience, she learned a lot about the photography industry, herself, and what she really wants to do with her future. CCD: Tell us about your experience at ...

Internship Series: Undergraduate Research in Kenya

Ashley Davidson CAS’15 & Pardee | History & International Relations Private Research  Ashley Davidson conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).  CCD: Tell us about your experience in Kenya. What were your responsibilities?  Ashley: I conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, and wrote two senior theses related to Kenya: one that was ...

Tips for Setting and Reaching Career Goals

Sometimes the idea of deciding what your career goals will be puts great pressure on you to make the “right” decision and that can stop you in your tracks. To help with this, we recommend that you break your goals into more manageable pieces. Simplify the process by looking at your goals from two perspectives—what ...

Internship Series: House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

Fabiola Portal CAS’16 & Questrom’16 | International Relations Intern (2011), Advisor (2013-2014) Fabiola Portal had the opportunity to intern in the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico during the summer of 2011, which later led to an advising job during the summers of 2013 and 2014.   CCD: Tell us about your experience in the ...

Internship Series: BU Community Service Center

Alexa Brown Sargent’16 | Physical Therapy Program Manager/FYSOP Staff Leader Alexa Brown took advice from her friends at BU and ventured into the field of community service. Through her position at BU’s Community Service Center (CSC), she gained a lot of experience and realized her love for giving back to the community.  CCD: Tell us ...

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