The surprise I had when I came to California…

When I arrived in Palo Alto for my internship, the first “assignment” I had was to go to a lecture that my boss was giving in Stanford. It was a lecture, which I have listened to many more times now, but that always “sticks” with me. He showed statistics of the Latino presence in the…

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Swapnika Yarlagadda

Why UBS has a great culture

When I applied to the wealth management internship at UBS, I didn’t think that I would actually end up moving to Miami for the summer. Transitioning to Babson from India was already a huge process in itself. I didn’t know if moving to another city for just three months was really going to be worth…

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The Lewis Institute

Finding My Way In

By Angelica Vazquez ’19, Undergraduate Scholar at The Lewis Institute. “Good Business Friday is tomorrow, you should come!” exclaimed my friend Monika who was working as an Undergraduate Scholar at The Lewis Institute. “What is that?” I inquired. As I tried to stay involved on campus, I wondered how I hadn’t heard about this before.…

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Xiaocai Lin

Coming Out of the Back Office

For the past two months of my internship, I have been working in cubicles in different offices every day. As an introverted person with English as my second language, I usually shy away from talking to people – and it’s part of the reason why although I choose to intern in three different programs in…

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It All Started as a Side Project

This summer, as I am quickly immersing myself into the tech startup scene here in Philly, I have had the opportunity to meet dozens of founders, leaders, and influencers within this thriving community.  Most directly, through my internship at VeryApt, I have been able to get to know the founders of the company and learn…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Vinci

Team: Eagle Wu ’19: Co-Founder, CEO Tiffany Yue: Co-Founder, CTO What’s Vinci? Using next-gen virtual reality, we help people communicate and experience the 3 dimensional world in a 3 dimensional space – as it should be. VINCI offers a full service integration covering hardware setup, software development and distribution for Enterprise VR solutions. Our services…

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Donna Sosnowski

What is Your Summer Story?

So, what have you been up to this summer?  Across all class years, I am always amazed at the diversity of your summer experiences.  Whether you’re interning, have a part time or full time job, working at summer camp, traveling, taking courses, or simply enjoying time at home, you will hear from faculty, friends, and…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Thero

Team: Chloris Yang MSEL’17: CEO Allen Zhang MSEL’17: CMO Nathen Nie: CTO Anmol Garg MSEL’17: CFO Gino Zhang: Product Design What’s Thero? By applying aerospace material science to CPG, Thero focus on creating innovative product that makes a better life. The first Thero Mug helps to cool down scouting hot drinks to perfect temperature in…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Gentle

Founders: April Chen ’19: Co-founder (also SVP designer-in-residence!) Michelle Yu, Wellesley College ’19: Co-founder What’s Gentle? Cards are mainly written on and sent during the holiday season, or for someone’s birthday. However, these small gestures of love are often neglected when people are in most need of encouragement, whether it be after a failure, rejection…

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