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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…

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…

Nishant Udeshi

Gaining Hands-On Consulting Experience with BCAP

Every MBA student dreams of being a consultant – finishing that fancy presentation while sipping on the 3rd cup of coffee, occasionally looking through the big glass window to see the sun setting behind the city skyline. Is that what a regular day is like at the Boston Consulting Group? We don’t know yet, but…

Graduate Center for Career Development

SEDEX: Going Beyond Compliance Saves the Planet

Sedex is a non-profit organization that aims to make it simpler to do business that’s good for everyone. It is the world’s largest collaborative platform for sharing responsible sourcing data on supply chains, and offers tools to help its members manage their performance around labour rights, health and safety, the environment, and business ethics. Every…

Jay Robie

Babson Graduate Students Keep Expanding their Networks

The 5th annual Babson Boston Connect, held on November 30th, 2017, drew a large number of attendees to the HubSpot offices in Cambridge. The event was organized by the Graduate Center for Career Development and Babson’s Events Management Office and was open to all of the current graduate students (One Yr and Two Yr MBA,…

Cheri Paulson

Career Progress Beyond the Classroom at Babson

Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business was recently named No. 3 for career progress by the Financial Times. To me, this comes as no surprise—as the senior director of our Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD), I have the privilege of working closely with our graduate students throughout their Babson journey. And I’ve seen…

Graduate Center for Career Development

My Experience at the NBMBAA Conference in the City of Brotherly Love, Philly

By Sentie Kironde MBA’18, BS’10 The National Black MBA is a non‐profit organization that is dedicated to the enhancement and development of educational and economic empowerment for African Americans. It is also one of the largest expos serving minority professionals. I was honored to attend NBMBAA’s annual conference that was held in Philadelphia from September…

Graduate Center for Career Development

Innovating to Save Lives

By Burcu Aydin, MBA 2018 If you are planning to intern at a biotechnology company, I hope you consider Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex is one of the most respected, innovative and patient-centric biotechnology company’s. Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine to cure diseases such as cystic fibrosis and improve people’s lives. They work with leading researchers,…

Graduate Center for Career Development

Interning at Wayfair the MBwAy

By Michael Perlis, MBA 2018 If you are interested in interning at a technology company next summer, do I have the place for you.  Wayfair is known for “a Zillion things home” and regarded as one of the top ecommerce retailers in the country, however, it sometimes isn’t top of mind for students seeking job…