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Methods to Staying Fit While Working in an Office

Exercising is great not just to stay fit, but to also relax and destress. With 40+ hour work weeks, staying fit might become a challenge for us from time to time. in addition, if your office doesn’t have an in-house fitness center, it is easy for the summer to knock you out of shape. Below…

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Jacob Heller

I’ve always been an Intern

I’ve always been an Intern Since junior year of high school, I have always had at least one internship. I have gotten used to juggling coffees, sweeping the floors — doing the things that no one else wants to do. Although it may not always be the most glamorous position in a company, being an…

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Benjamin Crawford

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Before diving into my email/contact follow up schedule, a quick update on my internship. Phew, cannot believe that three weeks has already gone by, it feels like I started yesterday. I have been staffed on five projects: a turnaround where I am working directly with the CEO, a sell side where I will be sitting…

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Kirishika Krishnarajah

Nearing the End

With only 2 weeks left of my internship, I definitely started thinking about the next steps I want to take not only with ALKU, but with myself as well. I had to take a step back and think about where I wanted to end up after graduation and how that was going to play out.…

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Kirishika Krishnarajah

Working in a Startup Division

At ALKU there are multiple different divisions throughout the company that work to help consultants placed on projects such as Workday, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Oracle, and Epic. Epic is the division I am currently working with and it is relatively new. Although working with such a new startup like division has its perks it is…

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Kaina Lisibach

Was Babson The Right Choice? Five Things I’ve Learned While Interning This Summer

Before being lured in by business and deciding to attend Babson College, I had once aspired to follow the very untraditional  (sarcasm) route of majoring in political science/international relations, taking out a couple of hundred thousand dollar loans in order to attend law school, and ultimately “changing the world.” However, the summer before my senior year…

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Working in the Berkshires

Berkshire county is the western most part of Massachusetts that takes up the entire width of the state. It is a tight knit community and celebrates the beauty of the county. The Appalachian Trail runs through part of the Berkshires and it is something that the residents are very proud of. Even driving to my…

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Kirishika Krishnarajah

On Your Own

With all the challenges of going into an internship, it gets a lot harder when your mentor is out of the office on your second full week in. Despite all the hurdles I faced and the fear I initially had, I was able to learn so much in the week my mentor was out. Being…

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Alexandra Guillot

Setting Professional Boundaries Early On

This post marks the first full month I’ve spent at MainStreet Hammonton, and I’m learning so many lessons every day. I’ve done a lot thus far, such as event planning for a local festival, brand management, and data entry. Every day is different, and I’m not quite sure what to expect when I go in…

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Miranda Ditmore

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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