RealInternships: Combatting Discrimination at the MCAD

This summer after being abroad in Madrid, Spain for 4.5 months, I was pushed right back into the “real world.” I was nervous about working a 40-hour-per-week internship because after finally getting accustomed to my lassiez-faire life abroad, I was …

By Vanessa Omoroghomwan
Vanessa Omoroghomwan
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RealInternships: “Oh, well… you have time to change your mind, right?”

“It takes a special person to do that.” “So you plan on marrying rich?” “What so like, foster care?”

These are just a few examples of responses I get when I tell people I am enrolled in a dual degree …

By Nanci Fiore-Chettiar
Nanci Fiore-Chettiar
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Resume Critique Night – Resume Reviews by Employers!

     Take advantage of one of the remaining events prior to the Career Fair to have your resume reviewed and even more advantageous…have it reviewed by an employer!  Register on EagleLink for tomorrow’s Resume Critique Night on Tues., Sept. 16 …

By Jessica Hartley
Jessica Hartley Assistant Director, Career Counseling Jessica Hartley
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Hone Your Interview Skills! Interview Prep Week Fall 2014

Interviewing for a job or internship, whether your very first or your twentieth, can be intimidating, especially if it’s for an organization at which you really want to work. You may have the perfect skill set to match their requirements …

By Allison Reilly
Allison Reilly Graduate Assistant Allison Reilly
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The Official 2014 Boston College Career Fair Program is Available!

Extra! Extra! Get it while it’s hot! The official 2014 Boston College Career Fair Program is hot off the presses

Use the Career Fair Program to review what organizations will be at the Career Fair.  Map out a plan that …

By Kelly Alice Robinson
Kelly Alice Robinson Librarian & Webmistress Kelly Alice Robinson
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RealInternships: Putting the “Intern” in “International Communications & Information Policy” – A Summer in the Capital

Working for the U.S. Department of State is to be a part of the primary organization responsible for deciding and coordinating American foreign policy. Between Edward Snowden’s NSA disclosures, the “right to be forgotten” ruling from the European Court of …

By Muhan Zhang
Muhan Zhang International Communications & Information Policy Intern
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Diversity and Student Athlete Reception – Be Prepared

Diversity and Student Athlete Reception
Thursday, September 18th
1PM to 2:30PM (directly preceding Career Fair)
The Shea Room of Conte Forum

In response to employers’ interest in connecting with diversity candidates and student athletes, the Diversity and Student Athlete Reception …

By Janet Costa Bates
Janet Costa Bates Associate Director, Career Counseling & Education Janet Costa Bates
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On the Importance of Being Involved

Last Friday’s Student Involvement Fair showcased 200 Student Organizations AND the drone from BCBeat Social Media to capture neat aerial photos!   Sure, the photo captures the great weather that graced Chestnut Hill that day but also, in spirit of …

By Jessica Hartley
Jessica Hartley Assistant Director, Career Counseling Jessica Hartley
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RealInternships: Chasing the News at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting

Journalism is not a 9-to-5 job. I knew this from the years I’ve spent writing and editing articles for BC’s student newspaper, The Heights. I tended to keep regular hours at my internship this summer, but just being in …

By Samantha Costanzo
Samantha Costanzo
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2014-2015 Recruiting Season is here!

The Career Center’s on-campus recruiting program brings hundreds of recruiters to Boston College every year to meet with and interview undergraduate and graduate students for full-time jobs, internships, and other opportunities. Participating organizations come from across the nation, representing all …

By Joanne LaRosee
Joanne LaRosee Recruiting Manager, Employer Relations Joanne LaRosee
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