Importance of Entrepreneurship

What makes a good business? If you would have asked me this question a few months ago, I likely would have replied with some form of “if the business is making lots of money.” While this is true, this is only one of many factors that are important in a good business. During the summer,…

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New paths

My main objective in this internship was to get a better sense of how it would be to work in the financial field. I was able to understand the responsibilities I would have as a financial analyst. After completing my 4-weeks internship, I have thoroughly enjoyed my project, learned tons of new skills, and became…

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Corporate vs College life

College and Corporate life are very different. This summer, some similarities arose from the home office aspect of most summer programs – internship and classes. Beyond all aspects of professional development, I believe that my internship also taught me the discipline needed to succeed in the fall. I have realized the importance of a built…

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Alexandra Dunk

Pivots and Progress During a Pandemic

The pandemic has affected all our professional and personal lives, but Babson student and alumni entrepreneurs are undeterred. They have continued to build their businesses, take advantage of opportunities, and take their businesses in new directions when the times call for it. Read on for a few updates from our community: Fan Bi ’09 has…

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Alexandra Dunk

What Happens Next: Advice from SVP Alumni

For our last Lunch & Learn of Summer Catalyst, Richard O’Brien MBA’20 and Meagan Priest MSEL’19 joined us to share what they’ve been working on since participating in the 2019 Summer Venture Program and their tips for building upon the experience. Meagan has pivoted the technology she was working on to serve a new need that…

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Reflection

Reflecting on my time as an intern at Next Generation Scholars, I realize that my time there has been both an asset and an awakening. It was an asset in ways that one might expect.  I got digital marketing experience under my belt along with great networking experiences with high-achieving people. However, I did learn…

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Getting more familiar with tech

Especially during these unprecedented times, everyone was forced to get more familiar with their technology, including me.  Some technology that I had used in the past for my work and life were things such as Google Drive and email. Google Drives was used mainly between the team and the supervisors. The supervisors would use these…

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