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Brenda Kostyk

Look Beyond the Obvious

While the vast majority of Babson undergraduates pursue full-time jobs after graduation, some choose to pursue advanced degrees.  To give you an idea, take a look at the Class of 2014 (we’re still crunching 6-month-out numbers for 2015 — stay tuned) — 17 students (or 4.6%) decided to pursue grad school right after graduation in areas such…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Make the Most of Your Career Search over Winter Break

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jaclyn Gaines ’16. With finals week in full swing and winter break quickly approaching, it can be easy to lose sight of the career search process. But just because you are officially on winter vacation, don’t let your career search take a break as well! Instead, use…

Donna Sosnowski

Season’s Greetings, Reach Out & Keep In Touch

As the holiday season begins and 2015 comes to a close this is a great time to reach out, connect and reconnect to friends, family and professional networks.  What can be nicer than receiving a season’s greetings from someone you’ve not heard from in a while? Networking frequently gets a bad rap because people misinterpret…

Peer Career Ambassadors

The Importance of Trying New Things

 This article was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ‘18 All my life I have loved to try new things: food, sports, cultures, etc. But for some reason, I did not apply this mindset to my career search. One day during my senior year of high school, I read a cool article on Investment…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Taking the Risk of Denying the Offer

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Gyda Sumadi It is safe to say that many Babson students share the same goal to secure a summer internship well before the nice weather rolls around. AKA many of you already have offers. As ambitious as most of you are, I do not think you would…

Arline MacCormack

Take Care of Yourself and Each Other

  Wow, it is December already. As we enter the season of cramming for final exams, sleeplessness, holidays, and overindulging try to remember to take care of yourself and each other. Our bodies and our minds need good healthy food, rest, and exercise to keep functioning at an optimal level. The last thing you want…

Jaime Doherty

Babson continues its WayUp!

2/1/16 UPDATE: UG CCD will officially begin sharing opportunities from WayUp in Career Connections! Starting this week, Career Connections will show even more internships and full time opportunities via our partner, WayUp! Postings will include job title and company via WayUp. If you aren’t registered with them already, learn more about our partnership here. Happy Searching! ### Undergraduates that…

Jaime Doherty

Babson’s Undergraduate Recruiting Spring 2016 Season is Underway!

The Babson Undergraduate Center for Career Development is pleased to announce our 2016 Spring Recruiting Season programs and offerings are now available! We invite you to join us to build your brand on-campus and identify talent for your organization. EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES Post an Opportunity in Career Connections You can post full-time or internship opportunities…

Peer Career Ambassadors

International Highlight: Internship in Shanghai

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Everyone, at one monumental point in their lives, has their epiphany. Fortunately, I too experienced mine during a semester abroad in Shanghai, China. Or at least in retrospect, that is what it felt like – although I have difficulty remembering the precise moment it…

Brenda Kostyk

Who Knew What Career Beam Could Do?!

Over the past year, I have immersed myself in many of the “ins-and-outs” of Career Beam (CB), CCD’s 24/7 virtual career center, which provides guidance on core career skills, on-line assessments, in-depth research tools, and more.  Just when I think I have a pretty good grasp of what CB has to offer, I realize I’m…