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Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…

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Three Ways to Jumpstart Your Career

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Owen Shea ’17. Here are three ways you can jumpstart your career: Explore interests How will someone know if they find something interesting? You have to try it out! Clubs, organizations, and events on campus are three effective ways to explore your interests (or even develop them).…

Emily Besen

Catching up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14

I caught up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14 from Morocco. I found out she’s been busy applying her Babson education to entrepreneurial ventures at home; and learning new skills through an MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons in Paris. Her tips for current students: Take advantage of experiential opportunities while at Babson, follow your passion,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…