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Emily Woodward

Get Ready to Mingle: Internship Style

The thirst for more connections and networking opportunities lies deep within the heart of any entrepreneur. After all, it is engraved into our brains from early on that these relationships will be key in the advancement of our career. However,  I felt ill-prepared for the abundance of networking opportunities that I was introduced to at…

Jenny Ho

3 Lessons from working at a Startup

Startups are exciting, fast- paced, and all around just a fun and energetic scene to be a part of. Working for a startup has been one of the best experiences I’ve had at Babson – it’s like FME, but with real stakes involved. This summer I am interning with Mighty Well, a medical accessories firm…

Leveraging your Connections

Wherever you are this summer, whatever you’re working on, we all have one thing in common. The people that we are working with are amazing and have a lot more professional experience than we do. It’s important to reach out beyond the work questions. Ask for career advice; hear about their path and what led…

Yating Lu

Applying Agile Methodology Beyond IT

If you have already took the Sophomore SME courses, you probably know what agile methodology is from IT class. It is the concept of approaching a work project through iterative processes in order to cope with unpredictability. Although agile tends to be a IT word since it is mostly use to describe a software development…

Miranda Ditmore

Overcoming TC

My name is Miranda Ditmore and I was born TC, or Technologically Challenged. I do think part of my aversion to technology was nature, as my strengths and interests lie in liberal arts. However I think the majority of the blame goes to my mom, who’s severe TC impacts everyone around her, especially me. She…

Post-Graduation Planning

Throughout my Babson career, I have not managed to find exactly what I want in my career, but rather a lot of what I don’t want. So when I’m at a cookout and a family friend asks me what I want do when I graduate, it can be a difficult question to answer. I start…

About Korean bank expanding to United States

The company that I am having an internship is Shinhan Bank, a Korean bank expanding to United States. The main reason I applied as an intern for Shinhan Bank is because I thought myself and the bank are in a same situation in terms of expanding one self to a bigger world. I am 21 right…

Going With the Little One

One of the things that I value most is diversity of experience. Going through a wide range of challenges and incidents better prepares me to handle anything that I may encounter in the future. That’s why this year I decided to intern with the small non-profit, IMPACT Melanoma. Last summer, I worked for a very…

Taking the Initiative: Dirty Bathrooms and All

“I just wanted to let you know, that the ladies room is disgusting.” Hot blood crept under my skin, burning my face to a plum red as the woman backed away from my ear, quickly turning to exit the restaurant. Mortified, I contained my urge to sprint into a brisk walk, imagining all the possible…