Internship Series

Internship Stories: Creativity and Activism at MassVOTE

April 30, 2018

By James Krolewski (Questrom'19), Yawkey Nonprofit Internship Program My name is James Krolewski, and my internship at MassVOTE allowed me to explore the nonprofit sector and learn more about my own interests in the process. Cheryl Crawford, the executive director of MassVOTE, whom I worked directly under, gave me a lot...

Internship Stories: Making A Difference for People in Haiti

April 25, 2018

By Ashlie Bermudez (CAS/Pardee'19), Yawkey Nonprofit Internship Program During the Fall 2017 semester I worked as a Development and Communications Intern at the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH). IJDH is a Boston-based non-profit organization focused on improving the condition of Haiti and its people. In addition to the...

Internship Stories: The Case for Startup Internships

April 23, 2018

By Sophia Lipp (COM'19), Santander Sophomore Internship Program I know what you're thinking: a startup company just doesn't sound like the right fit for me. But I would like to tell you just how wrong you really are. I had the exact same thoughts running through my head before I began the...

Student Stories: An Interdisciplinary Internship at the UN

April 13, 2018

By Grace Li, Santander Sophomore Internship Program While the prospect of hopping around an office, working on several projects a day and juggling the responsibilities of many teams may seem daunting to some, that environment is what I’ve learned to thrive in. During my time as a Programs and Development Intern...

Student Stories: A “Marvelous” Television Internship

April 11, 2018

By Jackie Collet, Yawkey Program Intern I am a theater professional by training and trade, before this experience, I did not know much about television production except for what I imagined and just watching the end product. I have always been curious about it, and I wanted to learn more about...

Student Stories: A Research Internship is Within Your Reach

April 4, 2018

By Vani Gupta, Yawkey Nonprofit Internship Program Being a pre-medical student in a huge school like Boston University and in a city with so many college students, the idea of getting involved in meaningful research seemed like an impossible task. But with a lot of determination and a stroke of luck,

Tips for Applying to a Funded Internship Program

March 26, 2018

By Samantha Gignac, Yawkey Program Coordinator Excited about the opportunity to participate in one of the CCD’s Funded Internship Programs, but wondering how you can make sure your application is stronger? Follow these application tips to make yourself a great candidate for one of the Funded Internship Programs! Prepare your responses in...

Student Stories: Olivia Ferris, Giving the Gift of Speech

March 23, 2018

By Olivia Ferris (SPH'20), Yawkey Program Intern This past summer I worked at the AES World Languages and Cultures Institute (AWLCI), a nonprofit language school in Boston that teaches English to non-native speakers and medical Spanish to doctors and other healthcare professionals. There, my main job as an intern was to...

Internship Series: Red Hat

March 21, 2018

Patrick Dillon ENG '18 | Computer Engineering Software Engineering Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? PD: I worked on OpenShift Online, which is a cloud computing platform. I wrote software to make improvements to the new user registration process. CCD: How did you find the position? What helped you get it?  PD: Red Hat...

Internship Series: Turner Broadcasting (TruTV)

March 14, 2018

Nairobi Jeanniton COM '19 | Public Relations Digital Marketing Intern CCD: Tell us about your internship experience. What were your responsibilities? NJ: I developed compelling, on-brand copy on a daily basis for online sites and social accounts. I also managed social assets on Sprinklr, and presented a social media optimization campaign to top-level executives. CCD: How did you...