Undergraduate

Jacob Vick

It’s not all about the MD’s

When I was first introduced to the concept of “networking” the goal of it all seemed pretty straightforward. Talk to people you don’t know and have never met before. Get them to know who you are and have a positive opinion about you. All done in order to land one of those coveted positions at…

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Jacob Vick

Why 40 Hours a Week can be better than 16 Credit Hours

While our class times may be set, we all have experienced the unpredictability of what your workload for the week could be from your classes. But now that its summer internship season this is your chance to use some of that predictability in a full time schedule to your advantage. I know I have used this new set…

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Brian Hickey

Eager Beavers: Class of 2018 Ready to Join Babson

With orientation just two months away, Babson’s Class of 2018 will soon be joining the Babson community.  This group of students brings unique qualities and experiences to the campus with its diversity in background, interests, culture and geographic origin. College brings so many new opportunities– academic, social, extracurricular, and beyond – and it is a very…

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Jacob Vick

Some Small Lessons for Day One

As many students will soon start with their summer internships, I thought it would be best to share three lessons I got from my own internship that started early this summer. There is no doubt that everyone’s situation and relationship with their employer will be different, but I hope that something within this post you…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

But wait! I’m going to miss CCD!

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador The day has finally arrived… The Babson Class of 2014 has officially graduated. You are now alumni. Weird to say, isn’t it? But before you put your Babson days behind you, keep in mind that CCD is here to help you even after…

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jdoherty

The 2014 Best Places to Work in Boston – company culture wins!

This past week, the Boston Business Journal announced the 2014 Best Places to Work. The list spans companies from many industries – some more well-known than others. The survey was completed by the employees of these companies, which speaks volumes. Chris McIntosh, publisher of the Boston Business Journal said “Companies on our list can be…

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Vicky Keller

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Blair

Senior Year Bucket List

When you are trying to figure out the future it is easy to get caught up in what is coming next and miss what is passing right in front of you. A friend of mine in high school wisely said: though it is important to not drive while looking in the rearview mirror, it is…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Nailing the Bullet: Resume Tips in a Jiffy

This post was written by Nicole Cartier ’14, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Employers spend less than ten seconds looking at your resume . . . yes, I will say that again; less than ten seconds are spent reviewing your resume. So, how do you make your resume stand out? How do you make your past…

Undergraduate

Peer Career Ambassadors

What the heck am I going to talk to a Director about?

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. It’s been a message that has been hammered into me through my school, faculty, family, and friends; networking is important. But there will come a point where you say “okay I’m sold….but what am I going to talk to them about?” Now my…