Undergraduate Blog / Defining Your Babson

Andi Deng

Barcode and Retail Business (Continued)

Now that you know what a barcode is, how do you get your own barcodes? The correct way is to register under GS1. But if you search online, various third-party websites will show up and tell you that they have cheap barcodes for you. These websites are not scams, but purchasing barcodes from them involves…

Luke Talman

Asking questions to further one’s education

While interning at Surfdog Records, I not only strived to learn at work, but also researched the industry outside of the workplace. One way I was able to learn more about the industry was by reaching out to people within the industry via Linkedin. I often searched for people that had some valuable knowledge about…

Swapnika Yarlagadda

How to have difficult conversations at work?

Whether you’re an intern or a full time employee, you are bound to be in situations where difficult conversations are the only solutions.  Confronting coworkers is not easy. Especially when you’re an intern who is being newly exposed to a company’s culture. However, avoiding uncomfortable conversations with a short term mindset can affect productivity, motivation…

Annie Petrone

#BabsonIntern Photo Contest – Summer 2017

Babson Internship Photo Contest Babson’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development is excited to host the Summer Intern Photo Contest for the second year! The contest is open to all undergraduate students currently enrolled at Babson, who are participating in a summer 2017 internship. Submit your photo today! Why should you participate? This competition is a great branding opportunity for…

Adam Kershner, Summer Admission Fellow

The Small School Advantage

“A name, not a number” is the key phrase you will hear when you visit a small college. What exactly does this mean? To start, it means your Admission Counselor will know you personally. Having worked in Admissions for two summers now, it always amazes me how many students the Admission staff remembers by name.…

Babson San Francisco

Semester in San Francisco (Spring 2017)

Since fall 2014, Babson ugrads have had the opportunity to spend a Semester in San Francisco, a city known for its entrepreneurial activity, disruptive technology, and culture of innovation. The SF Bay Area is home to some of the most influential businesses + startups in the world and is the leading center for venture capital investment. Most…

Jennifer Eng

The Next Generation

April is always an exciting month for Babson; along with the tease of warmer weather, us Beavers have a GoogleCalender packed to the brim with the onset of formal season, spring concert, and the summer internship hunt. This year, Babson’s keystone accepted students event, LaunchBabson, has brought new blood to campus. I was lucky enough…

Alexis Kane

Entrepreneurs of All Kinds

This past Friday, I had the opportunity to meet and hear from some amazing Babson alumni during Babson’s admitted student day, LaunchBabson. As I listened to the panel which consisted of three alumni: David Heath, Matthew Williams, and Brittany Lo, I realized that their stories really exemplify the various qualities found in a Babson student.…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Launch Festival 2017: San Francisco

Post by Prabha Dublish ’18 I found the Launch Festival to be an extremely insightful experience when it came to expanding my knowledge in the San Francisco startup scene. The basis of the conference is to encourage people in the startup space to convene to share thoughts around critical areas such as pitching and investing,…

Eshwa Azadzoi

Social Responsibility in Malaysia

As a student interested in international development and social responsibility, I was extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to Malaysia during spring break this year as part of my elective abroad, Corporate Social Responsibility in Malaysia. Traveling about 9000 miles away from Babson to one of the world’s most economically developed Muslim community…