Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Josuel Plasencia

How your professional life should be online

This blog first appeared in LinkedIn as part of their Student Voices series on May 26th, 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-your-professional-life-should-online-josuel-plasencia. Last week we touched on “Why your professional life should be online”, reasons being: The internet is only going to become more popular Connecting the dots of your work Winning and not losing the internet game (on Klout) People…

Josuel Plasencia

Why your professional life should be online

This blog first appeared in LinkedIn as part of their Student Voices series on May 19th, 2015: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-your-professional-life-should-online-josuel-plasencia. First things first. Google your name (along your college or workplace if your name is not very unique). Gauge your online presence with the search results. Millennial’s are missing out on a large opportunity to use the internet to grow…

Writing a Cover Letter? Here’s Why You Should Avoid Google

As a Writing Center Consultant at Babson College, I proofread a wide variety of writing pieces: analytical essays, fiction works, and professional assets—resumes and cover letters. Recently, I have been working with many of these professional assets (specifically cover letters), and I am noticing that college students are missing the mark. Often, students are simply…

Kyaw Thant

A Final Farewell

I sit back and stare at my computer after finishing the final sentence of my real-estate evaluation report. After a few days of number crunching and writing, my take-home final exam was finally done. In fact, I was done with college. My last assignment proved to be a difficult but rewarding experience. And so was…

Peer Career Ambassadors

“Pain is Temporary, GPA is Forever.”

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. The end of classes marks a bittersweet time as students celebrate the finish of another year of classes and simultaneously face the daunting finals schedule looming ahead. I am one of those students who experience this bittersweet moment every year and I always…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Congrats Class of 2015!

This post was written by Anamaria Najera ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador To the graduating seniors of 2015, congrats on making it through your four years at Babson!! Although graduation is a bittersweet moment it is a time to reflect on what you have accomplished and more importantly on how you will conquer the world moving…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Words of Wisdom from a Graduating Senior

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador As we approach the last 2 weeks before graduation, its so disorienting to think that after May 16th, I will no longer be an undergrad at Babson. I wont be moving back on campus next Fall, or be living within a 1 second – 3 minute…

Caroline Hayes

You don’t need to go far to get great career advice

Sigma Phi Epsilon, Babson Investment Banking Association and the Undergraduate Center for Career Development came together and hosted an event last Friday with the goal of current students learning about Finance recruiting and internship experiences from their classmates. We want students to realize the access that they have to juniors and seniors that have gone…

Jenn Tenczar

What do you want to “major in” in Life?

Some tips for all students As another Senior class prepares to graduate from Babson, they will embark on a new journey.   You will no longer have course requirements for fulfilling a major or concentration to graduate, but you will be on a new path to define what you want to major in in Life. What…

jdoherty

Off to Boston – The Marketing Agency Trek!

CCD Guest Blog by Christianne Kinder ‘15 Last Friday, April 10th, I attended the Babson Marketing & Advertising Trek in downtown Boston coordinated by CCD. I, along with CCD members and three other Babson ugrads, Juliana Galofre ‘15, Samantha Becorest ‘16 and Rachel Secrist ’15 took off into the city and met up with current…