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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…

Husnain Shaukat

3 valuable tips

Now that my internship is almost over I will share 3 valuable tips for future interns. 1. Learn new skills: Get out of your comfort zone and try to learn new skills don’t be afraid to accept tasks that you don’t know how to do, this will be the best opportunity for you to learn…

Husnain Shaukat

Think Global!!

To get the most out of your internship you need to set goals and challenge yourself. For my internship, I challenged myself by not doing the traditional intern work. Instead, I awakened my entrepreneurial spirit and picked up a new project and thought of ways how I can connect Icon to my home country Pakistan.…