Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Josuel Plasencia

Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Anamaria Najera ’17 Getting your thoughts together after studying abroad can be a challenge. Mentally, you may still be back on the beaches of Barcelona, or making Swiss chocolate in Interlaken, Switzerland. Physically, you’re in Horn Library studying for midterms and applying for jobs. If you’ve landed…

Jaime Doherty

Babson College Spring 2017 Undergraduate Recruiting Programs Now Available

The Babson Undergraduate Center for Career Development is pleased to announce our 2017 Spring Recruiting Season programs and offerings are now available! We invite you to join us to build your brand on-campus and identify talent for your organization. As I am sure you have seen, we have been busy integrating Handshake as our new recruiting platform…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Advice for Class of 2019

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi ’18 Hey there Class of 2019, this blog post is directed specifically at you! I want to share my recruiting story with you all… This semester, I decided to be BOLD and sign up for a full class load while simultaneously working 25 hours a week,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Managing Your Applications

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. As Babson students, applying to one internship or job application is never enough; we like to apply to multiple opportunities. How do you keep track of all the opportunities you apply to? Most job boards, like Career Connections, keep a record of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Stay in Touch!

I’m sure by now, you have come across several people in your academic, personal, and professional lives who have in some way had an impact on you. Whether that person was your mentor, a peer, a passerby, whoever that person may have been, they impacted you in some way that prompted you to write down…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Three Ways to Jumpstart Your Career

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Owen Shea ’17. Here are three ways you can jumpstart your career: Explore interests How will someone know if they find something interesting? You have to try it out! Clubs, organizations, and events on campus are three effective ways to explore your interests (or even develop them).…

Emily Besen

Catching up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14

I caught up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14 from Morocco. I found out she’s been busy applying her Babson education to entrepreneurial ventures at home; and learning new skills through an MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons in Paris. Her tips for current students: Take advantage of experiential opportunities while at Babson, follow your passion,…