Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Development

Jenn Tenczar

Follow your own path for career success

Fortune magazine has recently interviewed several top female executives about how they achieved success in the workplace. What is their advice for the millennial generation? The common thread is that taking risks and embracing failure led them to successful careers. Cathy Engelbert, who was recently named the new CEO of Deloitte, LLP and is the…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Careers… Where to Start

This post was written by Owen Shea ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. How am I going to possibly figure out what my vocation is less than four years? This is a question that every individual grapples with at some point in their life. College is supposed to be only play hard and not work hard,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Taking Advantage of Conference Season…Even in this Weather

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador With the hope of the weather finally turning and a chance at some spring weather, many organizations are quickly approaching their dates for conferences. March and April can be a busy time for conferences in the Babson Area so here are a few…

Brenda Kostyk

Big Companies that Act Like Start-Ups

On a chilly winter Saturday, looking for any opportunity to rid myself of cabin fever, my six-year-old, Catherine, and I headed up the street (well okay, we drove — it was cold!) to our favorite neighborhood destination, The Waban Library Center, for a robot demonstration aimed at 6 – 11 year olds by professionals from iRobot.…

Brian Hickey

JMCFE: International Consulting Experience

Babson offers a variety of unique learning and personal development opportunities throughout the academic and over school breaks. During winter break I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take part in the Babson JMCFE Program in which we acted as consultants for a company in Switzerland. This program, similar to the MCFE program at…

Brenda Kostyk

Take a Risk

I spent time thinking about risk-taking over the winter break.  For sure, it’s part of my Babson ET&A mindset, but it likely also had something to do with getting back on alpine skis for the first time in over a decade!  As I strove to keep my fears in check, and to set a good…

Brenda Kostyk

Roxbury Innovation Center – Setting the Stage for a New EdTech Revolution in Boston

Happy Holidays Innovation Hub!  Last Friday, Boston’s Mayor Walsh announced the launch of the Roxbury Innovation Center in Dudley Square.  By Fall 2015, the Center will serve as the new headquarters for Boston Public Schools (BPS), relocating over 500 BPS employees from their downtown Court Street location.  In an exciting move, Walsh selected The Venture Café…

Caroline Hayes

Finance Interview Tips from a Babson Alum – Listen up!

I had the opportunity to participate in a Finance Interview Prep session organized by a Babson Faculty member. The 2005 alumnus gave such valuable advice to classroom full of undergraduate sophomore and junior students who were eager to ask questions and hear what those finance interviews are really like! The alumnus had been in the…

Brenda Kostyk

WOW! WIN!

Congratulations to Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab for receiving a BostInno 50 on Fire Award last Thursday evening!  In front of an audience of over 600 of Boston’s hottest gamechangers, disruptors, and innovators,  WIN was awarded a prestigious 50 on Fire Award for breakthrough accomplishments in the Education sector.  Recognizing that women build businesses differently than…