Professional U Stories

Impact on Experience

November 15, 2016 | Professional U Stories

“I wish I had done this sooner,” says Sheri A. Lippowitsch ’81, of her gift to establish a Virtual Professional Experience Grant.

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Tools for the Future

June 09, 2016 | Professional U Stories

Philadelphia native Hakeem Thomas took advantage of the biggest opportunity of his life —one that he hopes will lead to a career in cyber security — during summer 2016. “If this support wasn’t available for me, I would have missed out on this opportunity that I know is going to change my life,” he says.

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My Eye-Opening Internship

February 15, 2016 | Professional U Stories

When my supervisor at my campus job introduced me to the internship program provided by The Washington Center in Washington, D.C., I was terrified, but her faith in me pushed me to apply. When I got accepted I knew I had to do it. I applied for a Boguski Capstone Scholarship to help finance my experience and was lucky enough to receive it!

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Alumni Open Doors

January 29, 2016 | Professional U Stories

I truly believe that the organizations I was involved with and the interactions I had at Bloomsburg all helped me become a more well-rounded person and secure that job. Programs helped me by teaching me interview skills and introducing me to new kinds of businesses. Above all, my internship opportunity, made possible by a Bloomsburg alumnus, was what propelled me into the real world.

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Hosting a Husky Road Trip

September 12, 2015 | Professional U Stories

Thinking back to when he was a college student, Vinny says he never imagined he’d end up as the CEO & regional director of Ferragamo USA, but he knows the pressure is much greater for students today. Wanting to give back, he decided to host a Husky Road Trip to his company’s flagship store to give students real-world exposure.

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Share Your Story

September 01, 2015 | Professional U Stories

Tell us about your BU experience! Your individual stories will inspire others to remember their own personal experiences and to participate in this campaign.

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