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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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

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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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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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

The BIG “E” – Big Company Entrepreneurship

So far this semester, I’ve blogged on a variety of topics related to new ventures.  For those who aren’t interested (or at least not yet!) in launching their own gig; there are boundless entrepreneurial opportunities within existing ventures, such as start-ups, small businesses, or large companies.  To start, let’s talk about the BIG “E” —  Big…

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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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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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