Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Search

Brittany Myrick

Idle Hands are the Devils Workshop

Somehow I seem to always find myself in internships where I constantly do not have enough work to do. I am one of those people who would rather be stressed out with too much on my plate, than nothing to do. So it is very difficult for me to sit at a desk day after…

Post-Graduation Planning

Throughout my Babson career, I have not managed to find exactly what I want in my career, but rather a lot of what I don’t want. So when I’m at a cookout and a family friend asks me what I want do when I graduate, it can be a difficult question to answer. I start…

Sophia Zhu

The Biggest Mistake in Finding an Internship

Your first step in finding an internship may be going onto Google and searching “(Your major here) internship”. If there is a specific company you want to intern at, then you may search “(company’s name here) internships”. You land on a company’s careers page to find that there is not an internship position that interests…

Sharon Chin

Steps to Finding the “Perfect” Internship

A search for an internship is kind of like a Mission: Impossible movie but less Tom Cruise and more disappointment. Same amount of stress though. From the beginning of spring semester, I knew that I was already behind on finding what to do for summer 2017. While many of my peers had already secured internships…

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome to Babson

Dear Families, Congratulations!  You must be so proud of your daughter/son that will be matriculating to Babson this fall.  That is quite an achievement. In my own experience as a parent, sending my daughter off to college was filled with both excitement and trepidation.  I wondered how she would function on her own?  Would she make…

Annie Petrone

Recruit Babson Undergraduate Talent in Fall 2017!

The Babson Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) invites you to join us to build your brand on-campus and identify talent for your organization. Learn about the Undergraduate CCD Employer Sponsorship Program an exclusive partnership that creates opportunities to maximize your organization’s recruiting effectiveness across campus. SIGNATURE FALL UNDERGRADUATE RECRUITING EVENTS Career Expo 2017 Wednesday, September 20th…

Aidan Dennis

The Unconventional Internship Hunt: Tech Start-ups for the Non-Techies

If you are anything like me, you’re more of a thinker than a doer. You fight against conventional systems and are often the person who asks “Why?” or “Why not?” when told things. Therefore, it is only natural that you find yourself seeking out an internship where your personality can thrive and your skillset and…

Donna Sosnowski

Summer in the City…or Wherever Your Summer Experience Leads You

Another rigorous semester comes to an end and our students are off and running for the summer.  Many have secured internships, are continuing their classes, studying in the US or abroad, traveling the globe, working in the neighborhood, or pursuing their passions.  These diverse opportunities provide skills/competencies and character building for our students as they…

Annie Petrone

WHEN OPPORTUNITY CALLS

You have just found your dream job online, so you update your resume, write the perfect cover letter and you submit your application!  You’re totally qualified!  There’s nothing stopping you from getting that interview….or is there? Through my experience in corporate recruiting and career services, I’m here to tell you that even if you meet all…

Donna Sosnowski

Career and Professional Readiness: Life Skills That Contribute to Successful Careers

Today, it’s not enough to be fully qualified with requisite skills and talents, to be successful in your career, or in life.  Emotional intelligence combined with specific subject matter expertise is definitely, the key to success.  Studies of today’s most successful leaders acknowledge that intelligence, business savvy and functional expertise are requirements, but the most…