Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

Emma Chanleap Bradley

The importance of experiential learning

Experiential learning has played a major role in my digital marketing internship for a fashion start-up. My company is quite young and entering into its third year of operation. Thus, the majority of our marketing strategies are trial-and-error-based as the company establishes a brand voice and image. I have managed the reformation of both the…

How to Survive a Professional Dinner

This week, the president of my company organized a dinner for all of us interns and our mentors as a way for us to get to know each other better. That was my first time attending a professional dinner and I had no idea what to expect. But after surviving it, and actually having fun,…

Thoughts on Presenting in a Professional Setting

Let’s face it: Everyone hates public speaking. The thought of having to stand in front of a big group of people and just talk while all their eyes are focused on you makes my heart race out of my chest. What if I mess up? What if I completely blank out and forget what to…

Galip Sina Berik

3 Important Things to Get a Management Consulting Job

As I approach the end of my internship, I asked my manager, who is a partner at the management consulting firm I work in, can you explain to me what are the things you look for in a job applicant. I may have managed to get this job, but knowing how the interviewee thinks will…

Natalie Novak

Don’t let them scare you

It’s not always handshakes and disapproving looks. Sometimes it’s getting drinks and going shopping with your manager during your lunch break. Sometimes its watching vines on the TV in a conference room or yelling inside jokes to your team across the hall for everyone to hear. And sometimes, its a wing eating competition when no…

Communication with Clients

During my internship, I started to interact with clients who are from different regions, having different careers, and using different ways to interact with others. Some of them are very indecisive and always question a lot; some of them doubt the reliability of our company and do not want to use our services. Thus, we…

Raj Mehta

The Role of Technology

While I think about what I did through the duration of my internship, one thing that remained constant was using technology in some way or the other. While this is not surprising, it is interesting to note how technology plays an important role in companies today! Saucey is a service-based company that operates through website…

Julian Brandmaier

Do you have any bandwidth?

“Do you have any bandwidth?” is not a phrase I was familiar with. In fact, the last time I heard even the word bandwidth was in Joe Rogan’s podcast with Elon Musk almost a year ago where bandwidth was described as the bottleneck to humans becoming functional cyborgs thanks to smart phone technology. I know.…