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Peer Career Ambassadors

How my Externship Jump-Started my Career Development

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Sydney Huang ’20. Applying for an externship my freshman year was one of the best choices I made at Babson. This seemingly small event served as a catalyst for my career development years to come by giving me a mentor, helping me assess what I want…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Underclassmen Opportunities

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Rabell ’21 This article is focused on first years and second years at Babson College. So you attended the career expo and other career events these past weeks and realized most companies do not offer internship opportunities for underclassmen. So what do you do? There…

Peer Career Ambassadors

5 Reasons Why You Should Absolutely Attend First Year Fridays!

Heyyy First Years!  First and foremost, what are First Year Fridays you ask? First Year Fridays occur every Friday from 1-2pm in Hollister 105 where Peer Career Ambassadors discuss a range of career-related topics! As this session is exclusively for First Years, we encourage active participation throughout the presentation in order to fully address your…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Expo as an Underclassman

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Disha Sethi (’20). You have just started college or are in your second year and still adjusting to the college environment, trying to find your ‘ideal career path.’ Isn’t a career fair for those seeking internships and jobs in a particular industry and not for an…

Daniel O'Hanlon

Top Five Takeaways from a Year in FME

Having completed my first year at Babson just over a month ago, I have had the opportunity to reflect on the key takeaways from my most unique first-year class, FME. Because all Babson freshman have gone through the FME experience we are all familiar with Babson buzzwords such as ETA, SEERS, and CLTP. To parents…

Daniel O'Hanlon

How I Became a Manager of Babson’s Baseball Team

This past spring I had the chance to serve as a student manager with the Babson baseball team. It was a great extracurricular experience and a highlight of my freshman year. Growing up I always had a strong interest in athletics. In high school, I was a student manager of my school’s basketball and baseball…

Daniel O'Hanlon

FME Profile: Reduce, Reuse, Rebound!

One of the most unique features of a Babson education is the school’s one-of-a-kind Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship (FME) course for first-year students. FME breaks a class of 40 freshmen into smaller groups, each of which forms and runs a company based on an entrepreneurial business idea. Each business goes through important phases such as…

Peer Career Ambassadors

First Years at the Career Expo- What to Expect

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shreya Shah ’20   As an enthusiastic first year student, I was ready to take advantage of all Babson had to offer. I decided to join many clubs and organizations and I attended as many leadership workshops, guest speaker events, and retreats as I could. When I…