Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Internship

Ashley Gerber

Observations: Israeli Business Culture

This summer I am interning for FlowMed, a startup in Haifa, Israel. The business culture in Israel is very different from the United States. Below is a list of the things that have stood out the most for me in my time in Israel so far: 1. The work week is different I had to redefine…

Arline MacCormack

CCD is Open All Summer, Stop By!

June is here and your Center for Career Development staff is busily tackling our summer projects and planning for the fall. We are here all summer so if you are on campus stop by, say hello, grab some candy, and let us know what you are up to. We have Career Advisors on call, and…

Brandon Schwartz

How Google Docs Saved Me This Summer

If there was no Google Docs, I wonder how my team at work and I would be able to complete our work efficiently and well. Of course, I am not saying that saying Google Docs is the final, say-all, end-all of word processors. There are definitely opportunities where Google Docs may present itself as the…

Undergrad CCD

From Finance to Entrepreneurship

This CCD Guest Blog post was written by Helena Hernandez, student at Babson College I am currently a rising junior from Caracas, Venezuela. As I entered my time at Babson, I had thought I would concentrate solely in Finance. However, Babson has allowed me—at times forced me—to expand my horizons, which I am grateful for.…

Michelle Lederhos

Make the Most of your Summer Internship

Most likely you spent a lot of time leading up to the summer applying for summer internships… including resume critiques, cover letter writing, interviewing networking events, and more… hopefully your hard work paid off and you are preparing to start your summer internship experience. It is one thing to show up to work each day,…

Brenda Kostyk

Ever Thought About a Legal Career? BLS Legal Panel, April 8th

One of my roles as an Undergraduate Career Adviser is to provide guidance to students who are considering law school and a future career in law.  This amazing field  can take your business career in many interesting directions — corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, patent law, commercial litigation, IPOs, to name a few!  The Babson…

Brenda Kostyk

Join CCD and Rub Elbows with Cambridge Start Ups

Interested in connecting with entrepreneurs in one of the most heralded startup hubs in the world?  On March 27, CCD will host a select group of students to visit entrepreneurs in Central and Kendall Squares, where we will meet with Devin Cole, Director of Business Development at the Workbar Network and Anna Whitlock, Head of…

Brenda Kostyk

Interview Prep — How To Succeed Before, During and After the Interview

With a robust array of job and internship postings, a steady stream of employers visiting CCD to interview students, and my calendar full of appointments with students looking for ways to sharpen their interviewing skills, I wanted to bring your attention to a great opportunity to do just that.  Next Wednesday, March 11, at 7:30…

Jenn Tenczar

Follow your own path for career success

Fortune magazine has recently interviewed several top female executives about how they achieved success in the workplace. What is their advice for the millennial generation? The common thread is that taking risks and embracing failure led them to successful careers. Cathy Engelbert, who was recently named the new CEO of Deloitte, LLP and is the…

Brenda Kostyk

Big Companies that Act Like Start-Ups

On a chilly winter Saturday, looking for any opportunity to rid myself of cabin fever, my six-year-old, Catherine, and I headed up the street (well okay, we drove — it was cold!) to our favorite neighborhood destination, The Waban Library Center, for a robot demonstration aimed at 6 – 11 year olds by professionals from iRobot.…