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Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Competitive Intelligence

Post by Tian Lin ’18 It is interesting for me to use my spare time to learn something new. I am well aware that I need to learn a unique and practical skill in college to enhance my undergrad degree. After reading an anti-economic-espionage novel, I found out about the field of competitive intelligence. I…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

The World Domination Summit

Post by Ryan Lupberger ’18 How do you live an extraordinary life in a conventional world? That was the question being asked by the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. With the support of the Babson Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund, Ryan Elcock ’18 and I had the privilege to attend a 4-day conference from August 11th-15th.…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Best Buddies: An Organization, My Dream, My Goal

Post by Deborah Cohen ’19 Best Buddies: an organization, my dream, my goal. Best Buddies is a non-governmental association that builds one-on-one friendships for people with intellectual and development disabilities (IDD), encouraging inclusion and providing jobs for them. I have been working with Best Buddies for five consecutive years, thus I became truly passionate about inclusion and…

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits!   Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…

The Last Day of Work Blues

Today is my last day interning for Viacom, and I find it to be a very bittersweet experience. As I made my way to work this morning I found myself in deep thought as I reminisced about all the great times that I’ve had working this summer, and all the great people I have met…

Internship Search

Career development is most certainly a process that takes plenty of time and dedication in order to find what you are truly looking for in an internship.  My search process took a great deal of time, effort, rejection, and luck.  My internship search really started when I had an “Oh, S$%*@” moment and realized that…

Brandon Schwartz

Networking…Why is it Important?: An Intern’s Perspective

Whether you work for an organization that is small, big, or somewhere in between, there is one thing every student—both undergrads and graduate students, regardless of their field of study—should be doing during their internship: networking. There is an old phrase (whose origin is unknown) that goes as follows: “It is whom you know, then…

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…