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Competitive Intelligence

Post by Tian Lin ’18 It is interesting for me to use my spare time to learn something new. I am well aware that I need to learn a unique and practical skill in college to enhance my undergrad degree. After reading an anti-economic-espionage novel, I found out about the field of competitive intelligence. I…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Finding Motivation for Full Time Job Applications

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17 Seniors- It’s finally our year to shine. But although reaching our fourth year seems like a milestone to the outside world, we all feel the elephant in the room- FULL TIME JOBS. Pressures for landing a full time job are seeping in, and as…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Kick Start Your Career Journey with CCD!

Hello, class of 2020 and welcome to Babson! My name is Calvin Wang and I am a sophomore student from Los Angeles, California. I work as a Peer Career Ambassador at the Career Center. Having experienced one full year of Babson already, having worked full time at an internship designing websites and doing SEO this…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

The World Domination Summit

Post by Ryan Lupberger ’18 How do you live an extraordinary life in a conventional world? That was the question being asked by the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. With the support of the Babson Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund, Ryan Elcock ’18 and I had the privilege to attend a 4-day conference from August 11th-15th.…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Best Buddies: An Organization, My Dream, My Goal

Post by Deborah Cohen ’19 Best Buddies: an organization, my dream, my goal. Best Buddies is a non-governmental association that builds one-on-one friendships for people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD), encouraging inclusion and providing jobs for them. I have been working with Best Buddies for five consecutive years, thus I became truly passionate about inclusion and…

Emily Besen

What’s new for International Students in CCD?

Welcome back! This summer, CCD has been hard at work planning robust services, programs, and events for all students. We’re especially proud of the added resources that support the unique career development process of international students. Check out our “roadmap” below to see highlights for the fall including: Career Conditioning for International Students (before Career Bootcamp) U.S. Job Search Strategy…

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

rkinyua1

NAVIGATING THROUGH INTERNSHIP HURDLES.

This summer, having completed two internships, I can affirm that each of the companies I was working with sought to test different skills or abilities in the interns working with them. In retrospect, I recognize that the hurdles I overcame must have been intentionally put to test how I handled each situation. From the challenges…

Brandon Tomlinson

My Final Weeks

Today was my last day with the Melanoma Foundation of New England. I had an awesome experience with my first internship. The entire office was great to work with, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for non-profit experience. During the last few weeks the three interns started to fall into more defined roles.…

Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits!   Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…