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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Rahul Daryanani

My 168

    At Babson, I have 168 hours to work with in any given week. Some weeks, it’s a mix of classes and meetings, but other weeks, like this one, are a little different. This week my 168 sure is “busy,” but I don’t mind it because everything I have planned is something I want…

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Guest Employers UG Center for Career Development

Dreaming Disney – Achieving Disney!

This post was written by Erica, Recruiting Specialist at Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.: Greetings from the #1 most admired entertainment company, Babson students!  My name is Erica, I am a recruiting specialist for Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., and am excited to be a guest employer blogger for your undergraduate CCD! Dreaming of starting your career…

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Guest Employers UG Center for Career Development

Sun Life Financial: Thoughts from an Alumni!

This post was written by Max Winthrop, Babson Class of 2011 Alumni: I graduated Babson in 2011 with a concentration in Finance and Economics. With an entrepreneurial mindset, I knew that I someday wanted to start my own business.  I also knew that I wanted to build experience in the insurance and investment industry while…

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Caroline Hayes

A Day in the Life of Brett Sobol ’12 – Comcast CORE Finance Associate

This blog post is written by Brett Sobol, CORE Finance Associate, Babson Alumni, Class of ‘12 Rotations:                 1 Year – NBCU Financial Reporting                 6 Mo. – Multicultural Consumer Services                 6 Mo. – Digital Ad Sales Strategy   A Day in the Life: Comcast’s CORE Finance program has established itself among the elite…

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Brenda Kostyk

Don’t Be Fooled! Entrepreneurship Does Exist inside Big Box Retail!

Hi Entrepreneurship Gang!   I am currently working on a blog post regarding Big Company Entrepreneurship and hope to have it up and posted soon.  In the meantime, I wanted to highlight a terrific example of Corporate Entrepreneurship featured in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal – All Caught Up in TJ Maxx’s Web. The TJX Companies –…

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Caroline Hayes

Operations Jobs; Is this the career for you?

I wanted to share this blog post by OneWire to show the value of an operations role within a finance company.  As the article points out, you are dealing with Macro level problems and focused on ensuring that the entire business is operating effectively.  Some of you would love to work in financial services but…

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Sophan Smith

Why Create a LinkedIn Page?

I know today is Friday and Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you’re probably more concerned about how to pack up the leftovers and watching football while relaxing on the couch…. but the downtime is the perfect time to get yourself ready for spring recruiting season. Let’s talk about LinkedIn. With all the social…

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Caroline Hayes

A Visit to Wall Street

This post was written by Chris Harrington ’15 The NYC Finance Trip is definitely something to add to your ‘to-do’ list while at Babson College if you have an interest in Finance. Early Friday morning, we departed the Hilton hotel in NYC with a ‘must-see’ destination to start the morning: The New York Stock Exchange. I thought…

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