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PCA Chat: UG CCD Launches Virtual Walk-In Hours

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador.  Have you ever wanted cover letter and resume advice from CCD, but the office was closed? Well, we’ve solved this problem by adding Virtual Walk-In hours every Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday from 7pm – 9pm starting April 12th, 2015 through GoogleChat. A Peer Career…

Michelle Lederhos

Business Analytics at Babson and Beyond

This Blog was written by Babson student, Nelson Munoz, class of 2015. Munoz recently secured his post graduate plans at one of the big 4 professional services firms in a data analytics role in their consulting practice. ************************************ When I first came to Babson three years ago, “Big Data” was not exactly a buzzword yet.…

Brenda Kostyk

Join CCD and Rub Elbows with Cambridge Start Ups

Interested in connecting with entrepreneurs in one of the most heralded startup hubs in the world?  On March 27, CCD will host a select group of students to visit entrepreneurs in Central and Kendall Squares, where we will meet with Devin Cole, Director of Business Development at the Workbar Network and Anna Whitlock, Head of…

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4 Types of Company Culture

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador How do you know what company culture suites you best? Sometimes it is difficult to know until you experience each type, but knowing the different company cultures can help you understand what your looking for and where you may be more comfortable. The…

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Leveraging Your Personal “Code Halo”

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. I recently read the book, Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business, which is written by Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig, and Ben Pring. Essentially, the book talks about Big Data and how it…

Brenda Kostyk

Interview Prep — How To Succeed Before, During and After the Interview

With a robust array of job and internship postings, a steady stream of employers visiting CCD to interview students, and my calendar full of appointments with students looking for ways to sharpen their interviewing skills, I wanted to bring your attention to a great opportunity to do just that.  Next Wednesday, March 11, at 7:30…

Jenn Tenczar

Follow your own path for career success

Fortune magazine has recently interviewed several top female executives about how they achieved success in the workplace. What is their advice for the millennial generation? The common thread is that taking risks and embracing failure led them to successful careers. Cathy Engelbert, who was recently named the new CEO of Deloitte, LLP and is the…

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Careers… Where to Start

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. How am I going to possibly figure out what my vocation is less than four years? This is a question that every individual grapples with at some point in their life. College is supposed to be only play hard and not work hard,…

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Taking Advantage of Conference Season…Even in this Weather

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador With the hope of the weather finally turning and a chance at some spring weather, many organizations are quickly approaching their dates for conferences. March and April can be a busy time for conferences in the Babson Area so here are a few…