Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Careers

Brenda Kostyk

First Years Not Afraid to Tackle Pressing Social Issues

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.  It is the largest student competition for social good.  The annual, year-long competition crowd-sources ideas from students after challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy, and education. Winners receive $1million in…

Donna Sosnowski

Internship Fair – What’s In It for ME?

What are you doing this summer?  Have you considered gaining experience in a career that interests you?  Or trying something new?  It’s a great idea, but how can you make it happen? This Thursday, February 4th, CCD is hosting our annual Internship Fair.  Where else can you meet 40+ companies in a few hours?  When…

Brenda Kostyk

Might Summer be The Right Time?

With the coldest temps of the season (so far!) hitting us on campus last week, and torrential rains starting off this week, it’s the perfect time to start thinking of the warmer, sunnier months.  Wherever you are this winter break, I hope you are catching up on some well-deserved sleep, time with family and friends,…

Brenda Kostyk

Look Beyond the Obvious

While the vast majority of Babson undergraduates pursue full-time jobs after graduation, some choose to pursue advanced degrees.  To give you an idea, take a look at the Class of 2014 (we’re still crunching 6-month-out numbers for 2015 — stay tuned) — 17 students (or 4.6%) decided to pursue grad school right after graduation in areas such…

Donna Sosnowski

Season’s Greetings, Reach Out & Keep In Touch

As the holiday season begins and 2015 comes to a close this is a great time to reach out, connect and reconnect to friends, family and professional networks.  What can be nicer than receiving a season’s greetings from someone you’ve not heard from in a while? Networking frequently gets a bad rap because people misinterpret…

Brenda Kostyk

Who Knew What Career Beam Could Do?!

Over the past year, I have immersed myself in many of the “ins-and-outs” of Career Beam (CB), CCD’s 24/7 virtual career center, which provides guidance on core career skills, on-line assessments, in-depth research tools, and more.  Just when I think I have a pretty good grasp of what CB has to offer, I realize I’m…

Donna Sosnowski

Introverts Have a Voice

Do you frequently hear friends and colleagues spouting about whatever is on their minds?  Are they speaking while you’re thinking?  You want to join the conversation, but just don’t have the opportunity to get a word in edge wise.  You know exactly what you wanted to contribute to the discussion, and now the conversation is…

Brenda Kostyk

Learning to Drink from a Fire Hose

Attending the #1 School in Entrepreneurship and living within Boston’s world-renowned Entrepreneurial Ecosystem can sometimes feel like drinking water from a firehouse.  The number of events, opportunities, and advantages is staggering.  Don’t let it paralyze you — learn how to drink from a firehouse (even if you get wet) and just get started.  Using words familiar…

Brenda Kostyk

Think Like a Brand: A New Age Approach to Build Your Career

If you had a chance to drop by Career Launch (CCD’s redesigned Resume Critique Night) in early September, you may have noticed the buzz at our Creative Career Branding Table as you waited in line for your resume or LinkedIn Profile to be reviewed by an employer.  While traditional resumes and LinkedIn profiles are still the…

Donna Sosnowski

Working a Career Fair

What’s the buzz around campus? It’s not just new classes, leaves turning colors and apples, but companies and alumni on campus.  For students seeking full time jobs after graduation and organizations seeking top talent, welcome to the Recruiting season. Make sure that you don’t miss any of these key events; Industry Spotlights and Career Expo. …