Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

April 3, 2017

By Deb Jancourtz, Assistant Director of Counseling & Programs A cover letter is your chance to introduce your personal story and create a positive first impression with potential employers. In this competitive job market, a great cover letter (accompanying a great resume) increases your chances of getting an interview. The letter lets...

#BUCareerChat with Peppercomm

January 30, 2015

Only January 29, 2015, the CCD held a Twitter Chat with strategic communications and marketing firm, Peppercomm. Staff from Peppercomm (including a BU student who interned there last summer) discussed the company, its culture, opportunities, and more. Check out the tweets on Storify. Peppercomm is an award-winning strategic communications and marketing...

#BUCareerChat: Networking

December 6, 2013

On December 4, 2013, the CCD hosted a Twitter Chat, highlight networking. From utilizing LinkedIn and the Career Advisory Network to informational interviewing and the elevator pitch, there's a lot that goes into successful networking. Check out the tweets on Storify.

#BUCareerChat: Graduate School

November 14, 2013

Doug Edwards, a Career Counselor at the Center for Career Development, joined us on November 13 for a Twitter Chat focusing on graduate school. From housing letters of recommendation to standardized tests - there's a lot to think about before you apply to grad school. Check out the tweets on Storify.

#BUCareerChat: Majors & Careers

October 11, 2013

On October 9, the Center for Career Development shared tips and advice on choosing a major, exploring careers, and much more. Terry Brown, one of the CCD's Career Counselors was there and offered her advice. Check out the tweets on Storify.

#BUCareerChat: Resumes & Cover Letters

September 20, 2013

Krystyn McIntyre, Student Outreach Coordinator at the Center for Career Development and Educational Resource Center, joined us on September 19 for a Twitter Chat focusing on resumes and cover letters. She offered some great advice on putting together great documents to get you noticed. Check out her tips on Storify.