Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: International

Study Abroad: An Investment in Your Future

This blog post was written by Laura Jimenez ‘17, who studied abroad in Florence, Italy in the Spring of  2015 and Sao Paulo, Brazil in the Spring of 2016  Going abroad is one thing, sharing your experiences with others is another, but the overall impact that you can have on young students who are looking forward to have their own experience…

BRIC Program 2016 – And the adventure begins…

This post was written by undergraduate student, Josh Eby, who is currently abroad while participating in the BRIC Program The first forty-eight hours were a whirlwind of activity for the BRIC 2016 cohort. From flying around the world, staying up for around thirty hours straight, eating at a traditional Russian restaurant, and getting our first taste of…

Babson College Student Selected as IES Internships Blogger in Milan

Babson College’s very own Kari Chan was selected by IES Abroad as a study abroad blogger for this past summer. IES Abroad is proud to work with Babson College to provide study abroad and internship opportunities for students in over 30 cities around the world. Kari was selected from a competitive pool of 112 applicants from…

Special Event – US Department of State event on 9/1: “Study Abroad: An Investment in Your Future”

Babson College has the unique opportunity to host U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan for a program that emphasizes the importance of study abroad as “an investment in our future.” Starting with a welcome address by Babson’s President Healey, the DOS representatives will discuss the role of study abroad in U.S.…

Leaving Home to Come Home

Post written by Dina Weick ’17 on her education abroad experience in Shanghai My name is Dina. I’m a rising senior at Babson and to put it frankly, going abroad changed my life. In a way, I regret not documenting more of my experiences during my time abroad. However, I feel as though it is…

Introduction to the HELIO Program

This blog post was written by Lee Smith-Feinberg ’19 on being accepted into the HELIO Program this summer…  Why am I sitting on a wooden boat, rowing to the sound of a taiko, and shouting “Yoisa!” in tune with twenty others? It’s because I was invited by the HELIO program, a collaboration between DSIL, Ashoka…

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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San Francisco Summer Venture Program Showcase (Aug. 4)

  Join us as we celebrate the inaugural San Francisco Summer Venture Program at their Showcase. In this culminating event, 11 startups will present their business ventures and accomplishments. We hope to see you there! Date: Thursday August 4th Time: 5:30-9 PM Location: Mozilla (2 Harrison St. San Francisco) >> REGISTER HERE  **The Summer Venture Program…

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…

Al-Tareeq Class of 2016

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…