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Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…

A bittersweet goodbye

The internship has come to an end. Like life and especially the life of a startup, the journey was like a rollercoaster ride with ups and downs; But if there is something that I learned in this internship is the steeper the fall the higher the climb because every failure, every bump in the road…

Bumpy roads

So I’m officially half way through my internship. It has been quite a ride. I have officially started planning the fundraising event while juggling all the other day to day tasks. One of my week highlights was getting Vogue Mexico to issue an article on our brand! I was in contact with the assistant editor…

Orientation week

Today I mark the end of my second week of my internship. It has been extremely interesting to see the back-end of a startup. In the past, I’ve had a few mini businesses on my own and one proper one all sophomore and junior year (it is currently on hold until I decide what to…

Introductory nights:

Hi Everyone, My Name is Natalia Pinzon and I am an up and coming senior. This summer I will be doing an internship in a company called IX-Style. Before my summer began I was having an existential crisis, due to the fact that I did not know what I was going to do once I…

Congressional Internship? Why Not?

A career in government, just the career path that every Babson student wants to pursue, right?… Not quite. Throughout my internship search and even during my internship, I quickly learned how unpopular a career in government and the public sector was among Babson students. Most of my classmates would rather lead a fruitful career in…

M Grumer

A means to an end

My summer internship in New York City was a great learning and growing experience. I was able to go out of my comfort zone by living on my own in a new city. I think it’s a necessary experience that every rising senior should pursue before graduating college. I was able to explore the career…

Donna Sosnowski

Parents; Top 10 ways to engage your student in career planning this fall

Your students are on campus.  While returning students acknowledge the end of summer, new students ponder about college life. Seniors begin to contemplate life after college, while parents of seniors wonder what the future holds for their burgeoning professionals. Help your college student with college to career planning by listening. Be open to ideas and…

Not Goodbye, But See You Later

As I wrapped up my last day on the internship, I had many memories and experiences flash in my head throughout the day. It seemed as though that just yesterday, I was the “new kid” having to be taught how to do everything. Now, I was finishing up my last memorandum for the Congressman regarding…

M Grumer

Working with a Small vs. Large business

Before I began this internship, I knew that I’ve always been interested in working in the fashion industry. Although, I was unsure as to what department and role in the industry I’d fit best. Last summer, I interned in the buying office of a woman’s contemporary clothing boutique. I really enjoyed it and learned a…