Brenda Kostyk

Mid-Semester Recalibration

  Over this brisk Columbus Day weekend, my family and I escaped to the Maine woods – our treasured place to unplug, reconnect, and let the Maine outdoors do its magic.  As I wake up to chilly temperatures this morning, and look out across the pond to rust oranges, muted yellows, and spiked evergreens, summer…

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Blair

Be Yourself

It is hard to believe I am already a month into senior year at Babson! I am excited to get started on the job search, make lasting memories with my friends and make the most of my last year at Babson. I feel very empowered by my friends, faculty and staff here at Babson to…

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Brenda Kostyk

Meeting of the Minds — Engineering & Business

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with the student leadership teams of Babson’s eTower and Olin’s Foundry, along with the Blank Center’s Cindy Klein-Marmer and Olin’s Suzanne Alcott.  Wow, what a group!  What entrepreneurial energy!    (And, if you haven’t checked out Olin’s campus center — its a great space with scrumptious food…

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Brian Hickey

Connect with the Boston Business Community!

I am excited to tell you about some great opportunities through a unique organization known as Greenhorn Connect. Greenhorn Connect helps build connections within the Boston entrepreneur ecosystem. The organization is working hard to engage students and provide opportunities for future entrepreneurs. You won’t want to miss the Student Dinners and the Greenhorn Summit. Student…

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Sophan Smith

Sign Up for a Spot with HubSpot!

You’ve heard the name and probably know a thing or two about the company. I mean, I don’t need to tell you that HubSpot is an inbound marketing software platform that helps companies attract visitors, convert leads, and close customers…. you already knew that, right?! And I don’t need to tell you that HubSpot is…

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Jacob Vick

It’s not all about the MD’s

When I was first introduced to the concept of “networking” the goal of it all seemed pretty straightforward. Talk to people you don’t know and have never met before. Get them to know who you are and have a positive opinion about you. All done in order to land one of those coveted positions at…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

But wait! I’m going to miss CCD!

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador The day has finally arrived… The Babson Class of 2014 has officially graduated. You are now alumni. Weird to say, isn’t it? But before you put your Babson days behind you, keep in mind that CCD is here to help you even after…

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jdoherty

The 2014 Best Places to Work in Boston – company culture wins!

This past week, the Boston Business Journal announced the 2014 Best Places to Work. The list spans companies from many industries – some more well-known than others. The survey was completed by the employees of these companies, which speaks volumes. Chris McIntosh, publisher of the Boston Business Journal said “Companies on our list can be…

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Vicky Keller

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

What the heck am I going to talk to a Director about?

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. It’s been a message that has been hammered into me through my school, faculty, family, and friends; networking is important. But there will come a point where you say “okay I’m sold….but what am I going to talk to them about?” Now my…

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