Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Babson CCD

Cedric Mfuranzima

The Secret Sauce

The penultimate college year summer is as crucial as summers get. You want to work for the right company in the right field, because you have had two summers to horse-around (read: Discovering yourself). The majority of us college students start having clarity on what fields we want to work in, and what companies to…

Andrew Jaworski

The Bigger Picture

Every Babson student remembers their FME experience vividly. The good, the bad, and the ugly. No matter what your overall opinion of the experience was, everyone learned what it was like working for a non-profit. Not many people have put in the hours that we had to in the classroom and outside, trying to start…

Walker Praznik

Do you even want an internship?

You have finally made it to Babson. You start your first semester, and before long you overhear people talking about summer internships. All of a sudden it dawns on you–it’s September and your peers are applying for internships that do not begin until May of the next year. You immediately log into Handshake and start…

Emily Besen

Summer 2019 Recruiting Update: Interview Preparation

This is month 4 of a 5-month summer checklist to prepare students for early 2019 recruiting deadlines. See April and May  and June for more tips. While an interview can feel incredibly intimidating, it’s important to remember that interviews are two-sided. The employer has the opportunity to evaluate your technical skills and knowledge, along with your fit within…

Kirishika Krishnarajah

Nearing the End

With only 2 weeks left of my internship, I definitely started thinking about the next steps I want to take not only with ALKU, but with myself as well. I had to take a step back and think about where I wanted to end up after graduation and how that was going to play out.…

Emily Besen

Summer 2019 Recruiting Update: June is for Informational Interviews!

This is month 3 of a 5-month summer checklist to prepare students for early recruiting deadlines. See April and May for more tips. An informational interview is a conversation via phone or in-person with someone who can give you an insider’s perspective on an employer, profession or industry. Informational Interviewing is a skill, and like any…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Location, Location, Location

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18. Location is an important factor in weighing what job offers recent college graduates choose. Location affects every aspect of our lives, and it will impact performance and overall enjoyment of this new phase of your life. While proximity to family is important to…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Preparing for the Senior Job Fair

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18             If you have found yourself nearing the end of senior year without a job, the CCD is hosting an event for you. The Senior Job Fair on Friday, April 1, will have 40+ employers all with positions they are looking to fill. This…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Need Career Help Outside of CCD’s Office Hours?

The Center for Career Development is working to make it easier for students to engage by placing some of its tools online, but students still aren’t utilizing all it has to offer. Here are three easy and online ways to utilize the CCD. Virtual Office Hours There are Peer Career Ambassadors on standby Sunday and…