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Help the Folks from Flint on One Boston Day

Posted on April 12th, 2016 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library
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Please join Mayor Marty Walsh in celebrating our city’s strength and resiliency on #OneBostonDay by joining together and supporting the people of Flint, Michigan. On April 15th, the City will be running a donation drive for specific items Flint has indicated are most needed:

  • Pre-mixed baby formula
  • Baby wipes
  • Hand sanitizer

You can drop these critical supplies off at your closest Boston Public Library branch (as well as, BCYF Locations, Police and Fire Stations, Boston City Hall and 1010 Mass Ave). Learn more via

2016 Boston Marathon Will Bring an Estimated $188.8 Million to Greater Boston

Posted on April 8th, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The 120th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18, 2016, and surrounding Marathon-related events including the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo and the B.A.A. 5K, will bring an estimated $188.8 million dollars in spending impact to the Greater Boston region, according to Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) President and CEO Patrick Moscaritolo.

The estimated $188.8 million dollars in spending impact will be generated from the following categories:

Total spending by more than 30,000 runners and
their guests at Marathon & Marathon related events $103.3 million

Charity fundraising by Marathon participants $28.0 million

Total spending by spectators and visitors at
Marathon & Marathon related events $30.8 million

Total sponsor and media-related spending $15.2 million

Total spending by the Boston Athletic Association $11.5 million

TOTAL $188.8 million

New Books at Kirstein

Posted on April 6th, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep arriving at Kirstein,

so please check them out.

2016 ISU World Figure Skating Championships Will Boost the Boston Economy

Posted on March 25th, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

According to Pat Moscaritolo, CEO of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships, which start Monday, could boost the local economy by as much as $41 million.


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Find Internships at Boston Area Startups

Posted on March 24th, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

techgenIf you are looking for an internship at a Boston Area startup, you might take a look at TechGen.  TechGen is a non-profit program from the New England Venture Capital Association and made possible through a public-private partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Massachusetts Tech Collaborative.

Its online platform is a two-way marketplace connecting both students and companies. Students have the ability to search for internships based on job verticals and apply to the company, while companies post internships and can search for candidates based on their identified skill sets and request the student to apply.