Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Connections

Peer Career Ambassadors

Making the Most of Your Thanksgiving Break: Networking!

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Catherine Ferri ’21 While Thanksgiving break is a great time to travel, relax, and take a much-needed break from academics, it is also a great time to plan for your career success. Luckily, here at Babson, we have a whole week off for Thanksgiving, so you will…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking Through LinkedIn

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Aditya Agarwal ’22 The LinkedIn platform has expanded significantly over recent years. It is important to keep your account updated and authentic since it serves as a virtual representation of your professional development. However, once your LinkedIn is well crafted, it is also crucial to optimize its…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Job Search Tips

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Yuwei Zheng ’22 The job search process can be both exciting and stressful. A successful job search requires taking initiative and finding ways to stand out. It is more than seamlessly clicking the apply button and uploading your resume. Rather, it is an active process that involves…

Transitioning from the Workplace Back to the Classroom

With August right around the corner, many of us are wrapping up our summer internship experiences and reflecting on the skills and knowledge we have gained. Since it is not yet our time to enter the professional working world, you may be thinking: now what? It is vital that interns use this transition time to…

Sophia Zhu

Connections are Everything

I have been attending Curve, a lingerie and sleepwear trade show here in New York for two days now and my main take away is to never burn bridges with anyone. Over the past few days, a countless number of attendees have approached my mentor and the one thing she told us interns, is to…

Making Connections

Knowing people is by far the most important part of business. Because my role is on the business development (sell) side, getting through the door is the first step. It’s impossible to raise funds if you can’t get in front of whoever is holding the checkbook. Because investors are constantly being bombarded with fund managers…

Leveraging your Connections

Wherever you are this summer, whatever you’re working on, we all have one thing in common. The people that we are working with are amazing and have a lot more professional experience than we do. It’s important to reach out beyond the work questions. Ask for career advice; hear about their path and what led…

Now I Know I’m Sure

When you start searching for an internship or new job you obviously want to look for something that will help lead you into a career you really want to be in. Last year I didn’t feel like I was lucky enough to find an internship like that, but this summer that’s all changed. I’ve known…

Sophia Zhu

The Importance of a Head Start

I came to realize that getting a head start is a huge advantage. The age range of interns vary but I am currently the youngest intern at the company. Today a new intern joined the team and while getting to know her, I found out that she is 29 years old- a whole decade wiser…