Undergraduate Blog - page 2

Caitlin Capozzi

BrazUSC 2016

Post by Cassiano dos Santos ’18 The Brazilian Undergraduate Student Conference, held at the University of Chicago between April 8th and 9th, was a fantastic opportunity to reflect on Brazil’s present and future. Throughout the two days of the conference, I had the pleasure to listen to some of the most prominent Brazilian voices from different…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Summer Networking

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18. With summer break practically here, everyone is looking forward to having fun and beginning their internships. However, if you’re not in the office all day and you get more of a tan than your doctor approves, you get tired of catching up with friends…

Lucy Turner

Take Some Time to Breathe!

It is very common at Babson to be highly involved in the community along with school work which can cause time to fly by without notice. As the end of the school year rounds the corner, I encourage everyone to take some time to enjoy their final weeks of springtime here at Babson and prepare…

Josuel Plasencia

Ashoka U: The Social Entrepreneurship Conference

By way of introduction, my name is Josuel Plasencia and I am a junior at Babson College. I am passionate about inclusive leadership and strategic consulting. I express my interest in inclusive leadership by running Project 99 (99leaders.org) along Yulkendy Valdez and Paulina Zarate (both juniors at Babson). Project 99 is incubating the new face…

Peer Career Ambassadors

A Senior Who Changed Her Mind

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Do you remember when you first made your decision to forge a career in business? I remember when I first made mine. I was 17 and determined to forge a career in marketing -the only field in business I came into contact with prior…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Obsessed with Success

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17 Every college student, at some point in their college experience, will hit something I like to call “the wall.” At Babson especially, we start to become consumed with perfection and over ambition. It is common to see a student with half a dozen clubs…

Rosita Brailovsky-Fine

Checklist For Completing a Successful Internship

End of Summer Internship Checklist You have spent countless hours working and revising your resume, visiting UGCCD, networking and connecting with Babson alumni in efforts to identify that perfect internship. You receive the happy news that you have been hired. You are excited and ready to tackle this new challenge. What next??Below are a few…

Josh Boutin

Babson Hosts BETA Semifinals for On-Campus Start-Ups

Last Wednesday, Babson hosted its annual BETA Challenge semifinals, bringing together 18 businesses started by current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni. The BETA Challenge first started in 2012 to recognize student entrepreneurs and their achievements. Winners from each division (undergraduate, graduate, and alumni) receive $20,000 in cash and in-kind services, with select…

Lee Goldstein

How the Right Mentor Can Help You Succeed

As summer internships or entry-level positions creep closer to their start dates, it is important to be on the lookout for your next mentor. A good mentor, someone who will assist you in developing professionally, can be greatly beneficial as you begin a career or explore a new industry. Your odds for advancement, job success,…

Meghan Rowledge

Senior Spotlight

Mid-April is a hectic time for both high school and college seniors a like. High Schoolers are busy trying to figure out which college to pick before the May 1st deadline, as college seniors are trying to make the most of their last days of college and figure out what to do after graduation. Given…