Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Development

Brittany Myrick

Idle Hands are the Devils Workshop

Somehow I seem to always find myself in internships where I constantly do not have enough work to do. I am one of those people who would rather be stressed out with too much on my plate, than nothing to do. So it is very difficult for me to sit at a desk day after…

The Culture of a Small Non-Profit

People often talk about the drastic change in culture between college and employment. It makes sense that the transition from one of the most free times of your life to a desk job at a “collared shirt and tie” company can be difficult. However, I have been lucky enough to find myself working jobs with…

Miranda Ditmore

Overcoming TC

My name is Miranda Ditmore and I was born TC, or Technologically Challenged. I do think part of my aversion to technology was nature, as my strengths and interests lie in liberal arts. However I think the majority of the blame goes to my mom, who’s severe TC impacts everyone around her, especially me. She…

Post-Graduation Planning

Throughout my Babson career, I have not managed to find exactly what I want in my career, but rather a lot of what I don’t want. So when I’m at a cookout and a family friend asks me what I want do when I graduate, it can be a difficult question to answer. I start…

Taking the Initiative: Dirty Bathrooms and All

“I just wanted to let you know, that the ladies room is disgusting.” Hot blood crept under my skin, burning my face to a plum red as the woman backed away from my ear, quickly turning to exit the restaurant. Mortified, I contained my urge to sprint into a brisk walk, imagining all the possible…

Sharon Chin

Steps to Finding the “Perfect” Internship

A search for an internship is kind of like a Mission: Impossible movie but less Tom Cruise and more disappointment. Same amount of stress though. From the beginning of spring semester, I knew that I was already behind on finding what to do for summer 2017. While many of my peers had already secured internships…

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome to Babson

Dear Families, Congratulations!  You must be so proud of your daughter/son that will be matriculating to Babson this fall.  That is quite an achievement. In my own experience as a parent, sending my daughter off to college was filled with both excitement and trepidation.  I wondered how she would function on her own?  Would she make…

Brittany Myrick

A Babson Education Makes All The Difference

This summer I am working at my first internship where there are also interns from other schools. This has shown me how vastly different my education has been from theirs. I feel as though I have learned so many great skills that extend beyond the classroom at Babson that the other interns do not have.…

Miranda Ditmore

Chances Are You Won’t Find Your Dream Job at 20

It is so easy to fall into the trap of believing that everyone at Babson knows exactly what they want to do, and already has their job offer lined up. As students, this puts pressure on you to achieve amazing internships that will guide you directly to your dream job. And if you’re really on…