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Peer Career Ambassadors

Finding Motivation for Full Time Job Applications

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17 Seniors- It’s finally our year to shine. But although reaching our fourth year seems like a milestone to the outside world, we all feel the elephant in the room- FULL TIME JOBS. Pressures for landing a full time job are seeping in, and as…

Emily Besen

What’s new for International Students in CCD?

Welcome back! This summer, CCD has been hard at work planning robust services, programs, and events for all students. We’re especially proud of the added resources that support the unique career development process of international students. Check out our “roadmap” below to see highlights for the fall including: Career Conditioning for International Students (before Career Bootcamp) U.S. Job Search Strategy…

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

Brandon Tomlinson

My Final Weeks

Today was my last day with the Melanoma Foundation of New England. I had an awesome experience with my first internship. The entire office was great to work with, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for non-profit experience. During the last few weeks the three interns started to fall into more defined roles.…

The Last Day of Work Blues

Today is my last day interning for Viacom, and I find it to be a very bittersweet experience. As I made my way to work this morning I found myself in deep thought as I reminisced about all the great times that I’ve had working this summer, and all the great people I have met…

4 Weeks In

This is my second blog since I’ve been at my internship for 4 weeks now. I am learning so much and I feel very inspired. My boss has allowed me to work with programs like Hootesuite, MailChimp and Square space. I am learning so much about email marketing by making newsletters and social media marketing…

Emily Besen

Eshika’s Return to India

I caught up with rising sophomore Eshika Agarwal from Hyderabad, India for her thoughts on what it’s like returning to India after a year of studies in the U.S. Here, she reflects on differences in the workplace, educational systems, and societal expectations.  Eshika writes: “I don’t really know if home has gotten any different, but I…

Where I Go From Here: Takeaways

Upon completion of my summer internship I thought back to where I started back on May 23rd. I was stepping into my first summer internship – an internship that didn’t have a set program and had no real path. After having a sudden internship change between two separate organizations in a matter of 2 days,…

Brandon Morrison

27 Outs

Having basically completed my internship for the summer it is now time to reflect on my experience selling Spinners tickets. To do this I am going to look at both the sports side and business aspect, selling tickets. Looking at the sports side of things first, there is definitely some good and bad. The best…

Last Day

Today is my last day at Hope and Comfort. I can’t believe that my summer internship is already over and that my senior year is just around the corner. My internship has been such an amazing learning experience. Not only did I enhance my technical skills, but I also gained a lot of confidence in…