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Managing the College Lifestyle

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador  Social life, good grades, sleep… realistically, you can only pick two of the three to do well when you’re in college. Life before College doesn’t always prepare us for the rigors of the academic and social demands of campus life. I’m sure most students…

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Tips to mastering your Elevator Pitch!

This post was written by Anamaria Najera’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador How well you describe yourself in the first few minutes of meeting someone is immensely important. It only takes a few seconds to make a first impression, so your opening lines need to be just right! Here are a few tips to keep in…

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Emailing 102

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador In today’s world, the most prominent form of professional communication is through email. Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google, and Jonathan Rosenberg, former SVP of Products, share some useful emailing tips in their new book, How Google Works. Using some of their tips…

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Internship Advice from the Class of 2015

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. One of the most important things I have learned so far at Babson is the importance of networking, and networking includes having meaningful conversations with your peers. Last week, I had the privilege of sitting down with a few of the current seniors…

Michelle Lederhos

Consulting Career Connection & Boston Trek

Thinking about a career in “consulting”? What does that even mean and are you qualified? The Consulting Career Connection hosted by the American Association of Management Consulting Firms is a great place to learn more about this career path. Babson candidates are groomed to be great consultants as the curriculum is case based, team work…

Michelle Lederhos

Accounting Internship Interviews- start here!

Attention Juniors!! Accounting interviews are just around the corner. CCD is excited to host each of the Big 4 firms in addition to StoneTurn next week in the CCD Interview Suite in Hollister Hall. I have been working closely with many of the recruiters and the interviewers are excited to meet with the Babson talent.…

Brenda Kostyk

Boston’s Start Up Playground

For those of you interested in connecting with Start Ups, Boston is your playground! While there is plenty of start up activity here on campus, not taking advantage of Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is a mistake you don’t want to make if you are truly interested in innovation.  Selfishly, I want to start by promoting CCD’s…

Caroline Hayes

Networking & job searching while studying abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. Networking While Studying Abroad This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer…

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Highlighting Impact On A Resume

This post was written by Fabio Jaime ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador During the past few weeks, PCAs presented an overview of CCD and its resources at FYS classes. Our goal is to help first-year students learn about the career development process, and more specifically master the first step, resumes. After the presentation, students were…

Caroline Hayes

One Of The Fastest-Growing Careers Is In Desperate Need Of Young Talent

There are more Financial Advisor opportunities available to college graduates than ever!  After reading this article, it makes sense as to why we would see this increase.  If you are interested in a fast growing career in the financial services industry, this might be the right career for you.  As a Financial Advisor, you are able to…