Tag: employers

Words of Advice From Employers

Applying for a job involves more than just submitting a cover letter and resume.  It also requires the applicant to read all of the details and follow directions.  Not sure what this means? Here are a few tips to help you land that job. Review all requirements and follow them The number one piece of ...

Employer Perspective: Evelyn LoGiudici of Brilliant Earth

Please tell us a little about your organization:Brilliant Earth was founded by Beth Gerstein and Eric Grossberg as a response to the lack of transparency and irresponsible mining practices that confront the jewelry industry today. Brilliant Earth began with the belief that exceptional quality, ethically sourced jewelry can be an effective tool for social change. ...

Corporate Social Responsibility: What Is It, Why Pay Attention to It, and How to Figure Out How an Organization Ranks

What is corporate social responsibility? Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is when private organizations contribute to making their communities, environment, and economy better by doing the right thing. Business News Daily writes, that there are four types of CSR: Environmental initiatives: reducing the carbon footprintPhilanthropic efforts: donating to nonprofitsEthical labor practices: fair treatment of employeesVolunteering: participating ...

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Employer Perspectives: Marina Giliver of Capital One

CCD Editor’s Note: The CCD is proud to use its Employer Perspectives series to showcase the diverse, exciting, and engaged employers that recruit BU students. The following post is a conversation with Marina Giliver. Marina is a Director of Software Engineering at Capital One. With over 20 years of experience, Marina held engineering leadership roles at Thomson ...

Employer Perspectives: Ángeles Riera of Delta Partners

CCD Editor’s Note: The CCD is proud to use its Employer Perspectives series to showcase the diverse, exciting, and engaged employers that recruit BU students. Please tell us a little about your organization:Our TMT-sector specialization (Telecoms, Media and Tech), strategy and executional capabilities, on-the-ground presence in different geographies and our 360-degree perspective sets us apart while ...

How to Have Successful Virtual Connections with Employers

By Fellenia Chan (Questrom '22), CCD-ERC Student Ambassador  With the continuous advancement of technology and the greater use of online platforms, it’s more important than ever for students to understand how to connect with employers in a virtual space. From traditional career fairs to employer information sessions, more recruiters and companies are opting to host ...

Internship Insights From an Employer

During your time in college, you will most likely have a few internships under your belt.  When I meet with employers, they often talk about the work interns accomplish and the impact students make on their organization.  While each employer is different, here are some things to keep in mind at your next internship. Admit ...

Employer Spotlight: Optum

This summer, the CCD was lucky enough to visit Optum as part of its employer site visit program. Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company, is a leading health services and innovation company dedicated to helping make the health system work better for everyone. With more than 115,000 people worldwide, Optum combines technology, data and expertise to ...

Employer Spotlight: Northwestern Mutual

The CCD visited Northwestern Mutual, one of the nation's leading insurance firms. You may have heard of them before, but did you know they had one of the most unique and exciting internship programs out there? "We have the number 1 training program in the financial services industry," said Courtney Pollard, Campus Recruiter. "We accept ...

How to Talk to Employers at a Career Fair

A career fair is an event for employers to meet with students who seek internships or jobs. Boston University holds many on-campus career fairs during the academic year. Some fairs invite all-majors and some are more specialized for specific schools and/or majors. At a career fair, you can speak with employers to learn more about internship ...