Undergraduate Blog / Defining Your Babson

Brandon Schwartz

From a Dorm Room Conversation to Landing in Ethiopia

Just three months ago, I was interviewing with a start-up in San Francisco, when I received an email from one of their recruiters saying that they were no longer looking for interns, as the company was beginning to reassess their future. At that point, the one place I was really hoping to work for this…

S Mosehle

Why This Internship Has Disrupted My Life

I wasn’t quite sure of my job description. All I knew was that I would be working for an NGO that provided hands-on science experiments for children from villages in most of Southern India. I liked the idea. I am passionate about education especially rural development via education so I agreed to this without thinking…

D Coley

Why I love interning at a startup and you should too!

Internships are a dime a dozen. Students scour the web for months applying to dozens of companies in hope of landing a coveted position. After a grueling search and many interviews, I landed an internship at Evol8tion, based in New York. Here are three reasons I love working at a startup. You have the freedom…

Ashley Gerber

Observations: Israeli Business Culture

This summer I am interning for FlowMed, a startup in Haifa, Israel. The business culture in Israel is very different from the United States. Below is a list of the things that have stood out the most for me in my time in Israel so far: 1. The work week is different I had to redefine…

Why Millennials are Blind

I am proud to say that I belong to the Millennial community; a community of ambitious individuals, catalysts of global change, the next big sharks. We are passionate, we are intelligent, and we are goal-setters, trend-setters. I can’t imagine myself surrounded by a different environment of people. With these people I thrive. We are a…

S Mosehle

Lessons on Marketing in Tanzania

As I looked outside the bus window in Tanzania, my brain brushed over the scenery, the wealth of culture and the happiness of the people. The curse of being from a business school is that you observe good business models everywhere you go. Here are some marketing strategies that stood out to me: • The…

A Little Bit About Me

I have never had a blog or written a single blog entry in the past, so this will be my first. I like the idea of having my thoughts on an online database accessible to the public and even to my future self for future reflection. This will be my first ever blog entry. My…

Arline MacCormack

CCD is Open All Summer, Stop By!

June is here and your Center for Career Development staff is busily tackling our summer projects and planning for the fall. We are here all summer so if you are on campus stop by, say hello, grab some candy, and let us know what you are up to. We have Career Advisors on call, and…

Helena Hernandez

The Importance of a Comprehensive Curriculum

Babson prides itself in the fact that it is more than just another business school. The curriculum is structured in a way that we explore all areas of a business within the first two years. In addition to sampling in depth all aspects of a company, we also take Liberal Arts courses that are meant…

First Internship, First Day

I look around as I push through the revolving doors to WGBH’s main office. This day was the start of my internship and I was filled with excitement and nervousness. WGBH is a company that focuses on enhancing education, culture, citizenship and entertainment through public media. Even though I just finished junior year, this was…