Author: Brenda Kostyk

Brenda Kostyk

Playing In Your Own Back Yard

I so enjoyed meeting up with so many of you at CCD’s Summer Meet Up at Dillon’s in Back Bay  — a terrific gathering of Babson undergrads interning in the Boston area, along with some recent alums.  I reveled in your energy and enthusiasm and the pure joy of connecting with one another off campus on a beautiful…

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Brenda Kostyk

Indulge Your Curiosity and Find Your Own FabLab

While the pace of life doesn’t slow for many of us during the summer, these warmer months can provide opportunities to explore different terrains.  Some are spending the summer trying out new roles with companies, others exploring the world, helping family, or taking classes.  However you’re spending your time right now, let yourself meander into…

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Brenda Kostyk

Ever Thought About a Legal Career? BLS Legal Panel, April 8th

One of my roles as an Undergraduate Career Adviser is to provide guidance to students who are considering law school and a future career in law.  This amazing field  can take your business career in many interesting directions — corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, patent law, commercial litigation, IPOs, to name a few!  The Babson…

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Brenda Kostyk

Join CCD and Rub Elbows with Cambridge Start Ups

Interested in connecting with entrepreneurs in one of the most heralded startup hubs in the world?  On March 27, CCD will host a select group of students to visit entrepreneurs in Central and Kendall Squares, where we will meet with Devin Cole, Director of Business Development at the Workbar Network and Anna Whitlock, Head of…

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Brenda Kostyk

Big Companies that Act Like Start-Ups

On a chilly winter Saturday, looking for any opportunity to rid myself of cabin fever, my six-year-old, Catherine, and I headed up the street (well okay, we drove — it was cold!) to our favorite neighborhood destination, The Waban Library Center, for a robot demonstration aimed at 6 – 11 year olds by professionals from iRobot.…

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Brenda Kostyk

Take a Risk

I spent time thinking about risk-taking over the winter break.  For sure, it’s part of my Babson ET&A mindset, but it likely also had something to do with getting back on alpine skis for the first time in over a decade!  As I strove to keep my fears in check, and to set a good…

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Brenda Kostyk

Roxbury Innovation Center – Setting the Stage for a New EdTech Revolution in Boston

Happy Holidays Innovation Hub!  Last Friday, Boston’s Mayor Walsh announced the launch of the Roxbury Innovation Center in Dudley Square.  By Fall 2015, the Center will serve as the new headquarters for Boston Public Schools (BPS), relocating over 500 BPS employees from their downtown Court Street location.  In an exciting move, Walsh selected The Venture Café…

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