Undergraduate Blog / Defining Your Babson

Jennifer Eng

17 Days, 17 Memories

It’s difficult to grasp that my time abroad has whittled its way down to just 17 more days in the culturally incredible and free city of Berlin. Much like how I counted the many “firsts” of my study abroad adventure, I sadly start counting my “lasts” in the same manner. This weekend marks my last…

Babson San Francisco

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…

Campus Life and Activities

Life at Babson is everything you hear in an admissions meeting and more. As a first-year student, I came to Babson, like many of my peers, ready to buckle down and work hard, but quite early in my time here I heard a lot about the many clubs, organizations, and extracurricular activities that are available…

Josuel Plasencia

Three African-American Leaders Everyone Should Know

  This past October, I got to attend Culture Shifting Weekend in New York City, thanks to the support of the Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund. The gathering is organized by Culture Shift Labs, which was founded by Andrea Hoffman. They have a great mission. “It’s the only convening in the United States that gathers a curated group of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Anamaria Najera ’17 Getting your thoughts together after studying abroad can be a challenge. Mentally, you may still be back on the beaches of Barcelona, or making Swiss chocolate in Interlaken, Switzerland. Physically, you’re in Horn Library studying for midterms and applying for jobs. If you’ve landed…

Santiago, Chile Elective Abroad

This Thanksgiving break I was blessed with the opportunity to travel abroad to Santiago, Chile for an elective course focused on contemporary issues in the political, economic, and cultural environment. I got to immerse myself within the culture as we went to different areas and interacted with management teams ranging from large mining companies, nonprofit…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

My Learnings from Tech Inclusion

Post by Yulkendy Valdez ’17 There is something about the tech industry—beyond its appetite for innovation and highly-intelligent people that are always searching for the next big thing—that appeal to me. The tech sector is always daring to change, faster than its counterparts, both internally and externally. Attending Tech Inclusion in San Francisco helped me…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Managing Your Applications

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. As Babson students, applying to one internship or job application is never enough; we like to apply to multiple opportunities. How do you keep track of all the opportunities you apply to? Most job boards, like Career Connections, keep a record of…

Babson San Francisco

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Allan Nudelman ’17

“I attained a newfound interest in technology and I am now looking to get into tech as a career path.” Allan participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? I wanted to get away and study somewhere different, but I didn’t want…