Jenn Tenczar

10 Tips for Making the Most of your Summer Internship

Congratulations on completing your finals!  Now it’s time to think about your upcoming Summer Internship.  Here are some tips for making the most of your internship experience. Set Goals for your Internship. Think about what you would like to learn from this internship experience.  Do you want to figure out if this is a function or industry…

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Vicky Keller

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Jenn Tenczar

Sheryl Sandberg’s Top 10 Tips for Women College Graduates

“Let’s Dream Big.  It doesn’t cost anything.”  This was Sheryl Sandberg’s, Facebook’s COO and the author of Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead and Lean In for Graduates, opening message to participants sitting in on PricewaterhouseCooper’s first Women’s Leadership Series webcast that was presented last week. In her new book, Sheryl outlines…

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Jamie Rappoport

All Good Things Must Come to an End

1460 days. It is hard to believe that this is how long I have been at Babson! It began on a rainy Friday afternoon in April, when I left an Admitted Student Day event and placed down my deposit for my spot in the Class of 2014. Despite the gloomy weather, I had this glowing…

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Jenn Tenczar

Key Messages from Tim Ryan’s Babson Visit

This blog was written by Dan Macumber, Class of 2015.  I had the privilege of attending a speaker event hosted by PwC, where I will have an internship this coming summer. The speaker, Tim Ryan, is the Vice Chairman and Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader for the company, and he is a Babson Alumn. The…

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Jenn Tenczar

Why should you attend the Accounting Concentration Dinner on April 10th?

This blog was written by Lena Wu, Accounting Club Director. Babson Accounting Club partners with the Accounting and Law Division and Undergraduate Center for Career Development to host its annual Accounting Concentration Dinner.  At this event, students are provided the opportunity to casually network with professionals to get a better sense of potential careers and…

Posted in Career Development, First Year at Babson

Jenn Tenczar

The Often Overlooked, but Most Important Piece of the Puzzle

This week, the Big 4 Accounting Firms have been on campus interviewing students for their Summer Sophomore Leadership Programs.   Each Firm commented on how well students communicated their interest in the accounting industry and their relevant coursework and/or previous work experience.   However, when students were asked the questions; “what are you passionate about?” or “what…

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Michelle Lederhos

Sophomore Accounting Externship Leadership Programs

This blog was authored by Molly Tack, Northeast Region Campus Recruiter, Americans Talent Team at professional services firm, Ernst & Young.  Molly is the campus recruiter from the Boston office and lead recruiter for EY’s tax practice and upstate New York market.  Babson is fortunate to have Molly as our lead recruiter and contact.  Now…

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Brenda Kostyk

The BIG “E” – Big Company Entrepreneurship

So far this semester, I’ve blogged on a variety of topics related to new ventures.  For those who aren’t interested (or at least not yet!) in launching their own gig; there are boundless entrepreneurial opportunities within existing ventures, such as start-ups, small businesses, or large companies.  To start, let’s talk about the BIG “E” —  Big…

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Sophan Smith

Why Create a LinkedIn Page?

I know today is Friday and Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you’re probably more concerned about how to pack up the leftovers and watching football while relaxing on the couch…. but the downtime is the perfect time to get yourself ready for spring recruiting season. Let’s talk about LinkedIn. With all the social…

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