Tag: international relations

Internship Series: Tim Canova for Congress

Masha Vernik CAS/Pardee’19 | International Relations Deputy Field Organizer CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Masha: My job was to knock on voters’ doors and convince them to vote for Tim Canova. To do this effectively required a multitude of persuasion and tactful skills. I gave pitches tailored to an individual ...

Internship Series: Discovering Justice

Ibrahim Rashid CAS/Pardee’19 | International Relations Summer Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Ibrahim: I would hold on average 3-4 tours each week of the Moakley Courthouse for students as well as working professionals, where I would talk about the architecture, artwork, and history of the court as well as the ...

Internship Series: Department of State

Aelish Benjamin-Brown CAS/Pardee’18 | International Relations State Department Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Aelish: I found the opportunity via my academic department and the Center for Career Development. I went to walk-in hours for cover letter help and followed up with a career advisor multiple times to perfect my ...

Internship Series: The Foreign Policy Initiative

Christina Lucas CAS’17/Pardee’17 | International Relations & Economics Policy Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Christina: My overall job description was writing up policy memos, assisting in conference call briefings, presenting at weekly policy team meetings, and working on my long term research project. Every day I was responsible ...

Internship Series: Truman National Security Project

Samuel Sherman Pardee’17 | International Relations Development Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Samuel: I was on the BU Study Abroad – Washington DC Internship program. I connected with a former BU alum who suggested me for the position. Essentially, I cultivated donors, built donor profiles, planned receptions and ...

Internship Series: UROP

Ben Gagne-Maynard CAS/Pardee '16 | History and International Relations Student Researcher During the summer of 2015, Ben Gagne-Maynard worked on a UROP project under the guidance of Professor Anthony Petro. He conducted his own historical and archival research project. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Ben: As a student researcher ...

Funded Internship Series: Mina’s List

Sana Johnson CAS ’17 | International Relations Communications Intern, Mina's List: Empowering Women's Political Leadership Globally, Summer 2015 Yawkey Intern  Inspired by women leaders in global politics, Sana Johnson interned at Mina’s List during the summer of 2015. Sana was able to pursue this unpaid internship due to the living allowance stipend provided by the Yawkey ...