Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

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…

Babson San Francisco

Semester in SF Orientation

Welcome to our fourth group of ugrads in San Francisco! Throughout the Spring 16 semester, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the colorful, creative, and vibrant City by the Bay. During orientation, students bonded with faculty, staff, and peers, while learning about the Bay Area’s history and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together, the ugrads…

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…

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…

Caitlin Capozzi

Infusion Nurses Society (INS) 40th Birthday Celebration Experience

Post by Emily Levy ‘16 “The Infusion Nurses Society (INS), located in Norwood, MA, is a national nonprofit organization founded in 1973. For more than 40 years, INS has been committed to bringing innovative new resources and opportunities to a wide range of healthcare professionals who are involved with the specialty practice of infusion therapy.…

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…

Brenda Kostyk

Facebook @ Babson brought to you by DSP — 09.15.15, 4pm, Olin Auditorium

Brought to you by Delta Sigma Pi . . . Facebook Comes to Babson WHO:  Facebook WHEN:  September 15th @ 4pm WHERE:  Olin Auditorium   Interested in becoming a Product Manager?  Interested in learning about what a Product Manager even does?  Come learn about PMing and more specifically about Facebook’s awesome entry-level Rotational Product Manager…

Babson San Francisco

Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…

D Coley

Lessons from the subway

On my first day riding the subway, from Columbia University to the Evol8tion office in midtown Manhattan, I chose to pass the time by reading Richard Branson ‘s autobiography: Losing My Virginity (a must read.) Mid-ride I was abruptly interrupted by a loud confident voice. “Excuse me ladies and gentlemen,” A teen of thirteen or…