Undergraduate Blog / Tag: international

Linh Ha

Why VCs and 03 venture capitalists that inspired me

This summer, I am interning at a venture capital (VC) firm in Hanoi, Vietnam. The question I’ve been asked the most since the start of my internship is: “Why VCs?” I have a thousand answers for this question but it all comes down to one reason: The people! For every decision I make in life,…

Yating Lu

Complexity of working with an oversea graphic designer

When you are thinking to make your marketing contents look professional, visually appealing, attractive and interesting for the audience to look at, the first thing you would think is having a professional graphic designer on the team. They are good at design and they are experts on using professional design software and apps. But getting…

What is next…

As my internship for the summer of 2017 came to an end, I found myself pondering the true value of my experience. In the coming weeks I will be traveling to Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne, and finally settling down in Sydney Australia where I will spend 6 months. Studying and traveling abroad is something I…

Emily Besen

Catching up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14

I caught up with Alum Yasmine Sebti ’14 from Morocco. I found out she’s been busy applying her Babson education to entrepreneurial ventures at home; and learning new skills through an MFA in Design and Technology at Parsons in Paris. Her tips for current students: Take advantage of experiential opportunities while at Babson, follow your passion,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Fresh Off the Boat

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Swapnika Yarlagadda ’19.  I came into Babson with a full-fledged 8 year plan. If you can’t tell by now, I really like to plan everything in my life ahead of time. A year ago, I thought my 8 year plan was solid and unbeatable. All I had…

Emily Besen

Education Abroad & Your Career

In the midst of the fall recruiting season, education abroad can feel like a barrier to scoring an interview with the company of your dreams. Instead of thinking of your time abroad as a hindrance to your career goals, remember that deciding to study abroad is an investment in your personal development. Operating outside of…

Emily Besen

What’s new for International Students in CCD?

Welcome back! This summer, CCD has been hard at work planning robust services, programs, and events for all students. We’re especially proud of the added resources that support the unique career development process of international students. Check out our “roadmap” below to see highlights for the fall including: Career Conditioning for International Students (before Career Bootcamp) U.S. Job Search Strategy…

Emily Besen

Eshika’s Return to India

I caught up with rising sophomore Eshika Agarwal from Hyderabad, India for her thoughts on what it’s like returning to India after a year of studies in the U.S. Here, she reflects on differences in the workplace, educational systems, and societal expectations.  Eshika writes: “I don’t really know if home has gotten any different, but I…

rkinyua1

Internship in Rwanda… Why NOT?

For every person I have casually informed that I will be interning in Rwanda this summer, the automatic reply has consistently been, “Why Rwanda?” This instinctive inquiry, often given with a wide-eyed questioning look has eventually become bemusing. Given that I spent six weeks during this summer interning at Ernst & Young’s Boston office, it…