Author: Emily Besen

Emily Besen

Summer 2019 Recruiting Update: Interview Preparation

This is month 4 of a 5-month summer checklist to prepare students for early 2019 recruiting deadlines. See April and May  and June for more tips. While an interview can feel incredibly intimidating, it’s important to remember that interviews are two-sided. The employer has the opportunity to evaluate your technical skills and knowledge, along with your fit within…

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Emily Besen

NOT A TYPO: Recruiting for Summer 2019 in some industries will start AS EARLY AS SUMMER 2018

Some competitive companies, such as Amazon, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, ETC. are opening Summer 2019 applications as early as May, June or July 2018. That’s not a typo.  In order to recruit the best talent, some companies are opening their applications one full year before the start of the internship/job. While applications will likely stay…

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Catching up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14

I caught up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14 from Morocco. I found out she’s been busy applying her Babson education to entrepreneurial ventures at home; and learning new skills through an MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons in Paris. Her tips for current students: Take advantage of experiential opportunities while at Babson, follow your passion,…

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Education Abroad & Your Career

In the midst of the fall recruiting season, education abroad can feel like a barrier to scoring an interview with the company of your dreams. Instead of thinking of your time abroad as a hindrance to your career goals, remember that deciding to study abroad is an investment in your personal development. Operating outside of…

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What’s new for International Students in CCD?

Welcome back! This summer, CCD has been hard at work planning robust services, programs, and events for all students. We’re especially proud of the added resources that support the unique career development process of international students. Check out our “roadmap” below to see highlights for the fall including: Career Conditioning for International Students (before Career Bootcamp) U.S. Job Search Strategy…

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Eshika’s Return to India

I caught up with rising sophomore Eshika Agarwal from Hyderabad, India for her thoughts on what it’s like returning to India after a year of studies in the U.S. Here, she reflects on differences in the workplace, educational systems, and societal expectations.  Eshika writes: “I don’t really know if home has gotten any different, but I…

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Aaditya’s Advice: Networking and the 10 before 10

This is part 1 in a series of job search strategies contributed by recent alum Aaditya Chowdhry ’16. Aaditya was a Finance and Economics concentrator and now works at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.  Stay tuned for more tips! One of the most important (and time consuming) parts of my entire process was…

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Emily Besen

Kari Chan ’17 in Milan: The 10 item intern

Kari Chan, rising Senior, is concentrating in Marketing and is interning in Milan, Italy this summer through the Glavin Office’s Intern Abroad program. Her first challenge: the 10 item suitcase! Despite all of the anxiety and fear of flying on an airplane alone and being in a completely foreign country both for the very first…

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