Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Career Search

Brandon Schwartz

The Three-Dimensional Experience: A Student’s Internship Exploration

One month into my third summer internship, I can now say that I have developed a keen understanding of what it is like to work for a start-up, NGO (non-governmental organization), and large corporation. I think it is critical for all college students to get internships in different settings because it allows one to get…

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…

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…

Babson San Francisco

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

Brenda Kostyk

Three Steps to Acing Your Technical Interview

Jared Silver ’19 is a first year student at Babson, whose personal mission is to change people’s lives through technology, entrepreneurship, and unconventional problem solving.  An entrepreneur and self-taught programmer, he is an active member of C.O.D.E. — Community of Developers & Entrepreneurs — a student organization where students learn and create viable software solutions for problems…

Peer Career Ambassadors

6 Tips for the Perfect LinkedIn Headshot

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jaclyn Gaines ’16. As millennials, we are pretty well versed in social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, you name it. However, LinkedIn is a different battle that our generation is still trying to grasp. One of the biggest challenges I have found amongst our generation regards…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Informational Interviews

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Shun Ping Huang ’17. Informational Interviews are an informal conversation in which you seek advice on a specific career path, industry, or corporate culture of a specific company. WHO ARE YOU? You can be A student An unemployed job seeker Or an employed individual considering new options WHO…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Professional Voicemails that will Attract Employers.

Professional Voicemails that will Attract Employers. This post was written by Gyda Sumadi ’18, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. How old were you when you got your first cell phone? 12? 14? Basically, you were pretty young. When was the last time you updated your voicemail? If the answer to this question was the same as…

Brenda Kostyk

Summer 2016 — What about working for an Accelerator?

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Derek Tu (eTower President), Ryan Lupberger (eTower Community Manager), and many others at eTower’s housewarming in VanWinkle.  In addition to enjoying very loud music :), new products and concepts, relaxing in their new chairs and sofas, and simply enjoying the buzz of the event — it was great to learn what…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Write a Cover Letter Quickly

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi ’18. In this blog post I am going to reveal my secrets on how to write an amazing cover letter, that won’t take you forever to do! So if you are hurrying to apply to multiple positions over a short period of time, use this…