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A Career in Sports: An Endeavor Worth Taking

Last week Dan Dropkin-Frank, Sales Manager at New England Revolution, visited the Sports Marketing class at Babson Collage.  As a guest blogger this week he shares his career journey to achieving his ultimate goal of breaking into the sports industry–a winding path, but as he states, “an endeavor worth taking”.     I quickly shut down GMail because I…

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Get ahead this Spring Break

Written by Lee Goldstein, Associate Director – newest member of the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Team! All through college, spring break was a time for me to go home, return to my part-time job at the mall, and earn some money.  Although some of my friends would come back to campus with a tan,…

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First Year Seminar: Career Development

Over the last two years I have had the opportunity to focus on career development in teaching Babson’s First Year Seminar Course.  We utilize a variety of tools and activities to aid students in developing a career development lens in their transition to college.  Together, we accomplish this through developing self-understanding through career assessment tools,…

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Entrepreneurship Fellowship: Venture for America

-Written by Brian Hickey, Venture for America Fellow, Babson College Class of 2015  The Babson experience emphasizes the value and importance of being surrounded by talented, inspiring, and motivated people. Above all, Babson highlights entrepreneurship as a means to create social and economic value. While many Babson students pursue traditional career opportunities, there are an…

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Looking Back: A First Year Career Story

Written by Micah Nelson, Class of 2018 As a first year student at Babson, one of my primary goals was to find a quality internship that would not only allow me to continue learning about business over the summer but also act as a building block for future internships and eventually a career. I began…

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iChoose: A Student’s Perspective on Owning Your Career Development

Written by Emily Purdom ’18 In the realm of start-ups and business, success is a result of hard work and follow through. Career development is no different. Self-exploration in addition to rigorous research are the foundation of your next step, whether it be to an internship, job shadow, or full-time career. Last November I had…

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Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Environmental Career Path: A Senior Student Story

  Online resources, job and internship opportunities, on campus employer engagement and student appointments focused on environmental careers continue to grow. The partnerships and activity across campus have been remarkable. Vikki Rodgers, an environmental sustainability faculty member, hosted a networking dinner event with students, faculty, alumni and me from UGCCD.  At the dinner, I shared…

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Don’t Forget to Share Your Story

I was fortunate enough to meet with the Natalie Taylor Scholar Senior Cohort this week to discuss how to continue and integrate service into their lives after Babson–what an inspiring group!  I learned about their senior projects whose topics range from faith, education, sports, to veterans.  I look forward to learning more as their projects…

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What Pulls at Your Heartstrings

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela As we honor and acknowledge Nelson Mendela’s legacy, I reflect on my experience as CCD’s Social Impact…