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Brenda Kostyk

StartUp Collisions

Creating opportunities for students to collide with industry is the core of CCD’s business strategy.  Whether that be bringing industry to campus, or bringing our students on the road, we intentionally create venues for Babson undergrads to rub shoulders with employers. As CCD’s Entrepreneurial Career Advisor, I took a group of 10 undergrads with a…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Tips for Improving your Job Search

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Some of these items might seem like common sense to most, but in my experience students just seem not to follow through and execute. It is not enough that you set goals for yourself and lay out a game plan, in the end it…

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Brenda Kostyk

The Start Up Oscars

Just when it seems that Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has reached the top of its game, another grand slam comes along and brings us all to new heights.  Last Wednesday evening at the 2014 MassChallenge Awards Ceremony was one of those “grand slam” moments.  Having intereacted with a number of the start up finalists this year…

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Michelle Lederhos

Accounting Internship Interviews- start here!

Attention Juniors!! Accounting interviews are just around the corner. CCD is excited to host each of the Big 4 firms in addition to StoneTurn next week in the CCD Interview Suite in Hollister Hall. I have been working closely with many of the recruiters and the interviewers are excited to meet with the Babson talent.…

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Brenda Kostyk

Meeting of the Minds — Engineering & Business

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with the student leadership teams of Babson’s eTower and Olin’s Foundry, along with the Blank Center’s Cindy Klein-Marmer and Olin’s Suzanne Alcott.  Wow, what a group!  What entrepreneurial energy!    (And, if you haven’t checked out Olin’s campus center — its a great space with scrumptious food…

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Jacob Vick

Avoiding the Last Week Distraction

While the end may be in sight for many of us in our last week of a summer internship, don’t let the approaching date distract you from the remaining opportunities to take advantage of. This last week is a perfect chance to reach out and give a real sense of urgency to those you wished…

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Jacob Vick

Your education isn’t over at graduation

While some of us may be only a few years from completing our formal education career, that by no means that your training and education is anywhere near completion. Some companies may take continuous formal training and education less seriously, but many will look to find employees who are willing to constantly learn new things…

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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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Benefits of Having an Internship

As my internship has come to an end, I have thought about some advantages of getting work experience in college. Students who have done several internships are more likely to land a job after graduation and get higher salaries than their peers with no work experience. Here are some other advantages of having an internship…

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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…

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