Undergraduate Blog / Tag: First Year

Sydney Huang

First Year Career Tips

As an intimidated freshman, I knew absolutely nothing about resumes, interview skills, and this thing people call “networking.” As the new school year is approaching, I thought I’d gather some insights I’ve learned my first year at Babson. These are a series of tips I’ve learned as a first year. It’s never too early to…

Andi Deng

Communication is Key

Hi guys, I’m Andi, a rising sophomore. I have started my internship in Wenzhou, China for some times now. Here is a little background information about my host company. The company I am working for is called Hongzheng Environmental Technologies LLC. Hongzheng focuses on providing environmental friendly service and products to protect people from indoor pollution, and it is a…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to be Productive Over Winter Break

This post was written by Kayla Hale ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador I know it’s hard to believe – but winter break is only about a week away (depending on your final exam schedule). Different feelings come with winter break at different class years: as a First Year, winter break was the greatest thing in…

Brian Hickey

Eager Beavers: Class of 2018 Ready to Join Babson

With orientation just two months away, Babson’s Class of 2018 will soon be joining the Babson community.  This group of students brings unique qualities and experiences to the campus with its diversity in background, interests, culture and geographic origin. College brings so many new opportunities– academic, social, extracurricular, and beyond – and it is a very…

Jenn Tenczar

Why should you attend the Accounting Concentration Dinner on April 10th?

This blog was written by Lena Wu, Accounting Club Director. Babson Accounting Club partners with the Accounting and Law Division and Undergraduate Center for Career Development to host its annual Accounting Concentration Dinner.  At this event, students are provided the opportunity to casually network with professionals to get a better sense of potential careers and…

Blair

Top Five Room Essentials

Something you will quickly learn at Babson, if you haven’t already, is the importance of staying organized. Everyone seems to have their own personal way of keeping on top of their numerous activities, but my favorite is using lists. I don’t know if it is my current BuzzFeed addiction that has started this new habit,…

Melanie Jordan

Communication: The Method of the Madness

The phrase, “communication is key,” is repeated so often in business courses that it loses its power. In reality, this phrase actually encompasses the most important lesson people must learn in order to run a successful business. The key to growing this success is choosing the right method of communicating. During my time at the…

Melanie Jordan

The Search for a First Year Internship

Finding a good internship can be difficult, especially as a freshman. Personal connections can be the most powerful and effective method. In order to attain my internship, I went to my uncle as well as some family friends who work in business related fields. I asked them if they knew of any companies who hire…

Meghan Rowledge

What I learned/Wish I knew my Freshmen Year

So I have been home for a little over a week, and during this week it gave me a lot of time to think about the past year. Some things I thought about were things I learned/wished I knew coming into my freshmen year at Babson. Since summer is upon us, and many incoming freshmen…