Undergraduate Blog

Julia Dean

Facing the Unknown

This week began my internship with a startup. Many conversations in the business world focused on startups discuss how one must be comfortable with change and the unknown. Of course, while that is true, the unknown is not exclusive to business. Just like a muscle, our ability to face and embrace the unknown grows as…

Lucy Turner

Why You Should Consider a Sales Career

Did you know that Business Development/Sales is the number two career function for Babson graduates? Yes, that’s right, 17% of our students followed this path in 2015 and our early look at 2016 shows the same trend.  So I ask you… have you considered a career in sales? If not, I am going to guess…

Donna Sosnowski

Rules of the Road for Your Summer Internship

Senior executive and company founder, Laura Gassner Otting was riding in an Uber in NYC and just wrote up this list in about ten minutes of “what I wish my summer intern knew on his/her first day…” Below you will find her sage advice: Be on time. Every day, to everything. No matter how important…

Caitlin Capozzi

Google Analytics Training in Denver

Post by Hunter Jones ’16 My time in Denver at Google Analytics Training was incredible! I learned so much about myself and who I was, on top of becoming a guru in Google Analytics. Day 1: My first day was kind of a bust as I had 0 sleep, and my van picked up me…

Caitlin Capozzi

Babson San Francisco Rocket Pitch

Post by Nicholas Valles ’18 Three minutes.  Three slides.  The Rocket Pitch is definitely an experience that every entrepreneur should embrace since it really puts into perspective the viability of one’s endeavor.  From the networking opportunities to the pressure of the pitch, I know that entrepreneurship is so appealing to me because it validates the fact…

Meghan Rowledge

Babson’s First Ever FME Awards: THE LENNYS

This year I have had the  opportunity to do so many things as n FME Mentor.  I learned how to use a 3D printer, helped three amazing companies throughout the year and worked with some incredible people. Shout out to the Section 5 Teaching Team. Being a Mentor has been such a humbling experience, that…

Emily Besen

Why Hire International Student Talent?

Spend any amount of time at Babson College’s campus and you will notice that it is unlike most other small suburban institutions. International flags from the 80+ countries represented by students adorn the exterior of Horn library and the mix of languages (count 62!!) spoken can have a dizzying effect as you walk through Reynolds…

Peer Career Ambassadors

My most productive summer yet

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Have you been searching for an internship for the past 6 months? Chances getting more bleak by the day? Stressing that the most productive activity you will be doing this summer will be babysitting your neighbor’s dog? Considered taking summer courses, but didn’t follow…

Caitlin Capozzi

BrazUSC 2016

Post by Cassiano dos Santos ’18 The Brazilian Undergraduate Student Conference, held at the University of Chicago between April 8th and 9th, was a fantastic opportunity to reflect on Brazil’s present and future. Throughout the two days of the conference, I had the pleasure to listen to some of the most prominent Brazilian voices from different…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Summer Networking

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18. With summer break practically here, everyone is looking forward to having fun and beginning their internships. However, if you’re not in the office all day and you get more of a tan than your doctor approves, you get tired of catching up with friends…