Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Development

Peer Career Ambassadors

Location, Location, Location

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ’18. Location is an important factor in weighing what job offers recent college graduates choose. Location affects every aspect of our lives, and it will impact performance and overall enjoyment of this new phase of your life. While proximity to family is important to…

Peer Career Ambassadors

First Years at the Career Expo- What to Expect

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shreya Shah ’20   As an enthusiastic first year student, I was ready to take advantage of all Babson had to offer. I decided to join many clubs and organizations and I attended as many leadership workshops, guest speaker events, and retreats as I could. When I…

Multiple Interns, Same Department: Good or Bad Idea?

As summer wraps up and Babson classes resume, I think about how happy students are to reunite with friends and our excitement when these friends are also our classmates. How different our college experience would be if each class was a private lesson between just the student and professor? Perhaps more engaging and in-depth, but…

Restaurants and Legal: How can I mix the two?

Accepting my internship with Union Square Hospitality Group as a Front-of-House intern went a little something like this: Me: “Ah, yessss!! Founders of Shake Shack, owners of 17 different foodservice concepts, winner of 4 Michelin stars, and entrepreneur hero CEO Danny Meyers?? Me to Me: Wowza, restaurants! That’s cool! But wait Lydia, aren’t you studying…

Karen Macias

5 Essential Leadership Qualities

As a business owner, your job is to meet the needs of your customers, investors, employees, and members of the community. In order to successfully make this happen, a business needs effective leadership. Simply being the owner is not enough to build a sustainable business; you must learn how to direct your passion and energy…

Banks are focusing on digital banking services

Among 500 global companies that US’s economy magazine ‘Fortune’ picked, there are only one forth of companies still in the industry now. However, company such as GE did not remained as a chimney company but kept changed themselves to a digital company, which made them to become a market leader. Same thing is happening to…

Sharon Chin

There’s No “I” in Team

I know that there is a “me” but there’s also a “met,” which is basically just as irrelevant. My office consists of only seven people, including myself. There’s our finance lead, our operations and customer services guy, our customer service representative, our sales and retail manager, our public relations and brand manager, myself, and Addy.…

Sharon Chin

Five Quotes from a Twenty-something Entrepreneur

On the first day of my internship, I told Addy, one of the founders of Kapten & Son, that his name was also a nickname for a drug. He chuckled. There are three founders of Kapten & Son. When Kapten decided to focus on the US as its primary growth market, Addy picked up his…

Sharon Chin

Three Ways to Make the Most of Your Commute

One of the things I miss most from Babson is the ability to wake up at 7:45AM to make it to my 8AM because of the 2 minute walk from dorm to classroom. This summer, my internship is located in a WeWork office in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, an “up-and-coming” neighborhood filled with gentrified ethnic restaurants selling…