Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Lucy Turner

Why You Should Consider a Sales Career

Did you know that Business Development/Sales is the number two career function for Babson graduates? Yes, that’s right, 17% of our students followed this path in 2015 and our early look at 2016 shows the same trend.  So I ask you… have you considered a career in sales? If not, I am going to guess…

Donna Sosnowski

Rules of the Road for Your Summer Internship

Senior executive and company founder, Laura Gassner Otting was riding in an Uber in NYC and just wrote up this list in about ten minutes of “what I wish my summer intern knew on his/her first day…” Below you will find her sage advice: Be on time. Every day, to everything. No matter how important…

Emily Besen

Why Hire International Student Talent?

Spend any amount of time at Babson College’s campus and you will notice that it is unlike most other small suburban institutions. International flags from the 80+ countries represented by students adorn the exterior of Horn library and the mix of languages (count 62!!) spoken can have a dizzying effect as you walk through Reynolds…

Peer Career Ambassadors

My most productive summer yet

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Have you been searching for an internship for the past 6 months? Chances getting more bleak by the day? Stressing that the most productive activity you will be doing this summer will be babysitting your neighbor’s dog? Considered taking summer courses, but didn’t follow…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Summer Networking

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18. With summer break practically here, everyone is looking forward to having fun and beginning their internships. However, if you’re not in the office all day and you get more of a tan than your doctor approves, you get tired of catching up with friends…

Lucy Turner

Take Some Time to Breathe!

It is very common at Babson to be highly involved in the community along with school work which can cause time to fly by without notice. As the end of the school year rounds the corner, I encourage everyone to take some time to enjoy their final weeks of springtime here at Babson and prepare…

Peer Career Ambassadors

A Senior Who Changed Her Mind

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Do you remember when you first made your decision to forge a career in business? I remember when I first made mine. I was 17 and determined to forge a career in marketing -the only field in business I came into contact with prior…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Obsessed with Success

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17 Every college student, at some point in their college experience, will hit something I like to call “the wall.” At Babson especially, we start to become consumed with perfection and over ambition. It is common to see a student with half a dozen clubs…

Rosita Brailovsky-Fine

Checklist For Completing a Successful Internship

End of Summer Internship Checklist You have spent countless hours working and revising your resume, visiting UGCCD, networking and connecting with Babson alumni in efforts to identify that perfect internship. You receive the happy news that you have been hired. You are excited and ready to tackle this new challenge. What next??Below are a few…

Lee Goldstein

How the Right Mentor Can Help You Succeed

As summer internships or entry-level positions creep closer to their start dates, it is important to be on the lookout for your next mentor. A good mentor, someone who will assist you in developing professionally, can be greatly beneficial as you begin a career or explore a new industry. Your odds for advancement, job success,…