Do You Have the Global Skills Employers Want?

The word ‘global’ has gone global. At least five times a day, I hear it mentioned in the news or while reviewing job descriptions;  there’s globalization, global crises, global industries, global workforces. It’s everywhere, including at BU! BU students hail from around the world, speak hundreds of different languages, study abroad, and honor their cultures ...

Internship Series: Department of Environmental Protection

Julia Nassar CAS’19 | Environmental Analysis & Policy DEP Internship Program CCD: Tell us about your internship. What were your responsibilities? Julia: I mainly shadowed one of the employees Mr. Paul Wierzbicki, Professional Geologist III. I sat in on a number of meetings, such as a meeting with the city of Miami officials and the ...

Networking Outside the United States

Are you an international student, or an American who dreams of a career overseas? If so, don’t forget to think globally when conducting your job search! Factor in any language proficiency and/or cultural knowledge you have, as well as the networking contacts you may have outside the United States These contacts might include your family, ...

Internship Series: Fox News

Laura Eng CAS’17 | Political Science Fox News College Associate CCD: Tell us about your summer experience. What were your responsibilities?  Laura: I worked in the Northeast Bureau at Fox News in New York City, where I learned how to write and produce segments pertaining to the Northeast area. I went out into the field ...

Internship Series: Bates White

Jeremy Albright CAS’17 | Economics Summer Consultant CCD: Tell us about your summer experience. What were your responsibilities? Jeremy: I found this position by attending an info session at 100 Bay State Road that was presented by Bates White. I performed all of the duties that are normally assigned to entry level consultants. These tasks were all ...

Internship Series: Boston Healthcare for the Homeless

Aarushi Talwar Sargent’18 | Human Physiology General Health Service Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Aarushi: My responsibilities were divided into three parts. The first one was at Boston Medical Center, an administrative position where I worked at the walk-in clinic and helped the staff sign patients in and direct them to ...

Internship Series: Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

Emmett Nahil CAS’17 | Art History Curatorial/Collections Management Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Emmett: I worked directly under the Center’s Curatorial and Exhibitions Administrator. I independently oversaw the daily maintenance of the HGARC’s various exhibition rooms, as well as executed daily goals regarding the organization of these exhibits. Additionally, ...

What Does a Career Counselor Do?

The CCD has many resources available to help you during your time at BU and even after you graduate. One of the most personalized resources for you is a career counseling appointment. The CCD has seven counselors who work with undergraduates, master’s and PhD students, and alumni from all schools and colleges at BU. Career ...

Internship Series: Santander

Yi Zeng Questrom ’17 | Marketing, Law Corporate Communications and Events Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Yi: My responsibilities included helping with organizing internal training and large corporate meetings. I was in charge of sourcing venues, directing audio visual services, and many other related activities. CCD: What were some of ...

Getting Started with Handshake

Handshake is Boston University’s new online hub for career resources. With it, you can apply for jobs and internships, sign up for events and workshops, schedule career appointments, and more!

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