Undergraduate Blog / Defining Your Babson

Caitlin Capozzi

BrazUSC 2016

Post by Cassiano dos Santos ’18 The Brazilian Undergraduate Student Conference, held at the University of Chicago between April 8th and 9th, was a fantastic opportunity to reflect on Brazil’s present and future. Throughout the two days of the conference, I had the pleasure to listen to some of the most prominent Brazilian voices from different…

Josuel Plasencia

Ashoka U: The Social Entrepreneurship Conference

By way of introduction, my name is Josuel Plasencia and I am a junior at Babson College. I am passionate about inclusive leadership and strategic consulting. I express my interest in inclusive leadership by running Project 99 (99leaders.org) along Yulkendy Valdez and Paulina Zarate (both juniors at Babson). Project 99 is incubating the new face…

Josh Boutin

Babson Hosts BETA Semifinals for On-Campus Start-Ups

Last Wednesday, Babson hosted its annual BETA Challenge semifinals, bringing together 18 businesses started by current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni. The BETA Challenge first started in 2012 to recognize student entrepreneurs and their achievements. Winners from each division (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) receive $20,000 in cash and in-kind services, with select…

Meghan Rowledge

Senior Spotlight

Mid-April is a hectic time for both high school and college seniors a like. High Schoolers are busy trying to figure out which college to pick before the May 1st deadline, as college seniors are trying to make the most of their last days of college and figure out what to do after graduation. Given…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Participating in a Case Competition can Build your Resume

This Blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Gyda Sumadi, ’18   This past weekend, myself and a team of three other students were flown out by Babson to the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL) to compete in an International Business Case Competition. Out of twelve teams, I am happy to say we placed…

Caitlin Capozzi

Hult London Regional Finals

Post by Irene Laochaisri ’17 We were among sharks in London. The air was dripping with anticipation. Pulsing brains and passionate hearts kept all 200-something of us on edge, awaiting the catharsis of finally sharing our hard work with those who want to hear it most. Lena, Christina and I had prepared a presentation around the heart that is…

Babson San Francisco

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

Caitlin Capozzi

22nd Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference Reflection

Post by Jacob Spitz ’18 On March 5, 2016, I attended the 22nd Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference at Harvard Business School. The conference started off with a morning keynote address by Joshua Harris, the co-founder and member of the Board of Directors of Apollo Global Management. Less than a month prior, Apollo…