Tag: politics

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 ...

Careers with the Federal Government

Thinking about an internship for the summer? Worried about what you’re going to do when you graduate? We’ve all been there. You have so many options, and a great one includes working with the federal government. Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t have to be a political science major to work for the federal government. ...

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: Hispanic Black Gay Coalition

Amanda Reveles CAS’17 | Astronomy Youth Conference Organizer CCD: Tell us about internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Amanda: I was in charge of soliciting sponsors and in kind donations as well as creating a website for the conference. I also communicated with a lot of youth and other nonprofit organizations to get facilitators for ...

Internship Series: Fox News

Laura Eng CAS’17 | Political Science Fox News College Associate CCD: Tell us about your summer experience. What were your responsibilities?  Laura: I worked in the Northeast Bureau at Fox News in New York City, where I learned how to write and produce segments pertaining to the Northeast area. I went out into the field ...

Internship Series: Congresswoman Niki Tsongas

Bob Schneider CAS’13 | International Relations Intern As an undergraduate student, Bob Schneider worked as intern in Washington, D.C. for Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. In addition to administrative tasks, Bob wrote recommendations on legislation for Congresswoman Tsongas. He found his internship via the Congresswoman’s website at the recommendation of a BU D.C. Study Abroad Program Manager. ...

Internship Series: U.S. House of Representatives

Eric Kashdan CAS’14 | Major: International Relations Legislative Intern for Congressman John Tierney This spring, Eric Kashdan is a legislative intern at the United States House of Representatives for Congressman John Tierney, representing the sixth Congressional District of Massachusetts. Eric found this opportunity online, with the knowledge that he wanted to work in the federal ...