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New York work culture

It was a pleasure to work in New York City, the financial hub of both global and USA. My office was located near Wall Street, and I was surrounded by experienced seniors from investment banking backgrounds. It was a very different work culture from what I have experienced in Boston or anywhere else in the…

Taking initiative, the key into the team

Working in Burundi is sometimes hard, as people have not really grasped the concept of internships and what the internships contribute to the students’ education. The only time that companies allow students to do an internship is usually in their last year of university when they are getting ready to write their thesis. The results…

Standing out by being a good team member

Working for Kahawatu foundation has taught me to work in different departments, as it is already a very small. When I took up my internship, I wondered how this would line up with my current concentration at Babson. I am currently doing Accounting and I soon realized that the accounting and finance department was very…

Shaping your Internship Experience

Even though it is not the internship you imagined for this summer, it is still important to make the most out of it. There is a lot to learn no matter what the industry is or what the size of the company is. So, instead of wasting your time, waking up every morning grumpy, try…

Lauren Vogt

Why Should I be Faithful to the Task at Hand?

Many professionals are living in a time where we may only be at a job for a year or two or even a couple months and then on to the next. Does this sound similar to our modern era dating lifestyle where the idea of being in a committed relationship sounds boring, a waste of…

Lauren Vogt

Am I Asking Myself the Right Questions in this Internship Search?

Should searching for an internship be hard? How long should the internship search process take? How do I know if I am applying to the right place? If the internship process you are about to embark on is renting an abundant amount of space in your head, I can firmly tell you that you are…

Taras Polakoff

Becoming a Jack-of-all-Trades

One unique feature of my internship this summer is that I have been involved in many different areas of the business. The company is a small startup that needed work in each department. I knew that my Babson education would be a huge help here as in my first two years I have taken courses…

Husnain Shaukat

Internship Preparation

Before my internship began I did not have a lot of knowledge about blockchain and understanding it was much harder for me given a non-technological background. But to make the most out of my internship I did some preparations. I did a lot of research about the blockchain industry and familiarized myself with a lot…