Tag: communication

Your Grad School Personal Statement: Part 2

Editor's Note: This is part two of a four-part series.  When explaining why you want to go to grad school, it’s natural to trace the relevant parts of your experience through time. Organized that way, the essay is chronological. As a place to start, this structure is good because it’s pretty easy to complete a first ...

Your Grad School Personal Statement: Part 1

Editor's Note: This is part one of a four-part series.  Four things will make your grad school personal statement successful. The first is to focus on motivation, rather than trying to stand out. For your personal statement, many will advise you to be unique, to find a hook or angle in order to stand out ...

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: Schneider Associates

Allison Penn COM’15 | Mass Communication, Advertising Integrated Marketing and Social Media Intern During the summer of 2014, Allison worked as an Integrated Marketing and Social Media Intern at Schneider Associates. Over the course of this internship, Allison realized she would like to pursue something in the creative side of advertising.  CCD: Tell us about ...

Internship Series: SportsNet New York

Meredith Perri COM’14 | Journalism Digital Media and MetsBlog Intern Meredith Perri was a digital media and MetsBlog intern at SportsNet New York. After having tweeted to the blog’s founder, Meredith emailed her resume and cover letter and then became SNY’s first intern. Meredith was able to travel to New York City a few times ...

Internship Series: Food Truck Festivals of New England

Lissette Martinez COM’13 | Journalism Media Relations & Event Planning Intern Lissette Martinez was a Media Relations and Event Planning Intern for Food Truck Festivals of New England during the spring of 2013. She had a variety of tasks, including arranging media kits and re-organizing the organization’s Pinterest account. Food Truck Festivals did not post ...

Internship Series: Kel & Partners

Harper Schmidt COM’14 | Public Relations Social Media Intern During the summer of 2012, Harper Schmidt was a Social Media Intern at Kel & Partners, an opportunity she found though the online job board, Intern Sushi. This internship helped Harper understand her preferences for the type of public relations she hopes to go into after ...