Undergraduate

But that’s all one, our play is done…

This summer with Commonwealth Shakespeare Company was absolutely INCREDIBLE!  Click here for a very brief overview of my experience with this Company, and I look forward to continuing with them into the Fall. “A great while ago the world begun, With hey, ho, the wind and the rain, But that’s all one, our play is done,…

Undergraduate

Superwoman? Production Manager? Or BOTH?!

Jo Williams – Production Manager When deciding on who to interview, I thought I would reach outside of the Front of House Team and into another portion of the production.  Jo Williams is the Production Manager and she is basically in charge of anything and everything pre and post production.  She has been in production…

Undergraduate

Helen Voloshin

Reflecting Back and Looking Forward

As I reflect back on my experience interning for Populus Brands, I can honestly say that I have learned an immense amount about branding in the entertainment industry. I have definitely gained more in-depth insight on the many facets of the entertainment industry. Before I began my time with Populus I was so concerned with…

Undergraduate

MinJoon Choi

Reflection

So it has been almost 3 weeks since I have finished my internship with deVere USA in New York, and I would like to use this blog post as a reflection of my experience. For 2 months I have worked as a Summer Investment Advisor directly working under the Senior Investment Advisor of the company.…

Undergraduate

Keenan James

Advantages of Working at a Small Company

If you didn’t know already, this summer I have had the opportunity to work as a marketing intern at a small real estate technology company, dotloop, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. In my past blog posts, I have always talked about the rewarding experience that I have had with the company, yet I have never explained…

Undergraduate

MinJoon Choi

Key Skill: Communication

I know people in Babson are working in many different sectors and jobs. However, one of the most important skills in the work environment, I believe is communication skills. Communication serves as a method of conveying information to another person whether it is verbally, written or virtually. During the course of your work, you will…

Living Entrepreneurship

Emily Besen

Adapt to a New Culture – but don’t go too far

Some good advice for all, particularly our incoming students! Article by Andy Molinsky from http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/07/adapt-to-a-new-culture-but-dont-go-too-far/ One of the most popular pieces of advice that people receive when operating across cultures is, “When in Rome, Act Like the Romans.” This advice essentially means that in order to be successful in a situation different from your own, you…

Creating Social Value

Rachel Greenberger

10 Questions for Local Food Entrepreneur: Flea Foster

This interview originally appeared on Examiner.com. I live just blocks away from Spoke, and so got to watch it go from raw concept into open restaurant over the course of last year – in that slice of real estate sandwiched between Dave’s Fresh Pasta and Sunshine Lucy’s on Holland Street in Davis Square, Somerville. I…

Creating Social Value

Jesseca Timmons

Notes from the Case Files: The Opportunity Gap

By Jesseca P. Timmons, a case writer in Entrepreneurial Studies and Social Entrepreneurship for the Lewis Institute at Babson College. Meeting social entrepreneur Gerald Chertavian, founder of Year Up, opened my eyes to an issue I had been only vaguely aware of: the nationwide “skills gap,” which he also describes as the “opportunity gap.” Gerald,…

News & Announcements

Babson Startup Profile: Parlor Skis

What is your name and the name of your business? Mark Wallace M’14, Parlor Skis. What’s the mission or description of your business? Parlor is a New England based custom ski builder. Launched in Cambridge, Parlor offers a level of customer service, customization and performance that separates them from the traditional ski companies. Every ski…