Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Development

Expanding your Network

As a rising junior, I’m guilty of feeling as though I have all the time in the world to network in order to find a job after graduation. That was until I encountered a woman on an express bus while on my way to work who sparked up conversation with me. It started with her complimenting…

Brandon Schwartz

The Three-Dimensional Experience: A Student’s Internship Exploration

One month into my third summer internship, I can now say that I have developed a keen understanding of what it is like to work for a start-up, NGO (non-governmental organization), and large corporation. I think it is critical for all college students to get internships in different settings because it allows one to get…

Collaboration

When I first started at Hope and Comfort, I was the only intern. This had its pros and cons just like everything else. I loved that I was able to work in all areas of the business from sourcing, distribution, and corporate relations.  However, being the only intern was lonely and was very hectic all…

Navigating the City

Since I work in New York City sometimes I am sent on errands such as mailing packages at the post office or picking up items at various stores. At first, some of these tasks made me nervous because I am not very familiar with New York City but I have actually gotten a lot better…

Multitasking

At work, some days it feels easy to get overwhelmed. I enjoy my work but some days there is a lot of it and some tasks take longer than anticipated. In addition, I have an intern project that I am supposed to be working on every day. Some days I come home burnt out because…

Time Management

As I have been working I have learned a lot about maintaining a new type of schedule. At Babson we have a lot more free time to figure everything out but now I have to learn how to make the most of my minimal free time. I have had to learn how to prioritize certain…

Expectations vs Realities – NYC Fashion Internship

In my previous post, I shared with you that I spent a month learning the fundamentals of sewing to adequately prepare for the internship. In turn, I had my expectations for this internship. Let’s examine how things actually turned out in these 5 weeks at Rebecca Taylor. Girls in the industry are backstabbers. Reality: They are…

Day One Internship

On the first day of my internship, my boss sat me down and talked to me about my aspirations and hobbies. I really appreciated this because it showed me that she cared about the advancement of her company as well as my individual advancement. This made working with her so much more comfortable for me.…

Testing the service

Next week, Kunjip will be launching a closed beta test to test out the service. We have selected 50 customers who love our idea and service, and we will be providing our service free for one month. Our three main goals of the beta test are: 1. Prove to the investors that we have operational capability…

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Babson Internship Photo Contest

Babson’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development is excited to announce its first annual Summer Intern Photo Contest. The contest is open to all undergraduate students currently enrolled at Babson, who are participating in a summer 2016 internship. Submit your photo today! Why should you participate? This competition is a great branding opportunity for students! Promote…