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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.…

Husnain Shaukat

West coast work culture.

I had my first culture shock when I came to Boston from Pakistan and it took me some time to settle in. So I thought that was it, and now I totally understand the American culture. Then, I came to San Francisco really excited to start my internship. A day before my internship began, I…

The Importance of a simple introduction

When interning at a strength and conditioning facility most athletes have been training at the gym for many years and have developed strong relationships with the current staff. In addition, they have likely been there for many summers of changing interns and part-time staff. When this is the case their tendency is to rely on…

Ling

Three Tips to Have a Better Summer Internship

So far I still have three more weeks before my internship ends. However, after the five-week experience, I would like to share what I have learned from this internship so far. First, before you accept the offer, make sure that you know about the responsibilities and the department you are going to join. Set a…

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Wrapping up the Summer

After almost 3 months of internship, I can’t describe how much I grew from June 1st to this day. In my internship, I learned things related to investments, technology, operations and career path in general. I am extremely glad I had the opportunity to come to Sao Paulo. While I am not completely sure of…

Ling

Think Independently and Accept Uncertainty Help Master Projects

For this internship, I started with data research and collection projects and then moved to the industry classification project. This project is different. It not only asks for a company’s basic information but requires an industry classification using the PrivCo’s Industry Classification System. The process is more complicated and requires more insights into the company’s…

#BabsonIntern Photo Contest – Summer 2019

The Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development is excited to host our 4th annual Summer Intern Photo Contest! Why participate? This competition is a great branding opportunity for students. Promote your experience and let your network know what you’re up to this summer. Prizes: Winners will win one of two Amazon gift cards! How to Submit: Choose 1 social media…

Ling

How I adjust to the internship?

This summer I started to work as a Financial Research Data Analyst at PrivCo, LLC. PrivCo gives employees a lot of flexibility. There is no fixed lunchtime or off-shift time. Employees can choose their own working schedules as long as they complete their work on time. Therefore, I did not feel many changes happening around.…

Cheryl Liu

Key Takeaways From This Summer

My internship has come to an end, and there are definitely many valuable lessons along the way. I got to utilize my skills in Google Analytics, tableau and other analytic platforms in a real business world. A new platform that I got to explore is Datorama, which is similar to Tableau that works as a…

Cheryl Liu

When internship project and work are in conflict

Fortunately, my company have a very well-constructed program for interns that involves on-boarding training, mentorship, lunch n learn and also an internship project. The internship project is supposed to take about 20% of our time, while actual work with each individual department should take the rest 80%. However, this sometimes is not the reality. There…