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Lauren Vogt

What Does Being Actively Present in Collaboration Look Like?

I am blessed to say that Babson has given me the collaborative experience of a lifetime. From starting a business freshman year, to dynamic group projects sophomore year to job fairs and career development seminars, Babson has been training me to be a collaboration expert from the beginning. I am grateful to say that I…

Show your value in the team

How to show my value in the team? This problem has been asked by everyone when people start to work. If you cannot find your own value in the team, you are confused and lost when you are doing works with the team. Everyone wants to be recognized by others. They want others to know…

Analia Colffer Jaquet

From An Internship To An Official Job Offer

Being an intern is a two-sided activity: it is your opportunity to gain experience in a specific field, but also an opportunity to be hired at an enterprise. Personally, I acquired a lot of experience (more than what I thought I would) at Koga, and I would love to work there in the future. However,…

New York work culture

It was a pleasure to work in New York City, the financial hub of both global and USA. My office was located near Wall Street, and I was surrounded by experienced seniors from investment banking backgrounds. It was a very different work culture from what I have experienced in Boston or anywhere else in the…

Taking initiative, the key into the team

Working in Burundi is sometimes hard, as people have not really grasped the concept of internships and what the internships contribute to the students’ education. The only time that companies allow students to do an internship is usually in their last year of university when they are getting ready to write their thesis. The results…

Bring the positive vibe to the team

As a team, it is necessary to set up a clear goal. It not only includes a clear recent working goal, but a clear long-term working plan. When the team is caring about the quality and quantity of works done, we should care more about people in our team. Caring the health situation of team…

Standing out by being a good team member

Working for Kahawatu foundation has taught me to work in different departments, as it is already a very small. When I took up my internship, I wondered how this would line up with my current concentration at Babson. I am currently doing Accounting and I soon realized that the accounting and finance department was very…

Shaping your Internship Experience

Even though it is not the internship you imagined for this summer, it is still important to make the most out of it. There is a lot to learn no matter what the industry is or what the size of the company is. So, instead of wasting your time, waking up every morning grumpy, try…