Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Accounting

Account Intrusion

Over the past few weeks, I had the opportunity to work on an account intrusion scheme with the Enforcement Division at the SEC. The confidential nature of the Securities and Exchange Commission usually limits the information that I can disclose, however because the case was published in a press release following a court order last…

White Collar: Securities and Exchange Commission Internship

My name is Emily, and this summer I have the opportunity to work at the Boston office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Enforcement Accounting Division. The SEC is an agency of the federal government that is charged with protecting investors by maintaining fair and efficient markets. Many of the cases that…

Kristen Sweeney

Overall Internship Experience

Overall, I had a very positive internship experience at the SEC and would recommend the Summer Honors Program to any sophomore or junior at Babson College. At the SEC I learned what it is like to work in the public industry as well as the perks of working at the SEC. The other interns I…

Kristen Sweeney

Athletes in the Workforce

I have been on a sports team my whole life, and I did not realize until this summer that athletics are what have made me successful in the workforce. As a student athlete in college you are forced to work with other people to accomplish the same task, whether it be winning a game, scoring…

Kristen Sweeney

Working at the SEC

Recently, a case I have been working on all summer at the SEC went public. The case was a Pozi Scheme called DFRF Enterprises. Daniel Filho was the CEO of the Ponzi scheme and the FBI arrested him last week in Boca Raton, FL after ignoring is arrest warrant for several weeks. DFRF Enterprises was…

Kristen Sweeney

Interview Process and Internship Search for Accounting Concentrators

As a sophomore at Babson College, it is hard to get an internship in the profession of accounting. Most of the accounting firms in the country only hire juniors, but they do have sophomore leadership programs available for sophomores who are interested in pursuing a career in public accounting. These programs are usually 2-3 days…

Michelle Lederhos

Interview tips fresh in Blair’s mind!

This blog post was written by Blair Ginden, Babson Class of 2015. Blair recently accepted an offer from one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms and shares interview tips with juniors interviewing for internships. So you have made it through the first round. You have secured an interview slot. Congratulations! That is the first step…

Michelle Lederhos

Accounting Internship Interviews- start here!

Attention Juniors!! Accounting interviews are just around the corner. CCD is excited to host each of the Big 4 firms in addition to StoneTurn next week in the CCD Interview Suite in Hollister Hall. I have been working closely with many of the recruiters and the interviewers are excited to meet with the Babson talent.…

Michelle Lederhos

Accounting Industry Spotlight- kicks off CCD recruiting season

Recent grads… remember running around night after night during the recruiting season to hear the beginning or end of an employer info session before heading off to a group meeting for class?!  You had to be there to support your job search, but needed to put the final touches on a group presentation… those days…

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…