Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

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…

Caroline Hayes

Good news for Business Analytics Students

While I was in class this morning, my professor referenced the below article that states “the most plum jobs for B-school grads are now in technology or in roles that combine business skills with data acumen”.  As the article is referencing Business Analytics Masters Programs, I could not but think about how the undergraduate students here…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Tips for Improving your Job Search

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Some of these items might seem like common sense to most, but in my experience students just seem not to follow through and execute. It is not enough that you set goals for yourself and lay out a game plan, in the end it…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Productivity Secrets of Successful People at Babson

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Dr. Travis Bradberry, President and CEO of TalentSmart, has researched and defined productivity characteristics that successful people posses. I love this article, so I am going to share some of these secrets, adding a little twist – how these secrets apply to Babson…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Company Cultures — Finding Your Happy Place

This post was written by Jerry Baker ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador Babson’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development stresses the need for students to find their fit.  Looking around the office, posters remind students to “find your happy place.” However, this doesn’t always seem possible.  From the media, we’d believe that the only fun jobs in…

jdoherty

Networking galore awaits you at the 2nd Babson Connect – Boston, 12/4/14

The Babson Connect program is a collaborative effort between UG CCD, Grad CCD, Alumni & Friends, the Admissions Teams, and our amazing alumni and employer partners.  This is an event that should NOT be missed and for our students, is an opportunity for YOU to meet Babson alumni and friends to CONNECT, ENGAGE, and LEARN…

Brenda Kostyk

The Start Up Oscars

Just when it seems that Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has reached the top of its game, another grand slam comes along and brings us all to new heights.  Last Wednesday evening at the 2014 MassChallenge Awards Ceremony was one of those “grand slam” moments.  Having intereacted with a number of the start up finalists this year…