Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Finance

Caroline Hayes

You don’t need to go far to get great career advice

Sigma Phi Epsilon, Babson Investment Banking Association and the Undergraduate Center for Career Development came together and hosted an event last Friday with the goal of current students learning about Finance recruiting and internship experiences from their classmates. We want students to realize the access that they have to juniors and seniors that have gone…

Caroline Hayes

Hierarchy of Behaviors that will make you successful on Wall Street

The Babson Latin American Club hosted a terrific program this past week as part of the Wall Street Speaker Series. The topic of conversation was focused on top level executives sharing with students how to succeed in the financial services industry. One of the speakers was Alex Ehrlich who is a Managing Director, Global Head…

Caroline Hayes

Finance Interview Tips from a Babson Alum – Listen up!

I had the opportunity to participate in a Finance Interview Prep session organized by a Babson Faculty member. The 2005 alumnus gave such valuable advice to classroom full of undergraduate sophomore and junior students who were eager to ask questions and hear what those finance interviews are really like! The alumnus had been in the…

Jeff Andrews

A Few Reasons Why I Chose Babson

When choosing which schools you want to apply to, it’s always helpful to identify reasons why certain schools would be the best fit for you; and the best way to determine this is to talk to current students. I’ve found that this is a pretty common question that comes up during interviews with prospective students,…

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…

Kyaw Thant

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…