Undergraduate Blog / Career Development

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Handling Rejection

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18. Most upperclassmen at Babson know what it feels like to be a part of the job-search process. From the numerous resume critiques to the countless networking and informational sessions we attend, it’s certainly a significant investment of our personal time. While the process…

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That 2:30 Feeling at Work

Written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr You just got back from your lunch break, you feel ready to tackle all of your afternoon tasks, and then all of a sudden, a wave of fatigue just rushes over you leaving you straining to stay awake. You know that if you sleep right there and then,…

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4 Preparation Techniques for Getting In the Zone Before a Big Interview

This post was written by Erica Zahka, Babson alum (MBA ’16) and Founder/CEO of Own The Boardroom.  A first impression is all about the energy you project and how you’re perceived.  A good first impression can open doors of opportunity, while a bad first impression can leave you with missed opportunities. Business Insider, among other…

Donna Sosnowski

Career and Professional Readiness: Life Skills That Contribute to Successful Careers

Today, it’s not enough to be fully qualified with requisite skills and talents, to be successful in your career, or in life.  Emotional intelligence combined with specific subject matter expertise is definitely, the key to success.  Studies of today’s most successful leaders acknowledge that intelligence, business savvy and functional expertise are requirements, but the most…

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Done With Senior Year? Not So Fast.

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. This past Fall, I wrote about Invisible Pressures for seniors to find a full time job before graduation. That burden has been with me since September and is a part of my senior year experience. Now that it’s February and that pressure is…

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Involved vs. Engaged

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18.  At Babson, our students take great pride in having a jam-packed schedule. It’s as if flashing around a completely filled schedule validates their hard work and standing as good Babson citizens. Ironically, however, this pressure to constantly stay busy and occupied has a…

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Take Advantage of Your Downtime!

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr, Class of 2019. While we all love snow days, and holidays, and cancelled classes, recognize that’s it’s on days like these that we can take a few small steps to add to our personal and professional brand. Don’t get me wrong, these days off are…

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Congrats! You Got the Job. Now What?

Written by Calvin Wang, PCA Hey there! I hope you had an excellent winter break and are getting back into the groove of school. For those who already have summer internships lined up and are wondering what to do with their time after spending all those hours filling out applications and practicing interviews, read on!…

Josuel Plasencia

Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…