Celebrating Latinx Representation in Government, Law, and Public Policy

Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! Hispanic Heritage Month is a national holiday where we celebrate the culture, heritage, and contributions from Latin Americans and Hispanics. For this blog post, we would like to recognize Latinx individuals that are agents of change in government, law, and public policy. All over the country, there is an increasing Hispanic and Latinx population. In Boston, one in five residents … Continue reading Celebrating Latinx Representation in Government, Law, and Public Policy

5 Mistakes You’re Making When it Comes to Your Cover Letter

The cover letter can be a tricky part of the job/internship application process. Don’t let it be a barrier between you and successfully applying to a job or internship. Continue reading to make sure you don’t repeat any of the following mistakes when crafting your cover letter: Mistake #1: Not submitting a cover letter at all. You should always submit a cover letter. Repeat. You … Continue reading 5 Mistakes You’re Making When it Comes to Your Cover Letter

Celebrating LGBTQ+ in the Workplace

In recognition of National Coming Out Day on October 11, Boston College alum Laura DelloStritto explains her career path, how she’s navigated identity in the workplace, and tips for current BC students in the LGBTQ+ community. The first time I came out to anyone in person was in the basement of McElroy (the old Women’s Center location). I told two other students who were hosting … Continue reading Celebrating LGBTQ+ in the Workplace

How to Stay Mindful and Grounded During the Job Search or Grad School Application Process

Have you noticed that there are no high fives or gold stars for completing a dozen job applications or studying 40 hours for the GRE? Searching for jobs or internships and applying to graduate schools can be, by their very nature, stressful and devoid of encouragement along the way. Here are a few strategies to help you reduce stress, keep things in perspective, and recharge … Continue reading How to Stay Mindful and Grounded During the Job Search or Grad School Application Process

Prepare for the STEM and Healthcare Career and Internship Fair—Tips from an Employer

Are you planning on attending the STEM and Healthcare Career and Internship Fair on Thursday, October 3? Looking for how to prepare? Read below for some tips from Kate French, Sr. Talent Acquisition Coordinator at Boston Children’s Hospital on the things that students should do to prepare for the fair. Do research in advance. “Familiarize yourself with which companies will be attending, and do some … Continue reading Prepare for the STEM and Healthcare Career and Internship Fair—Tips from an Employer

The Path of Much Resistance

If your parents are anything like mine they have two priorities for you: that you find a career that makes you happy and that you have financial security in your post-college life. And if you’re anything like me, what makes you happy may not be correlated with financial security. Among the many things I learned while a student at BC, two have stuck with me … Continue reading The Path of Much Resistance