Michelle Lederhos

Consulting Career Connection & Boston Trek

Thinking about a career in “consulting”? What does that even mean and are you qualified? The Consulting Career Connection hosted by the American Association of Management Consulting Firms is a great place to learn more about this career path. Babson candidates are groomed to be great consultants as the curriculum is case based, team work…

Posted in Career Development

Michelle Lederhos

Accounting Internship Interviews- start here!

Attention Juniors!! Accounting interviews are just around the corner. CCD is excited to host each of the Big 4 firms in addition to StoneTurn next week in the CCD Interview Suite in Hollister Hall. I have been working closely with many of the recruiters and the interviewers are excited to meet with the Babson talent.…

Posted in Career Development

Brenda Kostyk

Boston’s Start Up Playground

For those of you interested in connecting with Start Ups, Boston is your playground! While there is plenty of start up activity here on campus, not taking advantage of Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is a mistake you don’t want to make if you are truly interested in innovation.  Selfishly, I want to start by promoting CCD’s…

Posted in Career Development

Caroline Hayes

Networking & job searching while studying abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. Networking While Studying Abroad This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer…

Posted in Career Development

Peer Career Ambassadors

Highlighting Impact On A Resume

This post was written by Fabio Jaime ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador During the past few weeks, PCAs presented an overview of CCD and its resources at FYS classes. Our goal is to help first-year students learn about the career development process, and more specifically master the first step, resumes. After the presentation, students were…

Posted in Career Development, Defining Your Babson, First Year at Babson

Caroline Hayes

One Of The Fastest-Growing Careers Is In Desperate Need Of Young Talent

There are more Financial Advisor opportunities available to college graduates than ever!  After reading this article, it makes sense as to why we would see this increase.  If you are interested in a fast growing career in the financial services industry, this might be the right career for you.  As a Financial Advisor, you are able to…

Posted in Career Development

Brenda Kostyk

Mid-Semester Recalibration

  Over this brisk Columbus Day weekend, my family and I escaped to the Maine woods – our treasured place to unplug, reconnect, and let the Maine outdoors do its magic.  As I wake up to chilly temperatures this morning, and look out across the pond to rust oranges, muted yellows, and spiked evergreens, summer…

Posted in Career Development

Brian Hickey

Extending Learning Outside the Classroom

Babson College is well known for its opportunities in the classroom where students start their own businesses, consult for real companies, and develop their business skills. While these classes offer great learning possibilities, there are many additional ways to learn from experiences outside the classroom that lead to personal growth and development as a business…

Posted in Career Development, Defining Your Babson

Caroline Hayes

Second Annual BIBA Conference – a success!

This post was written by Chris Lo’Grippo ’16   Second Annual Babson Investment Banking Conference   The planning process for the Second Annual Babson Investment Banking Conference, held on September 19, 2014, began toward the end of 2013. With much thanks to President Emeritus Len Schlesinger, Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, agreed to serve as the…

Posted in Career Development

Sophan Smith

Career in Sales

Career in Sales Many people I know landed in a career in sales by accident.. they didn’t intentionally go to school for it but they have no intentions of leaving their position either. A career in sales is one of the few roles out there that will allow you to earn without a cap on…

Posted in Career Development