Professional Network

Although I have thoroughly enjoyed my summer internship thus far, I am still not completely convinced that sports is the industry that I want to work in. It is a challenging industry to succeed in and there is a lot of competition within. While talking with Mr. Buck (from my last blog post), did help me…

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Benjamin Norris

Final Reflection: Startups and MassChallenge

As the summer comes to a close, it is important to look back on the time spent working at your internship. I began reflecting on my time at MassChallenge when talking with my boss at lunch one-day last week. He asked if I felt my time with him at MassChallenge was worth giving up valuable…

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Katina Orive

Thank you cards and gifts

The last days of summer internships are coming and with them you have to prepare for the big closing. Just like wrapping up conversations and final projects, you want to leave your internship and supervisors with a bang! Reflection. First and foremost, reflect about your internship. Write down the things that you learned, that you…

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Muna Salad

Slow Beginning, Fast Ending

For the first few weeks, I have not done any heavy work that kept me busy for the whole day. However, last week was the first week that I felt like I was actually busy. All of the sudden, my team members were assigning me more tasks. At the beginning, my co-workers were teaching me…

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Miranda Ditmore

Taking the Offer

Ten weeks ago I entered ALKU as a recruiting intern. I didn’t know what to expect, if I would like the job, if the people would like me, or if I would be any good. Ten weeks later, I leave the internship with a full time offer. I’m still nervous, like I was on my…

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Taline Karozichian

The Virtue of Pivoting in Business

As time goes on, you learn more and more bout your business and the markets needs. That’s exactly what we realized. There is a market for convenience, no doubt about it. But for rental? We aren’t all that sure anymore. The majority of our customers love the service we offer, and even ask to buy…

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Daniel O'Hanlon

The Top Five Takeaways from my Summer Internship

For the last two months, I have been a summer intern in the Babson College Marketing department. During that time, I’ve worked closely with Babson’s brand journalist on various content and projects. This is the first real internship I have held and the experience of working closely with others in a professional capacity will undoubtedly…

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Alisson Amaral

Adaptability and the sales process

This summer I have been having an amazing opportunity to intern back home at a startup focused on education. As I mentioned in the previous post, one of the main reasons that influenced me to choose a startup instead of a big corporation was the flexibility in the program. I was offered the opportunity to…

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Linh Ha

On my way to work

Grab is my main means of transportation to go to work every day. (For those who don’t know, Grab is an ride-hailing app that was started in Singapore in 2012 and is popular in South East Asia nowadays. In a simpler way, if kids at Babson say: “Let’s Uber to the Woodland Station”, kids in…

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