Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Sharon Chin

Five Quotes from a Twenty-something Entrepreneur

On the first day of my internship, I told Addy, one of the founders of Kapten & Son, that his name was also a nickname for a drug. He chuckled. There are three founders of Kapten & Son. When Kapten decided to focus on the US as its primary growth market, Addy picked up his…

Katrina Rega

Going National

At my internship this summer, I’ve had the opportunity to watch the Melanoma Foundation of New England rebrand itself and transform into the national organization IMPACT Melanoma. Originally, the small organization focused on Melanoma-related education, prevention, and support in the New England region. As more and more people became involved, the organization snowballed into something…

That’s A Wrap, Folks!

My ten-week internship program as a Business Strategy Intern at Arnold Worldwide, the creative advertising arm of Havas, has flown by faster than I could have ever imagined. During this time, I had the pleasure of working with a group of amazing people with backgrounds in consulting and analytics. My work this Summer can be…

Banks are focusing on digital banking services

Among 500 global companies that US’s economy magazine ‘Fortune’ picked, there are only one forth of companies still in the industry now. However, company such as GE did not remained as a chimney company but kept changed themselves to a digital company, which made them to become a market leader. Same thing is happening to…

Andi Deng

Barcode and Retail Business

Hey, ever you shopped in stores? Of course. Have you ever noticed the barcode on the product? Probably. But what is a barcode? Barcode is a way to transport information. When you scan a barcode, it shows you the product origin, cost, material, and so on. Barcode exists in many aspects of our life. It…

Yating Lu

Complexity of working with an oversea graphic designer

When you are thinking to make your marketing contents look professional, visually appealing, attractive and interesting for the audience to look at, the first thing you would think is having a professional graphic designer on the team. They are good at design and they are experts on using professional design software and apps. But getting…

Final Product

I came into my internship sort of unsure of what to expect and what I would be doing… At first, I was doing a little bit of everything I guess. My boss is those kinds of leaders that give you the final goal and says “alright… go do it”. I felt very lost in the…

Meeting the President of Disruptor Records

Sony offers Masterclasses taught by Sony Employees and other key players in the music industry. One of them being President of Disruptor Records, and manager of the Chainsmokers, Adam Alpert. Personally, I’m not the type to see the speaker after the meeting unless I have something to say, so I didn’t have an opportunity to…

Katrina Rega

The Purpose-Driven Internship Experience

In my time at Babson, I have learned a lot about the different factors of a business. I’ve taken classes on marketing, finance, innovation, management, economics and more. It can be incredibly interesting to see all of the work that goes into creating and growing a company. However, during my abroad experience this fall, I…

What is next…

As my internship for the summer of 2017 came to an end, I found myself pondering the true value of my experience. In the coming weeks I will be traveling to Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, and finally settling down in Sydney Australia where I will spend 6 months. Studying and traveling abroad is something I…