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Xueer Ning

Burgers and Real Estate

Hello everyone! This morning, I stopped to get an iced latte at McDonalds and brisk walked to my office. On the streets of Manhattan’s financial district, it is common to see interns rushing to work with their coffees in hand. Perhaps, or mostly, because we all want to perform at our best. One of my…

Intern Life in Istanbul

Hello everone! My name is Gizem. I am currently interning in 3SEAS Caital Partners, an investment bank in Istanbul. Its main business is mergers and acquisitions. This is my first experience in this field. That’s why, when I first started, I was little nervous about what to expect from this internship. It has been 3…

Jacob Heller

Financial Advice For Anyone and Everyone

With many people starting summer internship it is important to make sure you are in control of your financial situation. In addition to watching costs, a first summer internship can give one financial independence for the first time. With your first paychecks come your first chances to save, invest, and think about your future. This…

Annie Bergeron

Fall 2018 Undergraduate Recruiting is OPEN at Babson

RECRUIT BABSON UNDERGRADUATE TALENT IN FALL 2018 Babson College Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) invites you to join us to build your brand on-campus and identify talent for your organization! If you don’t see something that fits your needs or industry, contact us, and we can set up a call to discuss…

Swapnika Yarlagadda

Rules & Regulations: Extreme or Essential?

One of the main projects that the interns worked on during my internship was biweekly presentations on UBS’ policies and procedures. These presentations were created under the guidance of the management team, mainly the compliance and risk officer of our branch. The presentations had 2 goals: To educate the interns not only about the various…

Courtship or Business Development?

In business development, the game is like courting, the ancient Victorian Era concept that happened before couples got together. Back then, there were two parties involved: the male courter and the female courtee. In order to win a lady’s affection, men had to woo them, whether through gifts, flowers, romantic horseback riding dates, etc. The…

Austin Fabel

Are There Perks to A Long Commute?

The daily commute to the workplace; often mind-numbing, grueling, and monotonous. Driving 36 miles – each way – is extreme, but sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic can make it that much worse. Originally, I assumed listening to music on a playlist or radio station would make for a less stressful commute. However, that grew ancient very…

Calvin Wang

Flexibility and Breaking the Mold

I work at a financial consulting firm. Stereotypically, you would imagine a bunch of serious men and women, dressed in suits, 3 espressos deep, and crunching some ridiculous formulas into Excel. I’m here to tell you that a position in finance does not have to be that way. As an interpersonal, extroverted person, I am…

Austin Fabel

The Big Switch

Farewell Stetson Real Estate; hello Greiner-Maltz. In an unbelievable – and unexpected – change of events, I was granted the privilege and opportunity to join a firm in the commercial real estate sector. My true calling. Following a one-month tenure of utilizing quantitative metrics to value residential properties, I have now begun to gain complementary…

Entering the World of Finance

I had no idea how much I didn’t know. I’ve only been working at IGP for a couple of weeks but in this short time, I have learned so much about financial instruments, vehicles, strategies, institutions, and markets that I never could have imagined how much I did not know. Now, reflecting back on my…