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…

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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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Sophan Smith

Which is the salad fork?

Let’s talk about the importance of business etiquette….. if you don’t know some of the basics, it can ruin your chances of getting hired! While it’s important to study for a job interview and know your top strengths, it’s just as important to understand all of the other elements that recruiters and hiring managers are…

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Caroline Hayes

How to Begin your Internship Search!

How do I get started with my internship search? Many students over the past couple of weeks have come into the office and simply asked “How do I get started with my internship search”?  Since many of you reading this blog could be asking the very same question, I thought I would give you a…

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jdoherty

Connecting with Employers – beyond campus and in the cloud

Resources. A common topic with employers and recruiters these days…  mostly around the lack thereof.   Now more than ever, recruiters and HR professionals have tighter budgets, and with tighter budgets often comes travel limitations.  Yet there is still the need to meet and hire top talent.  To continue seeking this talent, they must be creative,…

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Caroline Hayes

Take your cover letter to the next level!

 Thank you to those students that attended the cover letter writing workshop today.  It was great and you asked lots of good questions!  I wanted to share a few tips that will help you as you begin to write your cover letters for the first set of applications deadlines coming up.  Your cover letter should…

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