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End of Semester Checklist

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassadors Stela Maksutaj ‘17 and Michael Horbowy ’18.  Plan your Goals for the Summer The summer should be relaxing and fun, but also a time to excel yourself in ways you might not have time for during the academic year. What are your personal goals? Will you take…

Brenda Kostyk

Three Steps to Acing Your Technical Interview

Jared Silver ’19 is a first year student at Babson, whose personal mission is to change people’s lives through technology, entrepreneurship, and unconventional problem solving.  An entrepreneur and self-taught programmer, he is an active member of C.O.D.E. — Community of Developers & Entrepreneurs — a student organization where students learn and create viable software solutions for problems…

Arline MacCormack

Heading in to Internship Season: Make the Most of Your Opportunity

We’re heading in to internship season, and a blog from a colleague came across my desk this morning that I’d like to share with you. As internships can often be a path to full time employment, making the most of your internship opportunities will greatly benefit you.  Below is a segment from Rich Grant’s blog…

Emily Besen

When Cultural Values Clash: The case for self-promotion

From the Senior Job Fair to the first annual Babson India Symposium to Latin American Forum, springtime on campus is abuzz with opportunities for networking. With large scale networking events, success comes when you are able to differentiate yourself from the pack by “selling” yourself and communicating your “personal brand”. Easy enough for those of us who…

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Your Authentic Self

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17. Employers are intimidating during the job application process, whether it be for an internship or a full time job. The degree of technical skills they are searching for vary, however all employers are searching for a wholesome individual that is at the end of…

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6 Tips for the Perfect LinkedIn Headshot

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jaclyn Gaines ’16. As millennials, we are pretty well versed in social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, you name it. However, LinkedIn is a different battle that our generation is still trying to grasp. One of the biggest challenges I have found amongst our generation regards…

Lucy Turner

Navigating the College to Career Transition

Summer is just around the corner and we are excited to have our Seniors transition into the workforce. To help prepare you, UGCCD is hosting our annual Backpack to Briefcase event on April 7th. We will have two speakers joining us to cover Budgeting and Benefits along with a panel of recent alums to give…

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Informational Interviews

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Shun Ping Huang ’17. Informational Interviews are an informal conversation in which you seek advice on a specific career path, industry, or corporate culture of a specific company. WHO ARE YOU? You can be A student An unemployed job seeker Or an employed individual considering new options WHO…

Jaime Doherty

Calling all SENIORS….

We hope you had a fabulous spring break wherever you traveled (or stayed!) Now that break is over and the snow is melting, likely for some of you, the reality is hitting that your college career (like the snow!) is coming to a close… BUT, but have no fear, CCD is here to help you…

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Professional Voicemails that will Attract Employers.

Professional Voicemails that will Attract Employers. This post was written by Gyda Sumadi ’18, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. How old were you when you got your first cell phone? 12? 14? Basically, you were pretty young. When was the last time you updated your voicemail? If the answer to this question was the same as…