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4 Tips For Your Virtual Summer Internship

Are you ready for your virtual summer internship? Right now you may be planning how can you make an impact and build connections when you can’t be physically present in the office. It’s a strange and challenging time and it requires us to shift our focus and push us to…
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Alumni Talks: Boston Scientific

By Louise Lassalle, Life Design Educator Chem BE and Materials Science In April, we met with a few young alumni working at Boston Scientific, a leader in the medical device industry. They shared their journey, what they have learned, and the challenges they faced in the field. Here a glimpse of what…
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College Graduation: A Reflection

By Hope Burke, Life Design Educator Student Leadership and Involvement I Have A Plan! I like what is definitive. Black and white. Right and wrong. Clear boxes for me to perform well within. And in my 20-year-old box of a mind, I was more than ready to become a teacher….
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Next Steps: Continuing to Graduate Programs

By Emily Hogan, Director of Life Design, Engineering As we have been discussing for weeks now, many graduating seniors are facing the unexpected challenge of rethinking and reimagining their post-graduate careers. Graduates are grappling with scenarios like rescinded offers, virtual or delayed start dates, or the reality continuing a job…
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Re-imagine “Missing” into “Meaningful” Experiences

Article by Lauren Barrett, LDE for Public Health Studies and Allied Health Professions FOMO Is Real Summer means family vacations, hanging out with friends, sunshine, and good times. OR at least what it SHOULD mean. Lately, it feels like we’ve been in a constant state of uncertainty with our plans…
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Next Steps: Self-Care

Finding energy, motivation to take your life into your own hands Article by Clifton E. Shambry Jr., Life Design Educator for Diversity and Inclusion Are you someone who has been contemplating life choices? Trying to make sense of things? Want to just relax and be? Struggling with what’s next? You…
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From The Other Side Of The Hiring Process: The Broad Institute

Article by Louise Lassalle, Life Design Educator for Chem BE and Material Sciences In March, we met with two recruiters at the Broad Institute: Nicky Munnelly and Kate Bazile. They answered student questions about resumes, interviews, and even conducted a fun role play! Why is the Broad Institute is a…
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Mindful May – NatureRx

By: Lauren Barrett, Life Design Educator for Public Health Studies and Allied Health Professions When was the last time that you spent time in nature? Pause, and consider the question. It’s not focused on exercise or goal-setting routines (although they can play a part in getting people outside). Nor is…
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Alumni Conversations: Dr. Kevin Franck

  By Louise Lassalle, Life Design Educator for Chem BE and Materials Science Introducing Dr. Kevin Franck Kevin has twenty years of academic, clinical, and industry experience in health care and bionic medical / hearing devices. He has a deep understanding of patient and provider needs using diagnostic, pharmacological, and…
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Mindful May – Our Pathways and Journeys

Artwork and Article by Lauren Barrett, LIfe Design Educator for Public Health and Allied Health Professions Nature Trails and Our Lives Nature offers a constant sense of peace, clarity, and mindfulness set amongst the rugged and reflective terrain. So it makes sense that our life journeys resemble nature trails and…
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