Caroline Hayes

Networking & job searching while studying abroad

This post was written by Lisa Youxi Chen ’16, currently studying at LSE. Networking While Studying Abroad This year I am studying abroad at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for a year. Before coming to LSE, some people have told me that it could be hard to pursue a finance summer…

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Tips from an International Student…

It is a very special time of the year for college applicants. Choosing where you are going to spend the next four years of your life (especially if you are from a place far away) is a sensitive decision. As an international student from Myanmar, I faced a very difficult decision myself. I had my…

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Caroline Hayes

One Of The Fastest-Growing Careers Is In Desperate Need Of Young Talent

There are more Financial Advisor opportunities available to college graduates than ever!  After reading this article, it makes sense as to why we would see this increase.  If you are interested in a fast growing career in the financial services industry, this might be the right career for you.  As a Financial Advisor, you are able to…

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Caroline Hayes

Second Annual BIBA Conference – a success!

This post was written by Chris Lo’Grippo ’16   Second Annual Babson Investment Banking Conference   The planning process for the Second Annual Babson Investment Banking Conference, held on September 19, 2014, began toward the end of 2013. With much thanks to President Emeritus Len Schlesinger, Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, agreed to serve as the…

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Caroline Hayes

Advice for those considering a career in Investment Banking

Earlier this month, I attended the Babson Investment Banking Conference which is an annual conference planned & organized by the student-run, Babson Investment Banking Association. Every session I attended included pieces of advice or words of wisdom to those aspiring to start their careers in this field. Hiter Harris, Co-founder of Harris Williams, was one…

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Vicky Keller

Success, Failure and the Drive to Keep Creating

  As Babson students, faculty and staff, we eat, breathe and sleep an entrepreneurial mindset.  We know that this mindset encompasses an approach to life that sets us up for success in whatever we pursue.  It allows us to constantly be creative and be grateful for every failure we experience and grow from.  As the…

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Rahul Daryanani

Where did time go?

1,460 days at a place you knew you would like but never knew you’d love. My experience at Babson has been nothing short of absolutely amazing and nowhere near what I expected. I came in as a freshman excited to start the 4 year journey that would be college career. My dad and I landed…

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Jamie Rappoport

All Good Things Must Come to an End

1460 days. It is hard to believe that this is how long I have been at Babson! It began on a rainy Friday afternoon in April, when I left an Admitted Student Day event and placed down my deposit for my spot in the Class of 2014. Despite the gloomy weather, I had this glowing…

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Caroline Hayes

Finance hiring is not over!

I have been meeting with many students over the past couple of weeks who come into the office and say “I know finance recruiting is over so I am not expecting to find a finance internship at this point”.  My first response to these students is that it’s not over!  Certainly, there are specific areas…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Babson, The Dark Knight Rises, and Lazard

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Investment banking is, by far, one of the most competitive industries to break into as an undergraduate student; even when your school is a target for some of the top firms. Just recently, Fortune Magazine featured a story in which Goldman Sachs was…

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