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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Career Development Center Director Carol Spector said staff members from career services have been working remotely with students who applied for free summer internship housing through the college to help them find ongoing opportunities this summer. / Photo by Emily Oliver

As pandemic worsens, the threat of unemployment looms for students

By Abigail Hadfield, Deputy Copy Editor
April 7, 2020

Just a few weeks ago, sophomore journalism major Annie Bennett had a complete plan laid out for her summer internship and housing.  “I was going to do the summer conference assistant job at Emerson...

Sara Pirzada / Graphic by Ally Rzesa - Beacon Staff

Are you writing a trash can resume?

By Sara Pirzada
December 13, 2019

Have you ever been ghosted by an internship?  You start by pouring your heart and soul into a word-vomit cover letter and a resume that exemplifies your can-do spirit and your superior efficiency in...

I always thought, I don’t even make money—and I will never make so much money that I will need to manage it. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Managing my money before it was too late

By Ziqi Wang
October 9, 2019

When my dad first brought up finance management to me, I was still in elementary school and laughed at the idea. He was working to become a salesman at his company back then and pored over books on money...

Letter: Alumnus responds to College removes long-time WEBN faculty

Letter: Alumnus responds to “College removes long-time WEBN faculty”

October 7, 2019

To the editor: Re "College removes long-time WEBN faculty" (News, October 1) The other day, my morning producer called me to check in on a script I was writing. As a way of small talk, he asked if...

I spent the rest of my junior year constantly applying for internships and never hearing back, only to scroll on Facebook to see another student earn that Boston Globe Co-Op position or any of the other internships for which I applied. / Illustration by Ally Rzesa

Prepare students for the unglamorous sides of career-building

By Melissa Rosales, Podcast Producer
September 30, 2019

Last year, I opened my laptop and showed Kate Privert, the assistant director of the Career Development Center, my papers in my first cover letter and resume review appointment. Privert gave helpful recommendations...

Jessica Braunstein at her internship with Atlantic Records. Courtesy of Jessica Braunstein

Students named on Top 100 interns list by Way Up

By Diti Kohli, Print Designer
September 27, 2018

Last week, Jessica Braunstein received over a dozen crates of Red Bull. The junior, along with junior Lilly Milman, just won a year’s supply after Way Up named them Top 100 Interns this August. Way...

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