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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Caroline Hayes

How to Begin your Internship Search!

How do I get started with my internship search? Many students over the past couple of weeks have come into the office and simply asked “How do I get started with my internship search”?  Since many of you reading this blog could be asking the very same question, I thought I would give you a…

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Caroline Hayes

How do I get started with exploring a career in finance?

Are you interested in a career in finance and not sure where to get started?  There are so many great resources available to you that I want to make sure you are aware of.  For those of you who are just starting to explore the idea of a career in finance, I would encourage you…

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Brian Hickey

Working and Living in Boston

It’s been a few weeks since I started living and working in the Boston area. I am happy to say that it has been a new and exciting experience for me. After school ended for the year, I had a great time back home for a couple weeks with my family and friends. Coming from…

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