Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Advice

Zarius Dubash

Six Rules for Startup Internship Success

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the chance to learn a lot about how to work successfully at a startup during my internship at Arist. Here are a few of my takeaways: 1. Always communicate. With the advent of tools like Slack, the modern workplace is not necessarily centralized around one physical location. No…

What to Expect From Working at a Start-Up

This summer, I have the unique opportunity of working for a start-up that is only just now beginning to scale up its operations into nationwide retail stores. Tru, Inc. produces all-natural functional drink supplements, assisting with areas such as energy, focus, sleep, and more. With the desires of the company aimed at scaling up and…

Internship Reflection

As I enter the last week of my internship, I am sending thank-you emails, meeting with supervisors, and taking in the last few days at the ballclub. As I look back on my summer internship, I am very pleased with the way it turned out. When I originally decided that this was what I was…

Jacob Heller

Financial Advice For Anyone and Everyone

With many people starting summer internship it is important to make sure you are in control of your financial situation. In addition to watching costs, a first summer internship can give one financial independence for the first time. With your first paychecks come your first chances to save, invest, and think about your future. This…

Nikhil Anand

My Summer

I was asked to write several blog posts for Babson about my summer experience at Horizons School of Technology. I learned so much in just the first day at Horizons that I could have written all of them just off the knowledge of those first 12 hours. Instead I chose to wait until the end…

Now I Know I’m Sure

When you start searching for an internship or new job you obviously want to look for something that will help lead you into a career you really want to be in. Last year I didn’t feel like I was lucky enough to find an internship like that, but this summer that’s all changed. I’ve known…

Small Team but Great Culture

Now a few weeks into my internship I have been able to work with or interact with most of the members on the YWCA Hartford Team. As a nonprofit organization YWCA does not have a lot of employees for their team. Although the team is small, there’s still a lot of work to do, but…

Alessandra Cosimini

It’s All About The Emotion

I went to a seminar this summer that featured two Music Industry experts who have worked in the industry for 30+ years. Both of these guys started out as artists and then worked their way up to become directors of a department called SIN (Sony International). The seminar was all about their department, and how…

Ashley Gerber

Why My Friends Think I Never Did Any Work

One of the difficulties I encountered in my internship was that I was in a foreign country, and not just anywhere, I was in Israel!  If you have ever been to Israel and even if you have not, you should know that Israel is a beautiful country.  I was interning in Haifa, a coastal city…

Ashley Gerber

What To Bring To The Table

A lesson I learned almost immediately occurred when I pulled out a peanut butter and jelly sandwich at lunch.  The second the sandwich was in plain sight, the attention of the entire table was drawn to me.  Confused, I asked “is anyone allergic to peanut butter?”  The response was some laughter and then one of…