Undergraduate Blog / First Year at Babson

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…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Words of Wisdom from a Graduating Senior

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador As we approach the last 2 weeks before graduation, its so disorienting to think that after May 16th, I will no longer be an undergrad at Babson. I wont be moving back on campus next Fall, or be living within a 1 second – 3 minute…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Decrease Your Stress Without Decreasing Your Ambition

This post was written by Anamaria Najera’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador It has become common belief that in order to be successful and to fulfill all of your ambitions you have to work tirelessly and as a result carry on a lot of stress. However this is not true and in fact every student should…

Vicky Keller

iChoose: A Student’s Perspective on Owning Your Career Development

Written by Emily Purdom ’18 In the realm of start-ups and business, success is a result of hard work and follow through. Career development is no different. Self-exploration in addition to rigorous research are the foundation of your next step, whether it be to an internship, job shadow, or full-time career. Last November I had…

Kyaw Thant

Spring Kick-off: Babson Organization Fair!

Happy 2015! After a cold yet relaxing break, Babson is up and running again. One of today’s highlights was the Babson Spring Organization Fair. Held each semester, an organization fair is an event in which the different groups and clubs on campus can showcase their work, progress and recruit the new members of their respective…

Kyaw Thant

A Leap of Faith

Doubt, insecurity, anxiety… Perhaps these are what some of you might be feeling right now. If so, I want to tell you that you are not alone. I suppose it is only natural to feel anxious before making the decision of where you are going to spend the next four years of your life. I…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to be Productive Over Winter Break

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador I know it’s hard to believe – but winter break is only about a week away (depending on your final exam schedule). Different feelings come with winter break at different class years: as a First Year, winter break was the greatest thing in…

Kyaw Thant

Tips from an International Student…

It is a very special time of the year for college applicants. Choosing where you are going to spend the next four years of your life (especially if you are from a place far away) is a sensitive decision. As an international student from Myanmar, I faced a very difficult decision myself. I had my…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Highlighting Impact On A Resume

This post was written by Fabio Jaime ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador During the past few weeks, PCAs presented an overview of CCD and its resources at FYS classes. Our goal is to help first-year students learn about the career development process, and more specifically master the first step, resumes. After the presentation, students were…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to make your club involvement meaningful

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. I knew right when I started at Babson my first year that I needed to go out and get more involved on campus but I wasn’t really sure how to go about it or what the real opportunities were. I’ve had an amazing experience…