Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Advice

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Find a Way to Stand Out

Learning, although the most important goal of an internship in my opinion, must be balanced with proving oneself as an excellent worker. You never know when the people you work with or for will be hiring for a full-time position that you are interested in. Also, many job applications require a reference, so in impressing…

Bessie Shiroki

Be You Not Them

You need to choose what is right for you. I always thought I needed guidance and a group to try something new with, but this summer I was able to do it on my own. I asked questions, I listened, and I made mistakes, but learned from them. I took  a risk by working for a…

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…