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Peer Career Ambassadors

It’s Not Just about the Food!

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim (’18). So you’ve put in an immense amount of work to land that internship/job. You’ve polished up your resume, submitted your applications and maybe even completed your first round of interviews. Now you’re waiting for the next round of interviews… until you get…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Fresh Off the Boat

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Swapnika Yarlagadda ’19.  I came into Babson with a full-fledged 8 year plan. If you can’t tell by now, I really like to plan everything in my life ahead of time. A year ago, I thought my 8 year plan was solid and unbeatable. All I had…

Emily Besen

Education Abroad & Your Career

In the midst of the fall recruiting season, education abroad can feel like a barrier to scoring an interview with the company of your dreams. Instead of thinking of your time abroad as a hindrance to your career goals, remember that deciding to study abroad is an investment in your personal development. Operating outside of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

The Bridge Between Now and Your Future

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Calvin Wang ’19. As midterms and finals approach, many of my friends and residents have come to me with concerns about being able to find a solid summer internship position while being able to still focus on schoolwork and get studying done. Being a sophomore student who…

Peer Career Ambassadors

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,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Invisible Pressures for Seniors

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17.  Many of my fellow senior friends have been coming to me and voicing their worries about not being able to find a job…and it’s only early October. While I try my best to calm their fears, I am also breaking a little under…

Vicky Keller

A Career in Sports: An Endeavor Worth Taking

Last week Dan Dropkin-Frank, Sales Manager at New England Revolution, visited the Sports Marketing class at Babson Collage.  As a guest blogger this week he shares his career journey to achieving his ultimate goal of breaking into the sports industry–a winding path, but as he states, “an endeavor worth taking”.     I quickly shut down GMail because I…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Finding Motivation for Full Time Job Applications

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17 Seniors- It’s finally our year to shine. But although reaching our fourth year seems like a milestone to the outside world, we all feel the elephant in the room- FULL TIME JOBS. Pressures for landing a full time job are seeping in, and as…

Emily Besen

What’s new for International Students in CCD?

Welcome back! This summer, CCD has been hard at work planning robust services, programs, and events for all students. We’re especially proud of the added resources that support the unique career development process of international students. Check out our “roadmap” below to see highlights for the fall including: Career Conditioning for International Students (before Career Bootcamp) U.S. Job Search Strategy…