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Annie Petrone

WHEN OPPORTUNITY CALLS

You have just found your dream job online, so you update your resume, write the perfect cover letter and you submit your application!  You’re totally qualified!  There’s nothing stopping you from getting that interview….or is there? Through my experience in corporate recruiting and career services, I’m here to tell you that even if you meet all…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Investor Insights Learned at the #GirlBoss Rally

Post by Jillian Klinvex ’18 Sophia Amoruso, the founder of Nasty Gal and author of #GirlBoss, hosted the first GirlBoss Rally in LA in March 2017. The GirlBoss Rally brought together 50 accomplished speakers and 500 ambitious, young women. The speakers ranged from Tyler Haney, the founder of Outdoor Voices, to Emily Weiss, the founder…

A New Play Every Night… In London

Before coming to Babson many of you all might have heard about the long list of study abroad programs that are offered for the full year or even a semester, but you don’t tend to hear about the shorter elective abroad options that are available to you. Electives abroad are here for those like myself that may have circumstances…

Shazeem Siddiqi

College: Balancing Everything and Then Some

Whether I was applying to college or in my second year I would always hear from others “oh you will graduate before you know it”. The thing that anyone rarely talked about was what happens in between the first day of school and graduation. True growth which an individual experiences whether it be professional, academic,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Handling Rejection

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18. Most upperclassmen at Babson know what it feels like to be a part of the job-search process. From the numerous resume critiques to the countless networking and informational sessions we attend, it’s certainly a significant investment of our personal time. While the process…

Peer Career Ambassadors

That 2:30 Feeling at Work

Written by Peer Career Ambassador, Davele Zephyr You just got back from your lunch break, you feel ready to tackle all of your afternoon tasks, and then all of a sudden, a wave of fatigue just rushes over you leaving you straining to stay awake. You know that if you sleep right there and then,…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Post by Vivian Fang ’17 What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas … except for all the AMAZING KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS that I was exposed to thanks to #CES2017. For those who don’t know, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the biggest tech convention in the United States, with approximately 170,000 attendees, that takes place…

Undergrad CCD

4 Preparation Techniques for Getting In the Zone Before a Big Interview

This post was written by Erica Zahka, Babson alum (MBA ’16) and Founder/CEO of Own The Boardroom.  A first impression is all about the energy you project and how you’re perceived.  A good first impression can open doors of opportunity, while a bad first impression can leave you with missed opportunities. Business Insider, among other…