Tag: international

Internship Stories: American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai

It's time for another internship story from a real BU student! This time, learn what it's like to intern representing American business interests in China!

Internship Series: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – Malawi

Rachel Edwards  CAS '20 | Sociology and Environmental Analysis & Policy Overseas Summer Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  RE: I worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to analyze, review, and present data from the 2015-16 Malawi Demographic and Health Survey. I also traveled to conduct Data Quality ...

Networking Outside the United States

Are you an international student, or an American who dreams of a career overseas? If so, don’t forget to think globally when conducting your job search! Factor in any language proficiency and/or cultural knowledge you have, as well as the networking contacts you may have outside the United States These contacts might include your family, ...

Internship Series: HSBC Hong Kong

Juliana Law Questrom ‘17 | Finance and Accounting Summer Intern During the summer of 2015, Juliana Law was a Summer Intern for a HSBC Global Banking and Markets subsidiary in Hong Kong. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Juliana: I interned with Brokerage Outsourcing Securities Services. I was involved in ...

Internship Series: Mission of Honduras to the United Nations

Fabiola Portal Dorado CAS'16 | International Relations Human Rights Representative, Permanent Mission of Honduras to the United Nations and other International Organizations in Geneva CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Fabiola: I worked primarily with human rights issues during the 28th and 29th Sessions of the Human Rights Council, the 22nd Cycle ...

Internship Series: Mercer Consulting

Saurabh Mahajan CAS’16 | Economics Actuarial Consulting Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Saurabh: Mercer is a global consulting firm that focuses on risk and talent consulting. I was an actuarial intern in the retirement consulting department, so I worked with our consultants to help clients manage/forecast/de-risk their pension liabilities. Since ...

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: 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 ...

Internship Series: World Affairs Council

Janki Viroja CAS’16 | International Relations & Psychology Program Assistant During the summer of 2014, Janki Viroja worked as a Program Assistant at the World Affairs Council in Connecticut, helping to plan an array of events and programs. CCD: What were your responsibilities?  Janki: I assisted the Program Director in the planning and delivery of all ...