Undergraduate Blog / First Year at Babson

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

rkinyua1

Internship in Rwanda… Why NOT?

For every person I have casually informed that I will be interning in Rwanda this summer, the automatic reply has consistently been, “Why Rwanda?” This instinctive inquiry, often given with a wide-eyed questioning look has eventually become bemusing. Given that I spent six weeks during this summer interning at Ernst & Young’s Boston office, it…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Sorority Recruitment – Alumnae Reflections

Chi Omega (written by Amber Sime ’16): Being involved in Fraternity and Sorority life truly shaped my experience at Babson. Chi Omega gave me the foundation I needed to grow throughout my college years. It gave me relationships with committed, like-minded women who provided endless support. Chi Omega gave me the resources that I needed…

Babson San Francisco

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

Peer Career Ambassadors

The Importance of Trying New Things

 This article was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ‘18 All my life I have loved to try new things: food, sports, cultures, etc. But for some reason, I did not apply this mindset to my career search. One day during my senior year of high school, I read a cool article on Investment…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Keep a Positive Cash Flow

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Being broke is a part of the general college experience. However, as Babson students, many already have investments and complex tax returns, but neither indicate a positive cash flow. Here are some tips on how to save your internship money and keep a positive…

Donna Sosnowski

Networking, Why?

Oh No, Do I Have to Network? Do you get that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear the advice “You need to network”?   Many people seem to have a negative connotation of networking, but I think it’s built on false assumptions.  What is networking anyway?  The dictionary defines it as:…

Arline MacCormack

Babson’s Externship Program Provides Job Shadow Opportunities

Welcome back! The Undergraduate Center for Career Development is bustling with activity, and we are thrilled to have our students back on campus and actively engaged in their Career Development process. I’d like to tell you a bit about one of our Experiential Education opportunities, our Externship Program. The Externship Program is designed with first-year…

Vicky Keller

Looking Back: A First Year Career Story

Written by Micah Nelson, Class of 2018 As a first year student at Babson, one of my primary goals was to find a quality internship that would not only allow me to continue learning about business over the summer but also act as a building block for future internships and eventually a career. I began…