Summer Experience

Internship Series: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

April 5, 2016

Ariel Lavi Questrom ’17 | Major: Business Law Research Assistant, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem During the summer of 2015, Ariel Lavi was a Research Assistant for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which he found through Rabbi Loketch, who is one of the Rabbis at BU Hillel. CCD: Tell us about your experience. What...

Relocating for a Summer Internship

March 31, 2016

By Samantha Stocksdale, Internship Coordinator Summer is a popular time for internships. Students typically have more time to invest and more flexibility in terms of geographic locations. While some students pursue internships in Boston, others seek internships in/near their hometowns or choose another location altogether. Relocating for a summer internship presents...

Internship Series: Boston Medical Center

March 29, 2016

Camilla Kemppainen CGS/SAR ‘18 | Major: Human Physiology Research Assistant, Boston Medical Center 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...

Funded Internship Series: Restavek Freedom Foundation

March 22, 2016

Andrea Van Grinsven CAS ’17 Major: International Relations Intern, Restavek Freedom Foundation Summer 2015 Yawkey Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Andrea: I interned with Restavek Freedom Foundation (RFF) in Port Salut, Haiti. RFF is a nonprofit organization made up of individuals dedicated to ending the system of restavek, a...

Internship Series: Boston University CompNet Vision Lab

March 15, 2016

Veena Dali CAS ‘16 | Major: Neuroscience Research Assistant, Boston University CompNet Vision Lab 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...

Internship Series: UROP (Children’s Literature)

March 8, 2016

Nina Becker Jobim CAS ‘16 | Major: English Researcher, Boston University Undergraduate Research Opportunities Project (UROP) During the summer of 2015, Nina Becker Jobim worked on a UROP project with Professor Anna Henchman assembling materials to help create a new class on children's literature. CCD: How did you find the position? What helped you...

Internship Series: Generation Teach

March 1, 2016

Stefanie Grossano CAS ‘16 | Major: Independent Concentration-Neurosociology & Education Teaching Fellow, Generation Teach During the summer of 2015, Stefanie Grossano was a Teaching Fellow for the Generation Teach Program, which she found on Idealist.org. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Stefanie: As a Generation Teach (GT) Fellow, I...

Internship Series: HSBC Hong Kong

February 23, 2016

Juliana Law Questrom ‘17 | Major: Finance and Accounting Summer Intern, HSBC Hong Kong During the summer of 2015, Juliana Law was a Summer Intern for a HSBC Global Banking and Markets subsidiary in Hong Kong. CCD: What did you do in that position? What were your responsibilities? Juliana: I interned with Brokerage Outsourcing Securities...

Funded Internship Series: Massachusetts General Hospital

February 16, 2016

Nabeel Nissar CAS’17 | Major: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Research Intern, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School) Summer 2015 Yawkey Intern CCD: Tell us about your experience. What were your responsibilities? Nabeel: I was a research intern in the Molecular Neurotherapy and Imaging Lab. My responsibilities as an intern included various areas of the laboratory.

Internship Series: Undergraduate Research in Kenya

January 6, 2015

Ashley Davidson CAS’15 & Pardee I Majors: History & International Relations Private Research with the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Ashley Davidson conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).  CCD: Tell us about your experience in Kenya. What were your responsibilities?  Ashley: I conducted research in Nairobi, Kenya, and wrote...