Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Development

Lucy Turner

Why You Should Consider a Sales Career

Did you know that Business Development/Sales is the number two career function for Babson graduates? Yes, that’s right, 17% of our students followed this path in 2015 and our early look at 2016 shows the same trend.  So I ask you… have you considered a career in sales? If not, I am going to guess…

Donna Sosnowski

Rules of the Road for Your Summer Internship

Senior executive and company founder, Laura Gassner Otting was riding in an Uber in NYC and just wrote up this list in about ten minutes of “what I wish my summer intern knew on his/her first day…” Below you will find her sage advice: Be on time. Every day, to everything. No matter how important…

Caitlin Capozzi

Google Analytics Training in Denver

Post by Hunter Jones ’16 My time in Denver at Google Analytics Training was incredible! I learned so much about myself and who I was, on top of becoming a guru in Google Analytics. Day 1: My first day was kind of a bust as I had 0 sleep, and my van picked up me…

Caitlin Capozzi

Babson San Francisco Rocket Pitch

Post by Nicholas Valles ’18 Three minutes.  Three slides.  The Rocket Pitch is definitely an experience that every entrepreneur should embrace since it really puts into perspective the viability of one’s endeavor.  From the networking opportunities to the pressure of the pitch, I know that entrepreneurship is so appealing to me because it validates the fact…

Peer Career Ambassadors

My most productive summer yet

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Have you been searching for an internship for the past 6 months? Chances getting more bleak by the day? Stressing that the most productive activity you will be doing this summer will be babysitting your neighbor’s dog? Considered taking summer courses, but didn’t follow…

Caitlin Capozzi

BrazUSC 2016

Post by Cassiano dos Santos ’18 The Brazilian Undergraduate Student Conference, held at the University of Chicago between April 8th and 9th, was a fantastic opportunity to reflect on Brazil’s present and future. Throughout the two days of the conference, I had the pleasure to listen to some of the most prominent Brazilian voices from different…

Lucy Turner

Take Some Time to Breathe!

It is very common at Babson to be highly involved in the community along with school work which can cause time to fly by without notice. As the end of the school year rounds the corner, I encourage everyone to take some time to enjoy their final weeks of springtime here at Babson and prepare…

Peer Career Ambassadors

A Senior Who Changed Her Mind

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Do you remember when you first made your decision to forge a career in business? I remember when I first made mine. I was 17 and determined to forge a career in marketing -the only field in business I came into contact with prior…

Caitlin Capozzi

Hult London Regional Finals

Post by Irene Laochaisri ’17 We were among sharks in London. The air was dripping with anticipation. Pulsing brains and passionate hearts kept all 200-something of us on edge, awaiting the catharsis of finally sharing our hard work with those who want to hear it most. Lena, Christina and I had prepared a presentation around the heart that is…