Tag: research

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 ...

Internship Series: Boston University CompNet Vision Lab

Veena Dali CAS ‘16 | Neuroscience Research Assistant During the summer of 2015, Veena Dali was a Research Assistant at Boston University’s CompNet Vision Lab, where she was in charge of recruiting subjects for experiments, running subjects, mentoring new members, reading scientific papers, and writing MATLAB code for the experiments. CCD: How did you find ...

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 ...

Internship Series: Systems & Technology Research

Benjamin Lawson CAS’17 | Computer Science Video and Image Understanding Group Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Benjamin: I was responsible for creating an app that utilized the face recognition capabilities that the group is developing. I adapted the current paradigm of a static database of images to a streaming real-time ...

Internship Series: Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Guanying Qu CAS’18 | Math and Economics Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Guanying: I conducted data analysis of surveys that measure the effectiveness of education initiatives for children on field trips, measuring pre-visit and post-visit differences in their knowledge of healthy food choices. This project required me to create infographics ...

Internship Series: Suh Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Katherine Sennott CAS’16 | Biology Intern/Researcher CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Katherine: I was in charge of a research project about apolipoproteins, which are proteins that move cholesterol and other lipids around in your body. This project was based on research that other scientists have published, and was used to highlight ...

Internship Series: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Alex Casella  CAS’16 | Computer Science Software Engineering Intern During the summer of 2014 and 2015, Alex Casella worked as a Software Engineering Intern with a focus in cyber security at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). LLNL is one of America’s premier laboratories in global security research and development. At LLNL, Alex is a “Computation ...