Undergraduate Blog / Author: Benjamin Norris

Benjamin Norris

Final Reflection: Startups and MassChallenge

As the summer comes to a close, it is important to look back on the time spent working at your internship. I began reflecting on my time at MassChallenge when talking with my boss at lunch one-day last week. He asked if I felt my time with him at MassChallenge was worth giving up valuable…

Benjamin Norris

References & Letters of Recommendation

As the summer comes to a close, so do many summer internships. As your internship begins to wrap up be thinking about how you can talk about you experience in interview for next summer and be thinking about how your current supervisor can continue to assist you in your career development. The most common way…

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Preparing for the Future

Worrying about the future often prompts preparing for it. At MassChallenge, the staff is constantly helping us prepare for the future. Last week, a long time MassChallenge employee gave a presentation, at an intern meeting, about salary negotiation. Salary negotiation is a topic most job seekers, including myself, find daunting. The presenter addressed then and…

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Working towards next summer, this summer

It has officially begun, searching and applying for internships for the summer of 2019. Having an internship is intense, taking classes and having an internship is even more intense. Taking classes, having an internship, and applying for more internships is barley possible and is impossible some days. As most people are aware, the application process…

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Team Bonding at Work

Another day at work? There is no such thing in the world of startups, especially at MassChallenge, where I work as a startup services intern. This Friday, June 13th, the startup services team decided to get out of the MassChallenge HQ and go out for some team bonding. We loaded up into several cars and…