Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Confidence

Increase Self-confidence at Work

I am a 20-year old rising sophomore at Babson College, and by far the youngest person at work. People tend to ask me how I got an internship at a well-known enterprise such as Koga, given my early age. People’s overreaction to my age made me feel that I was not qualified for the job…

Friends in the Workplace

When I started to work at my internship I was very anxious. A lot of the people I was around were accomplished artists and creatives that I had admired for a very long time. Meanwhile the only recognized artwork I had was a framed drawing from my oil period on display in my parent’s basement.…

Xiaocai Lin

Coming Out of the Back Office

For the past two months of my internship, I have been working in cubicles in different offices every day. As an introverted person with English as my second language, I usually shy away from talking to people – and it’s part of the reason why although I choose to intern in three different programs in…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Your Authentic Self

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17. Employers are intimidating during the job application process, whether it be for an internship or a full time job. The degree of technical skills they are searching for vary, however all employers are searching for a wholesome individual that is at the end of…

Natalie Cullings

8 Steps I Took To Land My Summer Internship

It’s been a couple of days into the start of my strategy/research  internship at the branding agency Mechanica and it’s been great! The agency is located on the Northshore of Massachusetts in Newburyport, MA. It’s a great coastal summer spot close to the beach and just a short train ride away from Boston. I never…