Undergraduate Blog / Author: Julian Brandmaier

The Triple Bottom Line Revolution

As of Accepted Student’s Day, I’ve heard Babson’s emphasis on the triple bottom line—that businesses not only have to make a profit, but it is just as critical that they’re good for the people and the planet as well. When I was applying to Forager this summer, I was excited at the prospect of working…

Do you have any bandwidth?

“Do you have any bandwidth?” is not a phrase I was familiar with. In fact, the last time I heard even the word bandwidth was in Joe Rogan’s podcast with Elon Musk almost a year ago where bandwidth was described as the bottleneck to humans becoming functional cyborgs thanks to smart phone technology. I know.…

From Bank to Startup

I am really excited this break to be working as a Summer Startup Intern. It is at a business called Forager, based in my hometown of Portland, Maine. Forager is a mission-based tech company making local food more accessible by streamlining the procurement process from farms to grocers. Not only is Forager a business holding…

Perseverance Gets Results

In order to not make this longer than its already obscene length, I’m starting this story on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019, after 15 applications, 3 first-round interviews, 2 2nd-round interviews, and 0 job-offers. I had only 2 job applications with hope left, largely narrowed by the fact I had arrived in my hometown and was…