Boj: News & Thoughts

“May you always have open breezy spaces in your mind.” ― Sanober Khan

How to build your on-campus network

Professors First things first let's get this clear; there is no such thing at brown nosing in college. Teacher's pets don’t exist, but favorite students do. When the first day of a semester arrives not every class is going to be your favorite. The...

Radiant Skin for the College-Bound

You are now college bound and while that can be stressful and exciting at the same time, you don't want it to show through in your skin.  Here are a few tips to keep your skin looking youthful and radiant. Stay hydrated Drinking water is really important...

Intern Spotlight: Hannah Washington

Hannah Washington could not be more excited to be working as a public relations intern for boj. A senior journalism major at Michigan State University, Washington is glad to work for a women-run company. "I really love the concept of boj and that it's a...

Intern Spotlight: Heidi Hodges

Heidi Hodges believes that the boj app is a “college student’s dream.” She’s a big fan of boj in more ways than one. “I think that working with a startup is an incredible opportunity and working for two women is just the icing on the cake!” Hodges believes she has...

Tips to Nail Your First Job Interview

So you’re looking to get hired and you’ve secured your first interview. Your first impression can be the most important one that you make. Follow these tips to ensure your first impression is a great one and you put your best foot forward. Show up prepared Do your...

Tips to Succeed at a Career Fair

Your first job fair can be extremely scary. The huge crowds and unclear expectations of what you’re supposed to do can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Knowing how to successfully navigate through a career fair can take a lot of the stress out of the situation and give...

Intern Spotlight: Anthony Dinsmore

Anthony Dinsmore was sold from the moment he found out about boj. Citing founder Brooke Dunwell as his inspiration for getting involved in the company, the Eastern Michigan University senior now serves as the administration intern for boj. “She told me what the...

Intern Spotlight: Sarah Cortez

From a small town to a big job, Sarah Cortez is taking her passion for helping others and making a big difference as the administration intern for boj. We got a chance to sit down with the Central Michigan University student and here’s what she said. How did you find...

Intern Spotlight: Mariam Mushtaq

As a child, Mariam Mushtaq dreamed of becoming a dancer. Many years later, her career path has taken a different route and she currently serves as the human resources intern for boj. We got a chance to sit down with the Wayne State University student and here’s what...

How to Secure Professional References

At some point in the application process for a job or internship, many employers will request that you provide a list of professional references. You might think of yourself as the perfect candidate for a position, but a strong recommendation from a...

Self-care for College Students

For many college students, self-care strategies are at the bottom of their “to-do” list. Between balancing classes, jobs and a social life, it can be difficult for students to make time for themselves. During this stressful time in your life, one of the...

Tips for Making Your Resume Shine

Having a professional resume is the first step to landing your dream job. The resume is often the initial introduction between you and a potential employer and it has the power to make or break you. When you’re on the hunt for those opportunities, make...

No Plans After College?

You have recurring dreams of walking across the stage, grabbing your diploma and tossing your cap in jubilation. Four or more years of hard work, dedication and the occasional night of partying has finally come to an end. You finally did it! Your fantasies...

Picking a Job You Love

Mondays are usually the days people dread after getting to spend the weekend doing things they actually enjoy. Choose a job that gives you the opportunity to feel that weekend excitement on a weekday. I know what you’re thinking: “I have to make a living.”...

3 Ways to Make and Save Money in College

It’s no new discovery that college is expensive. Between balancing long school hours, extracurricular activities and a social life, making money on the side is virtually impossible and according to 30daystox, 60% of all college students receive no...

You can…Just like Hercules

"I don't have time." I'm sure you have said that a few times before. And I bet when you said it, you really believed yourself. "I hardly have time to get myself dressed let alone to go above and beyond." You've probably thought that. Can you say you've gone the extra...