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4 Preparation Techniques for Getting In the Zone Before a Big Interview

This post was written by Erica Zahka, Babson alum (MBA ’16) and Founder/CEO of Own The Boardroom.  A first impression is all about the energy you project and how you’re perceived.  A good first impression can open doors of opportunity, while a bad first impression can leave you with missed opportunities. Business Insider, among other…

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Babson Internship Photo Contest

Babson’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development is excited to announce its first annual Summer Intern Photo Contest. The contest is open to all undergraduate students currently enrolled at Babson, who are participating in a summer 2016 internship. Submit your photo today! Why should you participate? This competition is a great branding opportunity for students! Promote…

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From Finance to Entrepreneurship

This CCD Guest Blog post was written by Helena Hernandez, student at Babson College I am currently a rising junior from Caracas, Venezuela. As I entered my time at Babson, I had thought I would concentrate solely in Finance. However, Babson has allowed me—at times forced me—to expand my horizons, which I am grateful for.…

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Being Persistent in Networking

We hear so much about networking and the importance of building relationships… well, it doesn’t happen overnight and it takes some effort to meet people in person and not just send an email or a LinkedIn request. This was my main goal as I registered for the Future M Marketing conference in Boston. It was…

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Digitas and RTM Trends

I first got to know Digitas from attending their open house in December 2013, they had invited several schools from the Boston area to visit their office location in Downtown Crossing, it was a much bigger event than they expected. At least 150-200 students were there, the place was packed. This just shows you how…

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How Ad Agencies Are Changing

Gone are the days of billboard and print advertising.. well, they haven’t quite disappeared completely but the world of marketing has changed (a lot). I don’t have a marketing background but I have wondered how it will look a couple years from now. You see, we don’t have to wait for commercials to advertise the…

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Interested? Apply Now.

This happens quite a lot, you see an interesting job opening and you want to apply but you have several obstacles in your way. Oh it’s midterm week, you have social events to attend to or….. you figured, that you wait until the due date since you have another two weeks before you get started…

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Good Luck Class of 2013!

Dear Class of 2013, I am always struck that we mark college graduations with a ceremony called Commencement.  At a time when it feels like so many things are ending, it is a wonderful way to remember that so much is beginning. Commencement is your chance for a fresh start, a new opportunity to make a…

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Why do we hate to network?

With Career Expo just a day away, I am finding my student appointments filled with conversations about how to work the room, meet companies and make an impression. Only it isn’t the students initiating these conversations. Nope – more often than not it is me trying to convince students to do it! If asked, I…