Author: Miranda Ditmore

Miranda Ditmore

Back From Abroad and Onto the Real World

This past spring I studied abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. After a semester of traveling, eating amazing food, and meeting lifelong friends, I was fully onboard the I love abroad bandwagon. By the end of the semester I wasn’t ready to give up my freedom and friendships, but my internship start date was drawing near. So…

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Your Desk, Your Company

People have a love hate relationship with recruiters. If they help you get a job, they can be your fairy godmother as you navigate the murky waters of job hunting. If you aren’t in the market, or recruiters have not been successful in finding you anything, they can be a phone number you consistently screen.…

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Don’t Stress, You’ll Figure it Out

Like most rising seniors, the panic surrounding what I’m going to do after graduation is in full swing. Some people enter Babson knowing the industry, job title, and even company they want to work for in the future. They work hard, secure those connections, and are set up with a full time job before they’ve…

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Meet the Interns For America

One my favorite things about interning for Venture for America were the six other interns I got to work with, and live with this summer. Therefore for my last blog post, I decided to profile them as a way to say thank you, and to show others examples of what makes a great co-worker. From…

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Overcoming TC

My name is Miranda Ditmore and I was born TC, or Technologically Challenged. I do think part of my aversion to technology was nature, as my strengths and interests lie in liberal arts. However I think the majority of the blame goes to my mom, who’s severe TC impacts everyone around her, especially me. She…

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Chances Are You Won’t Find Your Dream Job at 20

It is so easy to fall into the trap of believing that everyone at Babson knows exactly what they want to do, and already has their job offer lined up. As students, this puts pressure on you to achieve amazing internships that will guide you directly to your dream job. And if you’re really on…

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Surviving an Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

I have a pretty unconventional summer internship. So for my second blog post, I figured I would explain more about the company I’m working for, and what I will be doing throughout the summer. I’m currently a programs intern for Venture for America (VFA), a non-profit that aims to promote entrepreneurship in emerging cities by…

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Top 3 Lessons I Learned From my First Week at a Start-Up

I am currently working as a Programs Intern for Venture for America, which labels itself as a nonprofit start-up. The company has realistically moved beyond the start-up phase and operates on a relatively solid foundation. However because the mission of the company revolves around promoting entrepreneurship, it still fosters a very strong start-up culture. I…

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