Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Event Planning

Alexandra Guillot

Reflecting on my Internship Goals

As of today, I’ve spent two months at MainStreet Hammonton, and I’m more confident in my role than ever. Earlier in the week, my supervisor asked if I felt as though my internship has met my expectations before starting. Truthfully, my somewhat vague expectations were thoroughly surpassed. Because MainStreet is such a small organization, I…

Alexandra Guillot

A Glimpse into my Workday

Whenever I discuss my internship at MainStreet Hammonton with others, they often ask what I do there. My response always contains a myriad of answers, as I have a wide variety of responsibilities at my job. Before beginning back in May, I had some sort of idea of what I’d be doing each day, but…

Alexandra Guillot

Making Do with What You’ve Got

As I’m now wrapping up my second week with MainStreet Hammonton, there’s at least one lesson that is clear to me: in a nonprofit organization, you have to work with what you have. While this may be an obvious statement to many, I’ve never realized how this fact affects so much of a nonprofit’s work.…

Alexandra Guillot

Going Back to My Roots

As I prepare my first internship blog post for the summer, I find myself reflecting upon my first year at Babson College, and how the skills that I’ve gained will impact my internship experience. Just within the first few months of my college experience, I’ve discovered more about myself and my interests, and believe that…

Eventful Week

Last week was the busiest week I’ve had at BWP so far! With an event on Wednesday, followed by one on Thursday, there was a lot of running around and organizing all week in the office. Wednesday we had our monthly Open Mixer at Splash, where Connectors, business leaders and other attendees from the city…

Boston's Upcoming Fall 2012 Events for College Students

This past week, Boston World Partnerships’ executive director asked all the interns to keep Friday morning free for a collaborative meeting with a few other Boston area companies that would be taking place at the Mass Challenge space. Along with BWP, World Class Cities Partnerships, TEDxBoston, Greenhorn Connect and Helena Fruscio, Creative Economy Industry Director…