Kai

Google Analytics

I love Google Analytics so much. We used it briefly in my Managing Information Technology class in the spring semester, and to be honest, I never thought I would use it again. That is, until, we were having a slow day at the office and I, without any active projects to work on, asked if…

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Meet the 2016 SVP Cohort at Venture Showcase!

Join us today in Olin Auditorium for this year’s Summer Venture Showcase! 15 startups from the Summer Venture Program Wellesley cohort will share their stories and present their business ventures. Can’t come to campus? We’ll be streaming live >> Registration opens at 1pm, opening remarks/presentations begin at 2pm. Walk-ins welcome! The Summer Venture Program is…

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Brandon Morrison

Finding your Pitch

My internship in the Spinners ticket office has been a blast and incredibly educational. Working in sales is a long cumulative adventure, where every sales call builds on the previous one. Sales certainly offers many challenges, but is equally rich in its rewards. Leaving voicemail after voicemail is anything but fun. However, it is crucial…

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Sophia Zhu

The Importance of a Head Start

I came to realize that getting a head start is a huge advantage. The age range of interns vary but I am currently the youngest intern at the company. Today a new intern joined the team and while getting to know her, I found out that she is 29 years old- a whole decade wiser…

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Expanding your Network

As a rising junior, I’m guilty of feeling as though I have all the time in the world to network in order to find a job after graduation. That was until I encountered a woman on an express bus while on my way to work who sparked up conversation with me. It started with her complimenting…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Hosts Summer Entrepreneurship Program for Bulgarian Students

Babson College is serving as host for a Summer Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) administered by the Institute of International Education, providing a short-term, non-degree, experiential learning opportunity for 30 Bulgarian students from all accredited universities in Bulgaria and for young professionals under 35 years-old. During five weeks of intensive entrepreneurship training, participants learn the business fundamentals…

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Babson San Francisco

SF SVP Silicon Valley Trip!

This week our SVP teams ventured to Silicon Valley and toured 500 Startups, Facebook, and Google! The treks introduced everyone to the entrepreneurial ecosystem outside of San Francisco. It was an immersive experience and each location had their own unique personality. In fact, many compared Facebook to Disneyland and immediately noticed Google’s convenience in making mundane tasks…

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George Cleveland

Last Minute Trip to Dallas

While doing laundry last Saturday I received this text message from my boss at State Traditions: 1:35pm: George – would you be available to catch a flight to Dallas this afternoon to attend the Dallas market show? We have run into a bit of a problem with our crate and have to get product to…

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What People Don’t Tell you Before Starting Your Internship

Going into this summer I expected to be working for a Commission under the Connecticut government. Less than a week before my start date I received an email saying the governor had cut the Commission out of the state budget and my internship was now not available along with all the other people displaced from…

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