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Walker Praznik

Do you even want an internship?

You have finally made it to Babson. You start your first semester, and before long you overhear people talking about summer internships. All of a sudden it dawns on you–it’s September and your peers are applying for internships that do not begin until May of the next year. You immediately log into Handshake and start…

Andrew Jaworski

A Search For The Right Fit

Within the first few weeks of being at Babson, internships always have their way of entering most conversations about future plans. This being my first legitimate internship, I had a lot of different ideas as to what I wanted out of it. Obviously, I wanted to get the most out of my internship as far…

Hao He

Ten Dos to Survive Your First Internship

By now, many of you have already started an internship. The Undergraduate Center for Career Development has a few tips to share to help ease the transition from school to workforce: Before the internship: For International Students, do secure a visa permit. Please visit the Glavin Office to learn more about the requirement for CPT/OPT.…

Business Communications and Promotion in the Era of Social Media

For the past two weeks, I have settled into my internship position at Tru, Inc., which is a start-up based in Natick, MA that produces functional performance supplements. As an intern, I am the head of Social Media Operations in regards to the outreach and management of social media influencers! What are social media influencers?…

Hao He

Reflecting on your education abroad/away experience

Congratulations! You just completed a successful program abroad or away, where you gained new insights, skills, experiences and perspectives.  Employers are hungry for globally-minded talent, but it’s up to you to demonstrate how  your time away sets you apart by emphasizing these new skills and reflecting on your experiences. As you move forward with your…

Kristiyana Petrova

Following my Dreams in Hong Kong

With a huge passion for new cultures, traveling, and international business, I knew I wanted an internship abroad. I am originally from Bulgaria but moved to the United States at the age of eight to pursue a better education with endless opportunities for my future. I am so proud to say that this summer, I…

Steven McDermott

The A-Z of Tips and Bits

I have the privilege to intern with the American Heart Association in Denver this summer. Below, I have compiled an A-Z list of what the AHA does, some tips to future interns, and some personal notes. Enjoy! American Heart Association (AHA); The non-profit I’ll be interning at this summer.  Billion. The AHA has funded more…

Go (Mid)West, Young Woman

I’ve always been obsessed with employment. My hypothesis is that my passion is a both a function of the times—increased focus on job as identity (however flawed), work as both life’s form and function, as well as a natural inheritance from my family: my father is a employment lawyer representing employees. I’ve probably been footnoting…