Tag: Undergraduate

Peace Corps to Entrepreneurial Career: What’s the connection?

This post was taken from the Undergraduate Career Development Blog written by Emily Besen “Once you have hitchhiked across Africa with ten bucks in your pocket, starting a business doesn’t seem too intimidating.” So said Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings when asked about how his experience in the Peace Corps influenced his career. Reed Hastings is just…

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Babson San Francisco

Week 6: SF Summer Venture Program

This week, we had several special guests @ Babson San Francisco including: Debi Kleiman, Executive Director of the Blank Center, Kathleen Utecht, Babson alum and managing partner @ Core Innovation Capital, and Stuart Goldstein, Babson alum and managing partner of Samuel Goldstein and Co (Certified Public Accountants).  Debi moderated a fireside chat with Kathleen, a VC who…

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Babson San Francisco

Week 5: SF Summer Venture Program

We’re halfway into Summer Venture Program and our teams are collaborating and reaching milestones! In terms of programming, we had a talk from two Babson alums, Ben Narasin, partner @ Canvas Ventures and Ian Thiel, Head of Product @ Optimizely, we had another *Hot Seat,* and we volunteered with NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship). We were also fortunate to…

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Study Abroad: How to Find Housing

This article was written by Delane Zahoruiko, an Education Abroad Peer Advisor who studied abroad for a semester in Singapore  last fall and participated on the Paris Elective Abroad this summer Congrats, you are studying abroad soon! You are about to leave home for an exchange semester or possibly an entire year and will have exciting…

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Latest Blog from Al Tareeq – The Path

Al-Tareeq is an organization that implements summer entrepreneurship courses for ambitious high school students in the Levant by offering ann original curriculum based on Babson College’s globally recognized entrepreneurial thought and action principles, as well as introduction to emotional intelligence for our refugee programs. Courses are taught using varied techniques, including lectures, guest speakers, videos, and…

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Jaime Doherty

Employer Sponsorship Program w/Babson’s Undergraduate Career Center and Beyond

We know that you, our employers, are interested in getting in front of undergraduate students to increase brand and recruiting effectiveness in addition to the typical recruiting offerings. For current and past employer sponsors, these programs has proven an increase in employer brand recognition, student applications, and securing talent.  We welcome a conversation for what level or…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Association of Latino Professionals for America Appoints Babson Student Josuel Plasencia ’17 as First Student Director

The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) has appointed Josuel Plasencia ’17 as the first Student Director on the ALPFA Board of Directors. In accordance with ALPFA’s by-laws, and to ensure that student members’ interests and concerns receive even greater consideration, Plasencia was selected as the Student Member Director at the May 13 board meeting. He…

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Diversity in the Workplace

The following post is from Kari Chan ’17.  As part of ONE Week on April 9th, 2016, we invited back four Babson alumni, three of whom were involved with ONE during their time at Babson. We had the pleasure of hearing from Marcial Carrion ’10, Alexander Place ’12, Tyler Blake ’14, and Taelyr Roberts ’15.…

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Babson Hatchery

5 Businesses to Start from your College Dorm Room

The following post is from Samuel Sternweiler ’17, founder of JEWELv, a spring 2016 hatchery business. College is a magical time filled with new experiences, exploring yourself, making lifelong friendships, joining a billion clubs, and doing homework into the early AM hours. But one detail that often gets overlooked is how a student might pay…

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