Undergraduate

Courtney Minden

The Dean Talks Essays

Happy Friday! What’s everyone doing this weekend?  Binge watching Homeland? Catching up on sleep? Working on some early applications? I just looked at my calendar and realized that for all of you early applicants out there, this is the last full weekend to work on your applications before next Saturday’s November 1 deadline. (I’m sure…

Living Entrepreneurship

Yerim Kim

Past Rocket Pitch Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part II)

Andres Valencia M’15, a founder of GoBag, shared his experience in participating at Rocket Pitch. GoBag is a producer of flexible water bottle that can be folded. GoBag provides you a cool way to wear your water. Valencia participated in 2013 Summer Venture Program and 2013 Rocket Pitch. Valencia came up with this idea around…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

Internship Advice from the Class of 2015

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. One of the most important things I have learned so far at Babson is the importance of networking, and networking includes having meaningful conversations with your peers. Last week, I had the privilege of sitting down with a few of the current seniors…

Undergraduate

Michelle Lederhos

Consulting Career Connection & Boston Trek

Thinking about a career in “consulting”? What does that even mean and are you qualified? The Consulting Career Connection hosted by the American Association of Management Consulting Firms is a great place to learn more about this career path. Babson candidates are groomed to be great consultants as the curriculum is case based, team work…

Undergraduate

Michelle Lederhos

Accounting Internship Interviews- start here!

Attention Juniors!! Accounting interviews are just around the corner. CCD is excited to host each of the Big 4 firms in addition to StoneTurn next week in the CCD Interview Suite in Hollister Hall. I have been working closely with many of the recruiters and the interviewers are excited to meet with the Babson talent.…

News & Announcements

mchmura

Babson Consulting Teams Win Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize For Entrepreneurship

Two Babson Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE) teams that worked with non-profits during the 2013-2104 academic year received the Shelby Cullom Davis Foundation Prize for Entrepreneurship during the ceremonies held during the 2014 Fall Family and Friends Weekend on the Wellesley campus. One undergraduate student team worked for ImagineNations, a global, non-profit, social enterprise whose…

Living Entrepreneurship

Yerim Kim

Past Rocket Pitch Participants: Where Are They Now? (Series: Part I)

Octavia Costea M’15, founder of Spreads and Beyond, recently shared with me her experience with Rocket Pitch. Spreads and Beyond is a producer of delicious, 100% pure fruit spreads without any artificial pectin or added sugar. Octavia uses a unique old Romanian family recipe to make this possible. Costea  is currently part of the WIN Lab, participated…

Creating Social Value

Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions for an Eater Entrepreneur: Jack Barber

An eater entrepreneur begins by assessing his desire in terms of what’s on his plate right now, what’s not, and what he want to change. Next, he considers what he knows, who he knows, and his skills and personal strengths as tools to help him collect more information. Then, he takes a small step to…

Creating Social Value

Notes from the Case Files: Mission Accomplished

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for The Lewis Institute at Babson College. After spending six months writing our case on Year Up, I really wanted to be there when Gerald Chertavian attended Ed Marram’s Managing a Growing Business class as a guest speaker. Ed and I were…

Living Entrepreneurship

Emily Besen

Networking While Studying Abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer internship while studying abroad…