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Daniel O'Hanlon

The Top Five Takeaways from my Summer Internship

For the last two months, I have been a summer intern in the Babson College Marketing department. During that time, I’ve worked closely with Babson’s brand journalist on various content and projects. This is the first real internship I have held and the experience of working closely with others in a professional capacity will undoubtedly…

Katina Orive

Network with Young Professionals

When you start networking with school alumni or other professionals, many times people will tell you that is best to speak with people in senior or manager roles. Individuals in higher positions tend to have more experience in the field as well as more influence in the hiring process of a company, versus a new…

Tommy Wang

My Reflection after a Short Chat with one of my Colleagues

This summer, I am interning at Soteria Networks, a start-up tech company based in Natick, MA as a business analyst intern. As a mentioned in previous homework, the small office allows me to interact with people from different departments. Last week, I invited David, the chief technician of the company to have lunch together. At…

Katina Orive

Fireside Chat with Jennifer Hyman CEO of Rent the Runway

One of the perks of living in New York city is the plethora of start-ups and companies within a small radius. Yesterday, July 31st, I found myself in the headquarters of Rent the Runway in Manhattan listening to the advice of a young female CEO, Jennifer Hyman. Rent the Runway (RTR) is an online renting…

Just ask me my Pronouns

[Disclaimer: It is important to note that I am speaking from my experience, and I don’t speak for the whole trans community. It is also important to note that in some companies/ industries it isn’t safe for trans people to be out or share their pronouns for fear of being alienated, fired, verbally abused etc.…

Jacob Heller

I’ve always been an Intern

I’ve always been an Intern Since junior year of high school, I have always had at least one internship. I have gotten used to juggling coffees, sweeping the floors — doing the things that no one else wants to do. Although it may not always be the most glamorous position in a company, being an…

Benjamin Crawford

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Before diving into my email/contact follow up schedule, a quick update on my internship. Phew, cannot believe that three weeks has already gone by, it feels like I started yesterday. I have been staffed on five projects: a turnaround where I am working directly with the CEO, a sell side where I will be sitting…

Katina Orive

Tips to Stay Healthy as an Intern

The summer is the perfect time to catch-up on sleep, eat well and become healthy overall. As college students we tend to not have this luxury during the school year. Asking my colleagues and friend we compiled a list of ideas on how to stay healthy as an intern, while not wasting a lot of…

Jacob Heller

Getting the Most From Your Internship

Since my Sophomore year of high school, I have always had at least one internship. From all of these experiences, I have gotten my share of coffees in addition to getting my share of feedback from managers. From those experiences and feedback, I have come up with a few things that can set you apart…

Miranda Ditmore

Back From Abroad and Onto the Real World

This past spring I studied abroad in Edinburgh, Scotland. After a semester of traveling, eating amazing food, and meeting lifelong friends, I was fully onboard the I love abroad bandwagon. By the end of the semester I wasn’t ready to give up my freedom and friendships, but my internship start date was drawing near. So…