Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Business

Kaina Lisibach

Was Babson The Right Choice? Five Things I’ve Learned While Interning This Summer

Before being lured in by business and deciding to attend Babson College, I had once aspired to follow the very untraditional  (sarcasm) route of majoring in political science/international relations, taking out a couple of hundred thousand dollar loans in order to attend law school, and ultimately “changing the world.” However, the summer before my senior year…

Business in Sports

My name is Jacqueline Paul,  but I am better known as JP or JIP around campus. I am from Burlington, NJ and I am a rising junior at Babson college. This summer I am interning at the Philadelphia Phillies, a Major League baseball club. I am learning the ins and outs of how a club…

Vanessa Onwe

Business and Pharmaceuticals?

Week one in the books at GreyHealth Group, better known as GHG New York! For those of you who may not know, GreyHealth Group is a consulting, advertising and marketing company for pharmaceutical companies world wide. In simpler terms, huge corporations such as GSK and Pfizer often hire GHG to consult and advertise for their…

Priscilla Joy Ning

5 Reasons Why Startups Are Stealing The Best Talent

L Marks Working at NatureBox for the past three weeks has been an absolute whirlwind of new experiences. But admittedly, while I was driving to my new home in Silicon Valley, I was wondering what all the fuss surrounding the startup culture was truly about. After all, the area looked exactly like the Southern California…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…

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…

Julia Dean

Pivoting to Something Greater

We learn in our first year at Babson, during our FME class, that pivoting is something you should do, and inevitably will do (often, I learned). Yet, whenever pivoting occurs, it’s often with heavy hearts. We abhor change, failure, our Plan A going awry. Why is that though? Why do we think our Plan A…

Julia Dean

Facing the Unknown

I’m Julia Dean, a rising sophomore, and this week began my internship with theChicCulture, a startup lifestyle magazine focused on providing the best in fashion, food, and travel experiences, at the friendliest prices. Many conversations in the business world focused on startups discuss how one must be comfortable with change and the unknown. Of course,…

D Coley

Lessons from the subway

On my first day riding the subway, from Columbia University to the Evol8tion office in midtown Manhattan, I chose to pass the time by reading Richard Branson ‘s autobiography: Losing My Virginity (a must read.) Mid-ride I was abruptly interrupted by a loud confident voice. “Excuse me ladies and gentlemen,” A teen of thirteen or…

Only 10 days left in Russia! …What?!

I don’t think any of us have grasped the fact that we’ve spent almost a month here in St. Petersburg already. I mean, it’s not like we’re not aware of the days that pass – it’s more like we’re so busy that the days just seem to pass more quickly! Our first two weeks were…