Undergraduate Blog / Defining Your Babson

Harry Liu

Communication is Key

This is my third post for my summer internship at Mid-Market Securities in New York City. I am a rising senior and my ideal career path is to pursue in the investment banking industry now and further on after my graduation.  In the previous post, I briefly introduced our company, talked about the company culture…

Andrew Jaworski

Managing the Chart of Accounts for Nonprofits

The Chart of Accounts (COA) is a listing of all account titles and coding conventions used by an organization to properly classify and record transactions. In theory, it should be a relatively simple excel file that shows everything about where the revenue is coming from in one organized place. It displays the who, what, where,…

jdorsey1

Is There Happiness in Corporate America

One thing I have learned while interning is that working for somebody else, in an office for ten hours + a day is not fun. If I am allocating that much time out of my day, I want to be doing something that I love for that long. I realize that people spend their whole…

jdorsey1

What Taking Notes Can Do For You

One of the most important things I learned while doing my first internship is to be organized and to communicate effectively. One of the most simple and efficient ways to do this is TAKE NOTES. Whenever talking to a supervisor, take notes on the most important things that they are saying, even if you have…

jdorsey1

Organization and Survival of the fittest

As a rising Junior, this summer I had the opportunity to experience my first internship within a corporate office. Since my first day of arrival, I have had to continuously adapt to ever changing circumstances an internship can bring. One of the biggest challenges that I had to overcome was time management. How I was…

How I Make My Work Days a Little More Enjoyable

Leaving your room and returning eight to ten hours later after you return from your corporate job is an adjustment many college students face in the summer. After a week or so I realized that I was making my life more difficult than it needed to. I began to do the following things in an…

Emma Chanleap Bradley

The complexities of social media management

            One of my responsibilities as a digital marketing intern at a fashion start-up is social media management. To some, social media management sounds like a relatively easy task. However, there are many complexities when it comes to content curation across platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.            Branding is an important aspect of…

The Value of Social Media in any type of Business

Interning at a public relations firm has further showed me the value of social media. Having a presence online at social media is one thing, but to have an enjoyable and valuable presence is one thing. Having up to date social media can set you apart from other companies. Social media is a place where…

The Importance of Location for Your Internship

It is really important to research before you apply for an internship and location is really important factor for you to pick your internship. Location is crucial for your internship, you might need to rent a new place in a different city/country, commute to work, and find places to eat. Location was a challenge for…

Johnny Bui

What You Need to Know Before Starting a Career In Real Estate

My journey into real estate started not that long ago in the summer of 2018, when I was required to take the Massachusetts Real Estate exam. In order to begin my internship at Boston City Properties, I had to have my Real Estate License in order to send, receive, and interact with clients entering the…