March 29, 2013

Student Progress Shines in Showcase Two

Last week the students from Another Course to College and Charlestown High participated in their second Showcase. Judges from notable companies such as PayPal, Reebok and Microsoft gave their advice […]
March 20, 2013

Northeastern Hosts Business Skills Workshop

Last week, students from Jeremiah E. Burke and Charlestown High School went to Northeastern University for their Business Skills Showcase. Before starting, the students and mentors were treated to some […]
March 11, 2013

Business Skills Workshops Show Students Importance of Image

This week, the students and mentors from ACC and CASH went to MIT and State Street respectively to participate in a Business Skills Workshop. The students split up into three […]
February 14, 2013

Showcase 1 A Huge Success In Charlestown!

This past week, students in E1 at Charlestown High School participated in their first Showcase, presenting their business models to an expert panel of judges who work in and around […]
February 5, 2013

BUILD’s Open House Looks Promising

Last week, mentors, board members and students came together to hear about new exciting developments in BUILD at our first Open House. This was the official grand opening of our […]
February 4, 2013

“Names” by BUILD Mentor Fred Dalzell

When I think back on my first year as a mentor with BUILD, it is the early challenges I remember most vividly. The initial pushback. The testing. The careful, fitful […]
December 17, 2012

The Celtics Honor Ayele Shakur; Holiday Sales Bazaar a Great Opportunity for E2s

Our Regional Executive Director, Ayele Shakur, was presented with the Heroes Among Us Award at Wednesday’s Boston Celtics game versus the Dallas Mavericks. As droves of fans arrived at the […]
December 9, 2012

Freshmen Teams Take on IdeaStorm at Northeastern

Over the past few weeks, all Freshmen BUILD students have had the fantastic opportunity to participate in IdeaStorm, an entrepreneurial program Founded at MIT Sloan by BUILD mentor Slava Menn […]
December 4, 2012

E2 Teams Take Over TEDxBeaconStreet; E1s Put their Thinking Caps On for IdeaStorm

BUILD’s been busy over these past few weeks! After taking time off for Thanksgiving, E2 teams are back to the grind in order to stay on track for December’s selling […]



1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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