Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Collaboration

Zarius Dubash

5 Crucial Collaboration Tools for Startups

When working in a startup, like I am, at Arist, team members are often in many places at once. In order to keep our distributed team organized, we use a number of tools for collaboration. Google Apps This is an obvious one, but Google Apps includes Gmail, Drive, Calendar, and the like. These tools are…

Working With Other Interns

This summer has been all about collaboration and teamwork. As mentioned in my other posts, I’ve been working closely with two other interns this summer in preparing to launch our company’s eCommerce site. We are all the same year and age but all coming from different schools with completely different backgrounds. One is a finance…

alora1

The Importance of Deliberate Attention to the Internal Deltas of a Company

Discovering the perfect company structure, and moreover the way in which departments should interact, has been a topic of debate among CEOs and researchers for years. Working for a StreetLight Data, a fast growing startup in transportation data, I had the opportunity to ask some of the founders their thoughts on the debate. One afternoon…

Katrina Rega

Cross-Departmental Internship Lessons

As I look back on my internship experience from this summer, I have noticed a common thread between all of my past internships. With each position, I have taken away important lessons from cross-departmental collaboration. This summer at IMPACT Melanoma was no exception. Specifically, I had the opportunity to work with the Events & Program…

Collaboration

When I first started at Hope and Comfort, I was the only intern. This had its pros and cons just like everything else. I loved that I was able to work in all areas of the business from sourcing, distribution, and corporate relations.  However, being the only intern was lonely and was very hectic all…

Jaime Doherty

Employer Sponsorship Program w/Babson’s Undergraduate Career Center and Beyond

We have updated our Sponsorship Program for the 2017-2018 Recruiting Season. Please click here to learn more! We know that you, our employers, are interested in getting in front of undergraduate students to increase brand and recruiting effectiveness in addition to the typical recruiting offerings. For current and past employer sponsors, these programs has proven an increase…

Kelsey Choi

Communication Leads to Great Collaboration

Communication was one of the most important skills for success at WGBH. WGBH is a very open company, where employees from one department will often communicate and work with employees in other departments. Fortunately, there are strong communication systems in place. The most important are digital collaborative spaces and communication platforms which are confluence, jira,…

The Crazy8 Chronicles — The Best Group I've Ever Been In

All internship long, I’ve been working on a final project for the agency with three other interns. We’ve been working on developing big ideas for new business pitches for a couple of big time multinational companies. First off, it’s a phenomenal project topic. Working on new business pitches is about as “agency” as it gets.…

The Crazy8 Chronicles — The Intangibles of Corporate Culture

In my job-search I viewed a lot of websites. I mean a lot–easily 150+. On a lot of these agency websites, you get their “Why you should work for us” spiel. You hear some cool stuff. Agencies really are a fun atmosphere, particularly for young professionals. But today, I’m not here to talk about the…