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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…

D Coley

Why Startups are Ideal for Nurturing Young Minds

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…