Undergraduate Blog / Author: H Kim

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The Final Week

Diamond Capital Advisors taught me the ins and outs of investment banking. Through this internship, I was able to learn if investment banking was the best career choice for me for the future. Investment banking is definitely a career I would like to pursue because of the high learning curve and amount of responsibility I…

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Networking / Interning

A crucial aspect to any career is the importance of networking. Coming from a non-target school, many of the professors, upperclassmen and alumni stressed to me the importance of networking if I wanted to get a career in investment banking.  I made it my goal to network with as many professionals as I could during…

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Entrepreneurial Investment Banking

Babson emphasizes the importance of always having an entrepreneurial spirit. I never thought that finance and entrepreneurship could be so closely aligned. The investment banking business is mostly developing relationships with business owners who place their trust in you to carry out their best interests and pass on their legacy. The trust is one of…

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Down to One

As the other interns have left for trips and other full time job pursuits, I am now the only intern at my internship. I did not enjoy the thought about being the only intern at first, worrying about how I will finish the tasks and ask for help when I need it. However, by being…

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Being Surrounded by Professionals

Living in Los Angeles, I was always fascinated with the tall skyscrapers that twinkled during the night time. I knew that I always wanted to step foot in there and see how it was like from the opposite view, looking out rather than looking into the buildings. Even though I was highly impressed by the…

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Learning from my Peers

During an internship, you not only have the chance to learn from the senior management but you learn a lot from your peers. At my internship, I had two other interns working with me and they were both MBA students. They started the internship a little before myself so they were able to teach me…

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Pitchbooks and Endless Research

One of the main tasks that I have as a summer intern is creating pitch books. Pitch books is a marketing presentation used by investment banks to highlight the firm’s key values and what services they can deliver to their client. These pitch books are used as one of the key determinants to distinguish between…

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An Inside Look at Investment Banking

My name is Hannah Kim, a rising junior at Babson College. To start off my blog, I will start by talking about how I got my summer internship.  My internship search was long, stressful and it was one that required much persistence. I applied to countless internships through the Babson Portal, internships.com and even cold…