Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Babson College

Transitioning from the Workplace Back to the Classroom

With August right around the corner, many of us are wrapping up our summer internship experiences and reflecting on the skills and knowledge we have gained. Since it is not yet our time to enter the professional working world, you may be thinking: now what? It is vital that interns use this transition time to…

Cedric Mfuranzima

Wicked High Returns

As I dip the tip of my toes in the investment banking career, I have been extremely privileged to intern with BK Capital, a subsidiary of the Bank of Kigali Group Plc. On the first day, one of the teammates gave me a rundown of BK Capital’s products. Later, he also mentioned that BK Capital…

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…

Alexandra Guillot

Setting Professional Boundaries Early On

This post marks the first full month I’ve spent at MainStreet Hammonton, and I’m learning so many lessons every day. I’ve done a lot thus far, such as event planning for a local festival, brand management, and data entry. Every day is different, and I’m not quite sure what to expect when I go in…

About Korean bank expanding to United States

The company that I am having an internship is Shinhan Bank, a Korean bank expanding to United States. The main reason I applied as an intern for Shinhan Bank is because I thought myself and the bank are in a same situation in terms of expanding one self to a bigger world. I am 21 right…

How My Values Have Changed and Developed at YWCA

When I first joined the YWCA Hartford Region team I was anxious to dive into the non-profit world and discover if the non-profit environment was right for me. I valued the driven ideas of the employees here to empower women and eliminate racism. Along with their mission, I believed in YWCA’s passion to provide equity…

My Biggest Accomplishments

As I only have 2 more weeks of my internship left, I wanted to provide some dialogue about what I think my biggest accomplishments for my summer internship are. I have been given many projects, assignments, and duties throughout this summer and it’s time I take a moment to look at where I started and…

What People Don’t Tell you Before Starting Your Internship

Going into this summer I expected to be working for a Commission under the Connecticut government. Less than a week before my start date I received an email saying the governor had cut the Commission out of the state budget and my internship was now not available along with all the other people displaced from…

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…