Tips for Setting & Reaching Career Goals

December 18, 2014

By Martha Brill, Assistant Director, Counseling and Programs Sometimes the idea of deciding what your career goals will be puts great pressure on you to make the “right” decision and that can stop you in your tracks.  To help with this, we recommend that you break your goals into more manageable...

Internship Series: House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

December 16, 2014

Fabiola Portal CAS’16 & SMG’16 I Majors: International Relations Intern (2011), Advisor (2013-2014), House of Representatives of Puerto Rico Fabiola Portal had the opportunity to intern in the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico during the summer of 2011, which later led to an advising job during the summers of 2013 and 2014.

BU Alumni: An Invaluable Resource For You

December 11, 2014

By Terry Brown, Assistant Director, Counseling and Programs Whether you’re in your first year at BU or are about to head out into the world of work, pursue graduate study, or participate in a gap year, connecting with BU alums could be a wise move for you. There are hundreds of...

Internship Series: BU Community Service Center

December 9, 2014

Alexa Brown Sargent’16 I Majors: Physical Therapy Program Manager/FYSOP Staff Leader at the BU Community Service Center Alexa Brown took advice from her friends at BU and ventured into the field of community service. Through her position at BU’s Community Service Center (CSC), she gained a lot of experience and realized her love...

How Oversharing on Social Media Can Hurt Your Job Search

December 4, 2014

By Donna Devlin, Staff Coordinator, BU Center for Career Development Social media sites have many positive uses; they give you a place to stay in touch with family and friends, connect with long-lost friends, share moments from your daily life, or post vacation pictures. But it is important that you are...

Internship Series: Altisource

December 2, 2014

Anisha Kalyani CAS’15 I Majors: Economics Strategy & Operations Intern at Altisource During the spring and summer of 2014, Anisha Kalyani completed two internships at Altisource. She is interested in pursuing a career in strategy consulting and has already secured a full-time job after graduation at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in New York City.  CCD: Tell...

Parents: Employers Want More BU Talent

November 25, 2014

By Kimberly DelGizzo, Director, BU Center for Career Development Career centers, like ours, have a significant role to play in connecting recruiters with students. It’s not placement, nor is it match making. Through campus recruiting, employers are able to recruit and select prepared and polished candidates, and students are able to...

Internship Series: Schneider Associates

Allison Penn COM’15 | Majors: Mass Communication, Advertising Integrated Marketing and Social Media Intern, Schneider Associates During the summer of 2014, Allison worked as an Integrated Marketing and Social Media Intern at Schneider Associates. Over the course of this internship, Allison realized she would like to pursue something in the creative side of...

The Value of Working After College

November 20, 2014

By Melissa Riesgo, Program Coordinator, BU Center for Career Development Although I’m in a graduate program now, it has taken me a few years to get here. When I graduated from college I knew I needed to experience the real world before I even thought about a master’s degree. After working in...

Working Students: The Importance of Making Time for You

November 13, 2014

By Tesla Abrego, Student Outreach Coordinator, BU Center for Career Development and Educational Resource Center Does juggling a full course load, two jobs, and weekly student group meetings have you down? I am here to tell you that there is a simple solution, which is brought to you by YOU. That’s...