Tag: research

Internship Series: BU Global Health Labs

Dante Cilento SAR'19 | Health Science Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? DC: Designing a research project and carrying out the research to contribute to its completion. I did a literature review and evidence synthesis of alternative healthcare taxes as a way of financing healthcare and achieving universal ...

Internship Series: Jaunpur Social Network Study, Uttar Pradesh, India

Anamika Sinha SAR'19 | Health Sciences Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? AS: My main job was to be a project manager/technical support for the team. I was intensively working to create surveys for our randomized controlled trial in India with teams from Boston University and Delhi University. ...

Internship Series: TD Bank

Maria Ren CAS/CFA ’18 | Mathematics & Harp Performance Business System Analyst CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Maria: I worked on a variety of tasks and projects during my internship. I worked on a project implementing Amazon Echo Dot Alexa with TD Bank, and conducted research on artificial intelligence, machine learning, data ...

Advice from the Other Side: Owning Your Career Path

With the spring semester coming to an end and summer quickly approaching, Terriers are securing all kinds of exciting summer internships, fellowships, research opportunities, full-time jobs, and graduate school acceptances. You’re happy that your friends are succeeding in their career development, but what happens if you don’t get the position you wanted, or the salary ...

Internship Series: Legendary Entertainment

Benjamin Lawson CAS/GRS ’18 | Computer Science Data Science Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Benjamin: I was responsible for an R&D project related to video and image understanding. At the end of the summer, I packaged my research into a tool that could be used across teams. I presented ...

Internship Series: Pfizer

Brian Chirn SAR/CAS ’18 | Health Science & Biology Summer Intern/Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Brian: I worked in the drug discovery and internal medicine department on a team of several scientists. During my time at this internship, I optimized a functional assay which tested cell surface expression ...

Internship Series: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Jasmine Nouravi CAS’18 | Psychology Research Trainee CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Jasmine: I processed, inventoried, aliquoted, and organized samples of blood, urine, and saliva from patients with and without endometriosis for endometriosis research and repositories at the Boston Center for Endometriosis. I also helped organize and store samples for ...