Graduate Blog

Nishant Udeshi

Putting the MBA to the Test at My Summer Internship

After toiling through the hectic first year of the Babson MBA, the only thing on my mind was, “What am I going to do with all this knowledge?” The best way to put this to test was with a summer internship. With some assistance from Babson’s Center for Career Development I landed a marketing internship…

Nishant Udeshi

How Grad CCD Helped Me Land an Internship

The first few months of grad school can be overwhelming. There are cases to read, assignments to complete, group meetings to attend, and networking to get a summer internship. Did someone say internship? That’s when the panic sets in.  Your resume has to be updated, cover letters have to be prepared,and you have to shortlist…

Monica Moore

How to Create an Epic Business School Application

During my career, I have read thousands of applications, and experienced the joy of guiding prospective graduate students to realize their goal of gaining admission to a competitive graduate program. With the 2019 admissions cycle upon us, it seems appropriate to tell you what few other graduate admission leaders will share. What really makes an…

Johanna Beers

5 Tips for Nailing Your Graduate School Essay

When applying for graduate school, the essay is a great way to stand out from the rest of the applicants. Johanna Beers, associate director of Graduate Admissions, at Babson College gives an insider perspective on what makes a graduate school essay that will set you apart. Find your story In the application process, the essay…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK7: Showcase Pitches-Practice Makes Perfect!

All the Summer Catalyst teams are building momentum and perfecting their pitches just in time for the Summer Catalyst Venture Showcase on August 2nd! Until then, everyone is working hard to achieve their goals: building out their prototype, completing focus groups, outreaching to potential clients, and refining their pitch-deck. Every week, the teams check in about their…

Lily Awad

How to Land Your Dream Job: Insights From Startup & Tech Recruiters

On Wednesday July 18th, career services professionals from the MBA/MS Boston Career Consortium* gathered for their annual Professional Development day hosted by the F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College. Forty career development professionals were in attendance, including Babson’s Graduate CCD Staff.  As with past years, one highlight of this event is the opportunity…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco Summer Catalyst Showcase (August 2, 2018)

Join the Babson Bay Area community to network and hear pitches from the Summer Catalyst entrepreneurs. Summer Catalyst is a 10 week pre-accelerator experience in San Francisco designed to help early stage/seed-level entrepreneurs through co-working and access to the SF/Silicon Valley ecosystem. Let’s celebrate their business ventures and accomplishments together! Date: Thursday August 2nd Time:…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK6: Jed Christiansen, TechStars + Showcase Prep

With only a handful of weeks left in the program, participants have been perfecting their pitches in preparation for the Summer Catalyst Showcase. Although every participant has been working hard to make progress in their own respective venture, it’s refreshing to see everyone in the program actively sharing resources and supporting each other. This week’s…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK5: Showcase Preparation + OKRs

We are halfway into the Summer Catalyst Program and our teams are becoming more confident about the progress they’ve made so far! As everyone continues to refine their pitches, participants have expressed their excitement be regards to the insights they’ve gained while becoming more familiar with the entrepreneurial ecosystem of San Francisco. In preparation for showcase, each…

Babson San Francisco

Summer Catalyst Program WEEK4: Ian Thiel M’12, Alto Pharmacy + Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt

Another productive week @Babson San Francisco! We had 2 amazing guest speakers who shared wisdom about the value of customers and retaining them. Our first speaker was Ian Thiel M‘12, the current Head of Growth for Alto Pharmacy and the former Head of New Products at Optimizely. Ian explained the importance of understanding your customer segment, recommended several books,…