Peer Career Ambassadors

From Two Large Corporations to a Boutique Firm

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi ’18.  All of my internship experiences have consisted of working for large corporations, ones with many satellite offices and international locations. The first corporation I worked for was Dunkin’ Brands, this was my introduction to the 9am to 5pm lifestyle, the rows of cubicles, and…

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Michael Chmura

Boston Mayor Walsh Celebrates Babson’s Global Entrepreneur Program

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh had high praise for Babson College’s new Global Entrepreneur in Residence program during remarks on September 27th before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Forum at the Weston Copley Place Hotel. “Boston’s economy is thriving because we have become a hub in the global network of ideas, of…

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Patricia Berens

Big Data, Economics, History, Politics, Philosophy, Science — Check Out Our New Books!

These are just some of the new books you can find on the Library’s New Books Shelf: Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O’Neil Ecommerce Analytics: Analyze and Improve the Impact of Your Digital Strategy by Babson’s Judah Phillips The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age…

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September 29 Student Showcase!

The Blank Center, Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD), and the Weissman Scholarships Program will be hosting a student showcase to highlight the different experiences Babson students had during their summer 2016 break. This event will be held on Thursday, September 29, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Hollister Atrium. Here are the students…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Hosts HUBweek Forum For Global Health Innovation

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action®: A Catalyst for Change in Global Health is an entrepreneurial innovator showcase taking place Thursday, September 29 during HUBweek that highlights challenges, barriers, and solutions to accessing and providing safe, equitable healthcare delivery in low and middle income countries. The 8 a.m. event at the Babson Boston 100 High Street Campus…

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Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Competitive Intelligence

Post by Tian Lin ’18 It is interesting for me to use my spare time to learn something new. I am well aware that I need to learn a unique and practical skill in college to enhance my undergrad degree. After reading an anti-economic-espionage novel, I found out about the field of competitive intelligence. I…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Gig Economy is Here to Stay, and Means the End of Jobs as We Know Them

New Book By Award-Winning Entrepreneurship Expert Explains How to Survive and Thrive by Redefining Work, Income Security, Career Risks and Vacation Think the safest route to a secure financial future is to get a full-­‐time salaried job? Think again. In her new book, The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time…

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