Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Culture

Peer Career Ambassadors

Starting a PCA Role

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Martiros (’21) As a new Peer Career Ambassador at the Undergraduate Center for Career Development at Babson, I’m trying to both fulfill the role in order to help better my peers, and also learn everything there is to know about this new job, and how…

MacIntyre Henderson

A Learning Lifestyle

Working and living in a country to which you have never travelled is an ongoing, 24/7 learning experience. This is what I mean. As would be expected, the hours of the day spent doing work for the company provide a massive influx of information, but that doesn’t stop when lunch comes around; sitting to eat…

Karen Macias

5 Essential Leadership Qualities

As a business owner, your job is to meet the needs of your customers, investors, employees, and members of the community. In order to successfully make this happen, a business needs effective leadership. Simply being the owner is not enough to build a sustainable business; you must learn how to direct your passion and energy…

Sophia Zhu

An Ever-changing Work Environment

This summer I will complete my second internship in the fashion industry. Last summer I was a digital marketing and social media intern and this summer I find myself more on the sales side of a company. One similarity I noticed from my time at both companies is that no two days will ever be…

The Culture of a Small Non-Profit

People often talk about the drastic change in culture between college and employment. It makes sense that the transition from one of the most free times of your life to a desk job at a “collared shirt and tie” company can be difficult. However, I have been lucky enough to find myself working jobs with…

Taking the Initiative: Bathrooms and All

“I just wanted to let you know, that the ladies room is disgusting.” Hot blood crept under my skin, burning my face to a plum red as the woman backed away from my ear, quickly turning to exit the restaurant. Mortified, I contained my urge to sprint into a brisk walk, imagining all the possible…

Larissa Moreira

How does a company innovate? Culture, Culture, Culture!

If someone asks me what I have learned at Geekie, the biggest edtech company in Brazil, so far, I cannot think of something other than innovation is a culture. I have followed Geekie’s journey for a little while, however, I never imagined how innovation was so deep in the company’s roots. Since my first day,…

Small Team but Great Culture

Now a few weeks into my internship I have been able to work with or interact with most of the members on the YWCA Hartford Team. As a nonprofit organization YWCA does not have a lot of employees for their team. Although the team is small, there’s still a lot of work to do, but…

Kelsey Choi

Teamwork as a Key to Success

Interning at WGBH Digital is a unique experience with an interesting balance between solo contributions and team collaboration. As the saying goes, “there is no ‘i’ in team.” Every piece of work completed adds to the finished product, in one way or another. This system is extremely effective in Digital due to the department’s culture.…