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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…

Cathy Merlo

Graduate CCD Social Media Contest — Like Us on Facebook & Twitter!

Hello Graduate Students!   Hope you’ve had an enjoyable summer.  We not only welcome all the new students who have joined us this week, but also look forward to seeing our returning students.  We already have a number of interesting, fun, and informative events planned for the fall, so it promises to be another busy academic…

Jay Robie

Putting the “Spotlight” on Business Analytics as a Career Option

Information Sessions. Mini flash cases. Career Conversations. These are just a few of the ways that the Babson Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD) has engaged with its Employer Partners over the past year, but this spring, a new kind of engagement arose – the Industry Career Spotlight. On February 3rd, 10 companies gathered in…