Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Caroline Hayes

Finance Interview Tips from a Babson Alum – Listen up!

I had the opportunity to participate in a Finance Interview Prep session organized by a Babson Faculty member. The 2005 alumnus gave such valuable advice to classroom full of undergraduate sophomore and junior students who were eager to ask questions and hear what those finance interviews are really like! The alumnus had been in the…

Brenda Kostyk

WOW! WIN!

Congratulations to Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab for receiving a BostInno 50 on Fire Award last Thursday evening!  In front of an audience of over 600 of Boston’s hottest gamechangers, disruptors, and innovators,  WIN was awarded a prestigious 50 on Fire Award for breakthrough accomplishments in the Education sector.  Recognizing that women build businesses differently than…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to be Productive Over Winter Break

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador I know it’s hard to believe – but winter break is only about a week away (depending on your final exam schedule). Different feelings come with winter break at different class years: as a First Year, winter break was the greatest thing in…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Send Your Holiday Greetings!

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, Peer Career Ambassador. For us aspiring students, the holiday season is one of our busiest networking time-frames because it is that time of the year when we are able reach out to professionals without feeling like we are taking up too much of their time. We simply…

Brenda Kostyk

Innovators, Disruptors, & Inventors . . . Oh My!

Interested in mingling with startups leading the way in Techology, Marketing & Advertising, Dining & Retail, Media, Sports & Fitness, Healthcare & Medicine, Education, Design, and Arts & Entertainment?  Plan to be at BostInno’s 3rd Annual 50 on Fire event this Thursday evening, December 4th, recognizing Boston’s leading inventors, disruptors, luminaries and gamechangers.  Sponsored in…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Gearing Up for Winter Break

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, Peer Career Ambassador. Welcome back from break! Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, we have just a few short weeks left of the fall semester. What can you do between now and finals time to start preparing for a successful winter break? Here are some tips: Think…

Michelle Lederhos

Interview tips fresh in Blair’s mind!

This blog post was written by Blair Ginden, Babson Class of 2015. Blair recently accepted an offer from one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms and shares interview tips with juniors interviewing for internships. So you have made it through the first round. You have secured an interview slot. Congratulations! That is the first step…

Brenda Kostyk

Survival Tip: Keeping Abreast of Boston’s Tech Innovation

Boston’s reputation as the Innovation Hub is well earned.  The tech discoveries, advancements, and businesses launching and growing in our own backyard seem boundless.  It’s a challenge just to keep up . . . especially when you are a Babson undergrad swimming in exams, team projects, club activities, athletic/arts commitments, as well as managing professional…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Reputation – How Does It Really Work?

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, Peer Career Ambassador. People often think of reputation as how other people perceive you. This connotation is correct, but reputation goes so much deeper. First impressions stand out when people reflect back on a certain experience or encounter. Impressions cannot change and are the only real imprint…

Brenda Kostyk

StartUp Collisions

Creating opportunities for students to collide with industry is the core of CCD’s business strategy.  Whether that be bringing industry to campus, or bringing our students on the road, we intentionally create venues for Babson undergrads to rub shoulders with employers. As CCD’s Entrepreneurial Career Advisor, I took a group of 10 undergrads with a…