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

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

4 Tips for Finding an Inclusive Place to Work

There are many factors to consider when searching for a full-time job. For many people, finding an employer that values diversity and inclusion is a critical component of their search. But, how do you know if a potential employer truly promotes these values? Below are a few tips for your search that may help you evaluate whether a workplace is inclusive. Search speciality job boards. … Continue reading 4 Tips for Finding an Inclusive Place to Work

When Does Recruiting Happen For My Career Cluster?

Does this situation sound familiar? It’s September. You’re a liberal arts or science major (let’s say, history or physics), and your roommate, who’s majoring in finance, has been applying to jobs and internships on EagleLink left and right and has been in-and-out of the Career Center for info sessions and interviews. You ask yourself: What gives? Where are the opportunities that I’m interested in? Why … Continue reading When Does Recruiting Happen For My Career Cluster?

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

5 Ways to Prepare for Your On-Campus Interview

Congratulations, you’ve been invited to an on-campus interview! You may be asking yourself, now what? Follow these five ways to prepare for your on-campus interview and put your best self forward to stand out from the crowd and ace the interview. Refresh your memory. Review the position description and the application materials that you submitted.  Keep in mind, there are many on-campus positions that are … Continue reading 5 Ways to Prepare for Your On-Campus Interview