Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Financial Services

J Mleczko

Responsibility

I’ve had the chance to engage in all aspects of deal flow this summer. From calls to financial modeling to saying, “sorry, we’re going to pass.” And as summer has progressed, I’ve been fortunate enough to interact with both associates and managing directors and voice my opinion on projects. I’ve gained a greater sense of…

J Mleczko

Staying Positive After Rejection

About midway through my internship, I have realized that private equity firms encounter quite a bit of rejection, whether it’s a big or small firm. But I feel that many times the rejections is harder to take with a smaller company such as the one I am working with this summer. As deal flow had…

J Mleczko

Starting to see deal flow

One of the things that I’ve looked forward to all summer has been coming to talks with a prospective company that we could acquire. Even better would be personally facilitating those talks. After looking into countless industries and sending out what has seemed like a million emails, I have been able to bring a company…

Caroline Hayes

Tune-in now to Credit Suisse

It’s hard to believe the recruiting season is about to start for students as you are just finishing up your internships!  I hope that students have had great experiences this summer, filled with lots of learning and building new relationships with colleagues, mentors and leaders. Please take some time to enjoy the last few weeks…

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…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Class of 2015: Approaching the FinishLine

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador It’s hard to believe that our final month as Babson Undergrads is here. This last month is crucial in keeping up your grades to ensure a May graduation & preparing for life after Babson. Whether or not you have after graduation plans, there are…

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…

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…

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…