Undergraduate Blog / Author: Kirishika Krishnarajah

Kirishika Krishnarajah

Working in a Startup Division

At ALKU there are multiple different divisions throughout the company that work to help consultants placed on projects such as Workday, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Oracle, and Epic. Epic is the division I am currently working with and it is relatively new. Although working with such a new startup like division has its perks it is…

Kirishika Krishnarajah

On Your Own

With all the challenges of going into an internship, it gets a lot harder when your mentor is out of the office on your second full week in. Despite all the hurdles I faced and the fear I initially had, I was able to learn so much in the week my mentor was out. Being…

Kirishika Krishnarajah

Round Two

This summer I will be a returning intern at ALKU. After working at ALKU last summer I realized that recruiting was something I loved to do, so I went back for another summer. This year I am placed in the Epic Division, working with a startup is much different than working with a pre-established industry…

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The Final Stretch

With my internship wrapping up and my final week kicking into full swing there is a lot I want to accomplish before I end my summer at ALKU. Every week we have metrics we need to hit, but this week I have created goals of my own that I want to reach in addition to…

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The People Make All the Difference

Sitting in your seat all day and dialing the phone can be pretty mundane. It is a task many people can get bored of easily and quit. However, having the right type of people around you can make all the difference. At ALKU, the company culture is definitely something that draws you in deeper and…

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Halfway Mark Lessons

I am about halfway through my internship and I have learned a lot. I did not know much about the staffing industry when I started this internship. This internship challenges me to learn and grow on a daily basis. Below are the top 3 things I’ve learned during my time here so far that help…

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Hard Work Pays Off

Hi everyone, it is now a little over my 4th week since my internship has started and it has been a whirlwind. Working in the staffing industry is definitely a challenge, but staying focused and persevering definitely does have its perks.  You never really know who you are going to get on the other line, it…

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Third Times a Charm

It is easy to get lost in the world of business with all the different fields to explore – marketing, accounting, finance, human resources, and so much more. Going into my third year at Babson I was still confused with what I wanted to do within the realm of business. I had tried both marketing…