Tag: technology

Internship Stories: 23andMe

By Abdullaah Robins (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? This summer I spent 12 weeks interning at 23andMe. 23andMe is a healthtech company which providing genetic services through DNA kits which include ancestry reports as well as reports on your health that alerts you about certain risks pertaining to genetics. ...

Internship Stories: Deloitte

By Kendall Castañeda (CAS’21) CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I spent 8 weeks in Deloitte's Risk and Financial Advisory practice working with a client on a cyber risk and security assignment. Our project was focused on an Identity Access Management (IAM) platform transition. My main responsibility was to learn. I ...

Internship Stories: Facebook

By Beleyou Kebede (QST’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as a Facebook Digital Rights Operations Intern in California. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? I had a great experience interning at Facebook! In my position, the responsibilities were mainly focused on improving user experience of the Facebook family of ...

Internship Stories: LinkedIn

By Emmanuel Reid (COM’20) This summer, I had the pleasure of working as an Human Resources Intern at LinkedIn’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. It was a 12-week internship, where I expanded on multiple skills and interests I’ve developed in COM. Working in tech was incredibly insightful, and I’m very thankful I have this internship on ...

Understanding Your VMock Score

VMock’s automatic resume review and feedback provides you with a score for your resume out of 100 points. Understanding how this score is calculated can help you to also understand how to improve your resume. The overall score for your resume is comprised of three factors; Impact, Presentation, and Competencies. Impact refers to the strength ...

Student Entrepreneur Spotlight: TechTogether

By Fiona Whittington COM'19 | Advertising & Computer Science Previously known as SheHacks, TechTogether was created with the sole aim of increasing the rate of female and femme non-binary attendance at hackathons in the Boston area. When TechTogether was created there was no big entrepreneurial vision - only a single idea that by hosting an ...

Hult Prize Spotlight: RefEd

By Yasmin Morais CAS'19 | International Relations Editor's Note: This is the first in a series of blog posts that showcase the work of BU teams competing for the Hult Prize.  RefEd is an application designed to reduce the gaps of access to education among refugee children. It started in the fall of 2017 with ...