Undergraduate Blog / Author: Peer Career Ambassadors

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Involved vs. Engaged

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18.  At Babson, our students take great pride in having a jam-packed schedule. It’s as if flashing around a completely filled schedule validates their hard work and standing as good Babson citizens. Ironically, however, this pressure to constantly stay busy and occupied has a…

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Take Advantage of Your Downtime!

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr, Class of 2019. While we all love snow days, and holidays, and cancelled classes, recognize that’s it’s on days like these that we can take a few small steps to add to our personal and professional brand. Don’t get me wrong, these days off are…

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Spring Into Internships

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Swapnika Yarlagadda, Class of 2019 Internship fairs can be overwhelming. Large crowds, lines and commotion might leave you frazzled. Here are 6 tips to help you spring into your dream internship: Formulate a plan: While meeting all the 45+ employers seems like an amazing idea, you will…

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Congrats! You got the job. Now what?

Written by Calvin Wang, PCA Hey there! I hope you had an excellent winter break and are getting back into the groove of school. For those who already have summer internships lined up and are wondering what to do with their time after spending all those hours filling out applications and practicing interviews, read on!…

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My Outlook on Concentrations and Choosing Courses

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi, Class of 2018. I have heard stories of students telling me that they are forcing themselves to complete two formal concentrations, by overloading, giving up extracurricular, rejecting part time internships, cancelling study abroad plans, etc. I advise against pigeon-holding yourself into formal concentrations. Concentrations are…

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How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Anamaria Najera ’17 Getting your thoughts together after studying abroad can be a challenge. Mentally, you may still be back on the beaches of Barcelona, or making Swiss chocolate in Interlaken, Switzerland. Physically, you’re in Horn Library studying for midterms and applying for jobs. If you’ve landed…

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Advice for Class of 2019

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi ’18 Hey there Class of 2019, this blog post is directed specifically at you! I want to share my recruiting story with you all… This semester, I decided to be BOLD and sign up for a full class load while simultaneously working 25 hours a week,…

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Managing Your Applications

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. As Babson students, applying to one internship or job application is never enough; we like to apply to multiple opportunities. How do you keep track of all the opportunities you apply to? Most job boards, like Career Connections, keep a record of…

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Stay in Touch!

I’m sure by now, you have come across several people in your academic, personal, and professional lives who have in some way had an impact on you. Whether that person was your mentor, a peer, a passerby, whoever that person may have been, they impacted you in some way that prompted you to write down…

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Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…