Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Finance

Austin Fabel

From Field to Office

I believe there is a direct correlation between participating in college athletics and the impact it can have on internships when coupled with learnings gained in the classroom. While it is undoubtedly true that I have begun to put my academic skills to great use as a Summer Valuation Analyst, it is the lessons, experiences,…

Calvin Wang

My Goals to Succeed as a Financial Consultant

This summer, I will be interning as a financial analyst at a consulting firm specializing in deals, litigations, and transactions that merge finance and economics. CrowninShield Financial Research was founded by Babson finance professor Steven Feinstein and has served as the leading financial consultant to a number of large securities litigations firms over the years.…

Austin Fabel

The Beginning to My Journey

The first week is in the books; more specifically, my internship experience at Stetson Real Estate (http://www.stetsonrealestate.com/) is officially underway. Titled as a Summer Valuation Analyst, my overall responsibility is to build financial and graphical models in order to quantitatively assess the value of residential and commercial properties throughout Westchester County, New York. Over the…

Peer Career Ambassadors

“Brainteasers:” Are They Accurate Representations of Intelligence or Success on the Job?

This blog will discuss the significance of brainteasers in interviews and how to beat them as well as tough interview questions.   This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Brainteasers are defined as puzzles or problems whose solution require thought, unconventional thinking, and lateral thinking. Examples of common brainteasers…

Caroline Hayes

Don’t forget the “Thank You”!

The campus recruiting cycle is in full swing right now with interviews.  Since early September, students have been polishing their resumes & cover letters, attending every employer event that has come to campus, networking as hard as they can and finally….. land an interview!  I have seen so many students this semester work extremely hard…

Caroline Hayes

“Decide what you want to do, and go for it” – Adam Klazmer ’10

This blog post was written by Adam Klazmer ’10 “Growing up with parents who both ran their own businesses, I always knew that I wanted to work in the business world. I spent my summers doing leasing and property management for a real estate company in Philly starting at 16. After graduating from Babson in…

R Gupta

Intern Dynamics

I was the youngest intern at WCP, possibly the youngest they have ever had. Everyone else including the interns were at least 21 years old while the analysts even had almost 10 years on me. At first since I was the youngest and also the newest addition to the team, they were reluctant to sit…

R Gupta

Office Restructuring

I started this internship at the firms old office where all of us analysts, associates, and VP’s were cramped into 2 rooms for the sake of space and the MD’s came around only once a week. At first the culture wasn’t great nor all the exciting. however they were in the process of finding and building a new office.…

R Gupta

Personal Development

Throughout this summer I have had a great opportunity to work with a variety of individuals . One of the things I am most grateful for is how much I have seen myself grow. I learned about individual sub industries but more than that I saw professionalism at its its epitome, effective communication skills, and…

H Kim

The Final Week

Diamond Capital Advisors taught me the ins and outs of investment banking. Through this internship, I was able to learn if investment banking was the best career choice for me for the future. Investment banking is definitely a career I would like to pursue because of the high learning curve and amount of responsibility I…