Tag: Finance

Shannon Sweeny

Vice Provost Candida Brush Co-Authors Award Winning Paper

Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush’s co-authored paper, “Why do family firms strive for nonfinancial goals? An organizational identity perspective”, Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 2013, was recently selected for the Emerald Citations of Excellence 2016. Each year Emerald Group Publishing awards certificates to highly cited papers relating to the areas of Business Management,…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Appointed Chair of Committee for the Mathematical Association of America

Mathematics and statistics professor Richard Cleary has been invited to serve as Chair of the Committee on George Polya Lecturers for the Mathematical Association of America (MMA) beginning in February 2017. George Pólya, renowned teacher and writer, embodied the high quality of exposition that the MAA seeks to encourage. To further this goal, the George…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

“Brainteasers:” Are They Accurate Representations of Intelligence or Success on the Job?

This blog will discuss the significance of brainteasers in interviews and how to beat them as well as tough interview questions.   This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Brainteasers are defined as puzzles or problems whose solution require thought, unconventional thinking, and lateral thinking. Examples of common brainteasers…

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Caroline Hayes

Don’t forget the “Thank You”!

The campus recruiting cycle is in full swing right now with interviews.  Since early September, students have been polishing their resumes & cover letters, attending every employer event that has come to campus, networking as hard as they can and finally….. land an interview!  I have seen so many students this semester work extremely hard…

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R Gupta

Intern Dynamics

I was the youngest intern at WCP, possibly the youngest they have ever had. Everyone else including the interns were at least 21 years old while the analysts even had almost 10 years on me. At first since I was the youngest and also the newest addition to the team, they were reluctant to sit…

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R Gupta

Office Restructuring

I started this internship at the firms old office where all of us analysts, associates, and VP’s were cramped into 2 rooms for the sake of space and the MD’s came around only once a week. At first the culture wasn’t great nor all the exciting. however they were in the process of finding and building a new office.…

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R Gupta

Personal Development

Throughout this summer I have had a great opportunity to work with a variety of individuals . One of the things I am most grateful for is how much I have seen myself grow. I learned about individual sub industries but more than that I saw professionalism at its its epitome, effective communication skills, and…

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H Kim

The Final Week

Diamond Capital Advisors taught me the ins and outs of investment banking. Through this internship, I was able to learn if investment banking was the best career choice for me for the future. Investment banking is definitely a career I would like to pursue because of the high learning curve and amount of responsibility I…

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H Kim

Networking / Interning

A crucial aspect to any career is the importance of networking. Coming from a non-target school, many of the professors, upperclassmen and alumni stressed to me the importance of networking if I wanted to get a career in investment banking.  I made it my goal to network with as many professionals as I could during…

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