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Lily Awad

Building a Career in the Americas: A Venezuelan in Toronto by Way of Babson

Maria Cristina Cruz graduated from Babson College’s Two Year MBA program in 2015. As a student from Venezuela, she understood there would be many challenges to finding a job in the U.S. Through hard work, early preparation, and the right networking approach she was able to land a job in the U.S. Although she did not…

Lily Awad

Babson MBAs Take Miami by Storm

This year, two MBA students were awarded the Graduate Affinity Scholarship to participate in the annual Miami Treks and Connect event.  Pedro Dorta (MBA’18) and Eduardo Patitucci Saieh (MBA’17) share their impressions of the events in a two part blog. If you are interested in learning more about the Babson Miami Treks or the Graduate…

Ken Mattsson

How Companies Can Find You Easier on LinkedIn

I often hear that people know they need to utilize LinkedIn for their job search and career management, but are unsure of what to include to leverage it most effectively.  I was fortunate this past week to attend a webinar sponsored by the Alumni Career Services Network and presented by Lindsey Day, who teaches corporate recruiters how to…

Lily Awad

CCD’s Holiday Job Search Guide

The winter break is right around the corner and soon enough you will have free time to dive into your job search process. Now is the time to plan to maximize the winter break for your holiday networking activity. Read CCD’s suggestions below to get you started, and feel free to comment if you have…

Lily Awad

Crafting a Story Through Your Experiences – 8th Annual AMBA Conference

By Elvis Ge, MBA’17 & Graduate Affinity Conference Scholar Imagine sitting on your 6-hour flight from Boston to San Francisco. You arrived a bit early and so easily find your seat by the window. You look out, you think about what the first restaurant you plan to hit when you arrive, and then you take…

Lily Awad

#Babson@SF

By Ayush Singhal, Akash Veershetty, and Karthik Raju, Babson MBA students and Affinity Scholars  It is no surprise that technology has penetrated our lives, to the extent that it knows us better than we do ourselves. Technology is the new religion and Silicon Valley is the Mecca. Firm believers of this statement and looking to…

Lily Awad

A One Year MBA’s Career Development Journey

By Bernardo Heiremans, MBA One Year (2017) & Graduate Affinity Conference Scholar Bernardo Heiremans, a One Year MBA at Babson College, discusses his experience attending the Prospanica Conference as an Affinity Scholar and international student from Chile.  The Prospanica conference is the premier gathering of Hispanic business professionals, entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, universities and corporations in…

Susan Lemke

Industry Spotlights are the New Employer Information Session

In the past, companies used to come to Babson to meet with students for an information session, and we heard that students were too busy to attend over 80 employer sessions per year, so we listened and now we are doing Industry Spotlights.  These nights gather 10-20 different employers in a particular industry or function,…

Lily Awad

Leveraging the MBA Summer Internship for Career Success

If you are beginning your second year of the MBA program, welcome back! Many of you have just wrapped up a summer internship, while some may continue to work part-time, others have already received a full-time offer (congrats!), and many have had their experiences come to a close. So what next and how can you…