Why People Skills Matter

Martha Brill shares a few tips to demystify what people skills are, how you can gain them, and how to talk about them as you pursue internships and jobs.

What Can Social Media Do for Your Job Search?

Despite any horror stories you may have heard, social media can be quite useful to a job search.

Internship Series: Twentieth Century Fox Television

Katy Phinick COM/CAS’15 | Public Relations Brand Management and Digital Intern During the summer of 2014, Katy Phinick interned at Twentieth Century Fox Television. She used her networking skills to land the position and gained a lot of experience while there. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Katy: I monitored trends in ...

Internship Series: Creeper Crawlers

Dana Finley COM’15 | Public Relations Social Media Intern During the summer of 2014, Dana Finley interned in Ireland at Creeper Crawlers, a company that makes developmental clothing for infants and toddlers.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Dana: I expanded the brand’s presence online; managed Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter platforms with ...

Internship Series: Center for Memory and Brain

Pamela Riviere CAS’15 | Neuroscience Research Assistant  During the summer of 2013, Pamela had the opportunity to conduct research at the Center for Memory and Brain. Having enjoyed her experience, Pamela returned for summer 2014. This experience confirmed her interest in neuroscience as well as her plans to pursue an MD/PhD. CCD: Tell us about ...

Internship Series: Study Abroad & Research in Kenya

Susi Neher CAS’16 | International Relations Student/Researcher in the School for Field Studies Taking advantage of the resources at BU, Susi Neher studied abroad in Kenya during the summer of 2014. Through this experience, Susi determined that a career in research is the right path for her.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were ...

Internship Series: The Walt Disney Company

Bhakti Varma SMG’16 | Business Administration and Management (Finance and Law) International Distribution and Syndication Department Intern  During the summer of 2014, Bhakti Varma interned with The Walt Disney Company in India. She also further developed skills in networking and communicating with others.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Bhakti: I spent ...

Internship Series: Goldman Sachs

Alex Lawson CAS’16 | Economics Derivative Operations Summer Analyst In the summer of 2014, CAS student Alex Lawson completed an internship at Goldman Sachs. Gaining many skills from this experience, Alex was offered another internship there for summer 2015.  CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Alex: I supported the trading desk by ...

Internship Series: Digital Suggar

Jonathan Candelaria COM’15 | Advertising Design & Media Intern During the summer of 2014, Jonathan Candelaria completed a study abroad program in Madrid, Spain, and landed an internship with Digital Suggar as their Design & Media Intern.  CCD: Tell us about your experience at Digital Suggar. Jonathan: I was responsible for designing and revamping websites for ...

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 ...

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