Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Julia Dean

Connecting to Home

A month has passed since I’ve started working at my internship, theChicCulture, a lifestyle magazine focused on providing a platform for the highest quality fashion, food and travel experiences for the fairest prices. In layman’s terms, the business I work for helps you live, eat, and wear your best life. What this consists of as…

Sophia Zhu

An Essential: Company Culture

I want to be valued at my future company and I want to feel that I am actually contributing to the company. I want opportunities to grow at my future company. I want something I can work up to and earn. The head of production, Shirley, once started at Araks as an intern. She has…

Kai

Carrie Brownstein, Cronyism, and You

Hey there internship blog readers: I will preface this whole thing by saying that the idea that people will want to read what feels essentially like a work-diary is somewhat off-putting.  I understand that what I have to say may be interesting (at times bordering on insightful!) but there is such a woefully large expanse…

Lee Goldstein

Summer reading for business and entrepreneurs!

Summer reading is no longer just a school assignment. To stay ahead in today’s competitive market, it is important to be well-read. You never know when you’ll have to make small talk, and you don’t want your mind turning to mush over the summer. JP Morgan recently released its 2016 summer reading list, choosing the…

jbailey2

Sales, Marketing, and Data, Oh My!

Myself and the other two interns, Brandon and Wyatt, have been working at the Melanoma Foundation of New England for a few weeks now and I have had a chance to survey a couple different types of work. For the first few weeks we worked mostly in sales by calling each of the organizations that…

Isabel Whitaker Esteve

Landing The Dream Internship!

Hello! My name is Isabel Whitaker Esteve, but I usually just go by Bel. I am a rising senior at Babson College still trying to decide if I should concentrate or not. I am interested in marketing, supply chain management, business analytics, and surprise surprise… entrepreneurship! I am from Sao Paulo, Brazil and came to…

White Collar: Securities and Exchange Commission Internship

My name is Emily Purdom, and this summer I have the opportunity to work at the Boston office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Enforcement Accounting Division. The SEC is an agency of the federal government that is charged with protecting investors by maintaining fair and efficient markets. Many of the cases…

Jacob Spitz

First Weeks Working in Israel

My name is Jacob Spitz, and I am a rising junior undergraduate student at Babson College, concentrating in Finance. I am spending this summer in Tel Aviv, Israel, interning for Deloitte in the M&A and Business Development division. This is my first time in Israel, and I am greatly enjoying it so far. I arrived…

Julia Dean

Pivoting to Something Greater

We learn in our first year at Babson, during our FME class, that pivoting is something you should do, and inevitably will do (often, I learned). Yet, whenever pivoting occurs, it’s often with heavy hearts. We abhor change, failure, our Plan A going awry. Why is that though? Why do we think our Plan A…

My First Week at Viacom

Hi, my name is Patrice Henry and this summer I will be working for Viacom, under Spike TV’s Digital department. My role as an intern for this media company is to assist with whatever tasks need to be completed in the office. The way that I found this internship was through the Posse Career Board…