Author: Donna Sosnowski

Donna Sosnowski

Career and Professional Readiness: Life Skills That Contribute to Successful Careers

Today, it’s not enough to be fully qualified with requisite skills and talents, to be successful in your career, or in life.  Emotional intelligence combined with specific subject matter expertise is definitely, the key to success.  Studies of today’s most successful leaders acknowledge that intelligence, business savvy and functional expertise are requirements, but the most…

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Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

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Rules of the Road for Your Summer Internship

Senior executive and company founder, Laura Gassner Otting was riding in an Uber in NYC and just wrote up this list in about ten minutes of “what I wish my summer intern knew on his/her first day…” Below you will find her sage advice: Be on time. Every day, to everything. No matter how important…

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Internship Fair – What’s In It for ME?

What are you doing this summer?  Have you considered gaining experience in a career that interests you?  Or trying something new?  It’s a great idea, but how can you make it happen? This Thursday, February 4th, CCD is hosting our annual Internship Fair.  Where else can you meet 40+ companies in a few hours?  When…

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Thursday, January 7th 2016 – Babson Connects students, alumni & more in NYC and Miami

Babson Connect-Miami January 7th was a beautiful day in Miami and perfect for the Grove Harbor Marina venue, where we hosted the 3rd annual Miami Babson Connect.  More than 130 attendees; undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff gathered to network and learn about opportunities in Cuba. Imagine a former airplane hangar, now housing…

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Season’s Greetings, Reach Out & Keep In Touch

As the holiday season begins and 2015 comes to a close this is a great time to reach out, connect and reconnect to friends, family and professional networks.  What can be nicer than receiving a season’s greetings from someone you’ve not heard from in a while? Networking frequently gets a bad rap because people misinterpret…

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Introverts Have a Voice

Do you frequently hear friends and colleagues spouting about whatever is on their minds?  Are they speaking while you’re thinking?  You want to join the conversation, but just don’t have the opportunity to get a word in edge wise.  You know exactly what you wanted to contribute to the discussion, and now the conversation is…

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A note from the Director of Undergrad CCD

Dear Parents, I hope you enjoyed Family and Friends weekend as much as I did. It was a pleasure getting to know families at the Happy Hour reception on Friday evening.  I love the representation from around the country and around the world.   We have such a diverse population, with varied personal and professional experiences;…

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Networking, Why?

Oh No, Do I Have to Network? Do you get that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear the advice “You need to network”?   Many people seem to have a negative connotation of networking, but I think it’s built on false assumptions.  What is networking anyway?  The dictionary defines it as:…

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