Tag: communication

Can Your Personal Social Media Accounts Affect Your Job Opportunities?

The majority of people use social media to keep in touch with friends and family, post photos, share information, keep up with news or trends, or just fill some spare time. When it comes time to apply to your next job or internship, it's important to take a look at your social media accounts. There ...

How to Market Yourself When You Don’t Have Any Professional Experience

Whether you are interviewing for a position, speaking with an employer at a career fair, or networking with a professional you are marketing yourself to show exactly who you are and what you can bring to the company. But for those of us who don’t have any professional experience you may feel lost from the ...

What is Your Greatest Weakness

As you’re getting ready to interview, it’s important to prepare for commonly asked questions, including “What is your greatest weakness?”. This question can be challenging, so let’s walk through some strategies for addressing this question successfully! What are interviewers looking to learn?  With each interview question, it’s important to consider what your audience wants to ...

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How to Advocate for Yourself in the Workplace

By Nuria Gonzalo Whether you are beginning a part-time job or internship, or have been working with a specific company for a while, setbacks at work can become an obstacle and may even make you question your potential. Setbacks can range from failing to meet a deadline, unfulfilled expectations, or expectations that did not fall ...

Student Internship Stories:   Jacob Rose (QST ‘24), Hearts for the Homeless International 

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? JR: As a company, Hearts for the Homeless International provides free and informative heart health education events. We additionally have chapters at over 30 college campuses across the US that provide blood pressure readings and heart health information approved by the American Heart Association to ...

What To Do After the Career Fair

You’ve successfully attended the University-Wide Virtual Career Fair, getting to know employers and learning about exciting new opportunities. But it’s not over yet! Here are three steps you should take to ensure you’ve made the most of the career fair.  Firstly, you should follow up with employers in a timely manner. You can shoot them ...

Student Internship Stories:  Priscilla Bright  ( CAS’23), The Guild of Boston Artists

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? PB: The Guild of Boston Artists is a gallery that is unique in many ways. It is the only contemporary representational art gallery in Boston, it is deeply rooted in its history, and although it is run on a small staff, those who work there ...

Student Internship Stories: Abigail Hulick (QST’ 22), Raising A Reader Massachusetts

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AH: I spent my time interning for Raising A Reader Massachusetts, an organization dedicated to closing the literacy opportunity gap primarily through their Red Book Bag program and parent education workshops. They serve families with children from birth to six years by partnering with after-school ...

Student Internship Stories: Sharlize Lescano (COM ‘23), Bakes for Breast Cancer

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? SL: This summer, I interned at Bakes for Breast Cancer, a nonprofit organization that aims to spread awareness and raise money for breast cancer initiatives, such as medical research and patient care. As a Public Relations Intern, some of my responsibilities included: curating engaging social ...

Student Internship Stories: Amanda Primosch (CFA, COM ’22), Young Artists of America

CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? AP:   This summer, I continued to be an intern with Young Artists of America (YAA), a nonprofit performing arts organization that seeks to train young students into the best performers and people they can be. YAA provides classes in singing, acting, and dancing, as ...