Undergraduate Blog / Author: Kristen Sweeney

Kristen Sweeney

Overall Internship Experience

Overall, I had a very positive internship experience at the SEC and would recommend the Summer Honors Program to any sophomore or junior at Babson College. At the SEC I learned what it is like to work in the public industry as well as the perks of working at the SEC. The other interns I…

Kristen Sweeney

Athletes in the Workforce

I have been on a sports team my whole life, and I did not realize until this summer that athletics are what have made me successful in the workforce. As a student athlete in college you are forced to work with other people to accomplish the same task, whether it be winning a game, scoring…

Kristen Sweeney

Working at the SEC

Recently, a case I have been working on all summer at the SEC went public. The case was a Pozi Scheme called DFRF Enterprises. Daniel Filho was the CEO of the Ponzi scheme and the FBI arrested him last week in Boca Raton, FL after ignoring is arrest warrant for several weeks. DFRF Enterprises was…

Kristen Sweeney

Interview Process and Internship Search for Accounting Concentrators

As a sophomore at Babson College, it is hard to get an internship in the profession of accounting. Most of the accounting firms in the country only hire juniors, but they do have sophomore leadership programs available for sophomores who are interested in pursuing a career in public accounting. These programs are usually 2-3 days…

Kristen Sweeney

Entering the Internship World

My name is Kristen and I am currently a rising junior at Babson College. I am concentrating in Accounting and I hope to take some finance and strategic management classes as well. For the summer, I am working at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. For those of you who do not know, the…