Tag: research

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 ...

Internship Series: PureHope

Esther Kwon SED’19 | Education Writing Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities?  Esther: I researched and wrote articles about cultivating justice within sex trafficking. The main project was to complete the non-profit’s annual magazine which discussed underlying themes such as purity and virtue within a Christian context. Our team ...

Internship Series: UROP, Interdisciplinary Modernist Studies

Nicole Rizzo CAS/KHC’18 | English Research Assistant CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Nicole: The focus of my internship was locating images, then researching and requesting permissions, and collaborating with international archives, artists, website owners, and publishers to assist in the publication of an upcoming book on Japanese noh theater. This experience taught me ...

Internship Series: Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center

Emmett Nahil CAS’17 | Art History Curatorial/Collections Management Internship CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? Emmett: I worked directly under the Center’s Curatorial and Exhibitions Administrator. I independently oversaw the daily maintenance of the HGARC’s various exhibition rooms, as well as executed daily goals regarding the organization of these exhibits. Additionally, ...

Internship Series: National Institutes of Health

Michelle Rose ENG’17 | Biomedical Engineering Research Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Michelle: At the NIH, I worked on a longstanding research project about growing cancer cells in 3D using a bioreactor and microfabricated vessels. For the time I was there, there were no post-baccalaureates or postdocs working on the ...

Internship Series: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Ariel Lavi Questrom ’17 | Business Law Research Assistant During the summer of 2015, Ariel Lavi was a Research Assistant for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He found this opportunity through Rabbi Loketch, who is one of the Rabbis at BU Hillel. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities Ariel: I was the ...

Internship Series: Boston Medical Center

Camilla Kemppainen CGS/SAR ‘18 | Human Physiology Research Assistant During the summer of 2015, Camilla Kemppainen was a Research Assistant at Boston Medical Center (BMC), which she found through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Project (UROP). After emailing the doctor overseeing the internship, Camilla secured an interview and was offered the position. CCD: What did you ...