Brenda Kostyk

Mid-Semester Recalibration

  Over this brisk Columbus Day weekend, my family and I escaped to the Maine woods – our treasured place to unplug, reconnect, and let the Maine outdoors do its magic.  As I wake up to chilly temperatures this morning, and look out across the pond to rust oranges, muted yellows, and spiked evergreens, summer…

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Abby

From Internship to Full-Time Offer

Babson is very good at many things, one of them is helping students find a job! Last summer I submitted about 30 applications for internship positions and interviewed at least 20 times, however I wasn’t getting any offers . Finally, after numerous rejections I decided to go to the Center for Career Development (CCD) and…

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Brenda Kostyk

Meeting of the Minds — Engineering & Business

Last week, I had the opportunity to meet with the student leadership teams of Babson’s eTower and Olin’s Foundry, along with the Blank Center’s Cindy Klein-Marmer and Olin’s Suzanne Alcott.  Wow, what a group!  What entrepreneurial energy!    (And, if you haven’t checked out Olin’s campus center — its a great space with scrumptious food…

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Keenan James

Advantages of Working at a Small Company

If you didn’t know already, this summer I have had the opportunity to work as a marketing intern at a small real estate technology company, dotloop, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. In my past blog posts, I have always talked about the rewarding experience that I have had with the company, yet I have never explained…

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Jacob Vick

Avoiding the Last Week Distraction

While the end may be in sight for many of us in our last week of a summer internship, don’t let the approaching date distract you from the remaining opportunities to take advantage of. This last week is a perfect chance to reach out and give a real sense of urgency to those you wished…

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Rebecca Jacobs

What NOT To Do – A Guide To Business Planning

Welcome to my second blog for Babson College’s Undergraduate Center for Career Development! If you haven’t done so already, be sure to check out my first blog for a brief introduction to my social journey with SoJo this summer! My time at SoJo has been fantastic! I have had the opportunity to work on a diversity of projects as the…

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Jessica Santiago

Informational Interviews

Interning at a corporate fashion company has been such a positive experience thus far. I am surprised at how well I have adjusted to my internship and how much the team I am working with is willing to help. Being in the corporate environment has allowed me to think of things that go into operating…

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Jacob Vick

Why 40 Hours a Week can be better than 16 Credit Hours

While our class times may be set, we all have experienced the unpredictability of what your workload for the week could be from your classes. But now that its summer internship season this is your chance to use some of that predictability in a full time schedule to your advantage. I know I have used this new set…

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Jessica Santiago

Fourth of July Special

Working with BCBG Max Azria Group, LLC has been such a great experience so far. This past month has flown by so quickly! Luckily, I have been able to learn so much in the short time that I have been here. Before I started my internship, I was worried that it would not be so…

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Rebecca Jacobs

Redefining Entrepreneurship with Purpose

Welcome to my first-ever blog! For those of you who don’t know me, I am a soon-to-be sophomore at Babson College, though I am originally from a suburb near Toronto, Canada. Growing up, I was surrounded by extremely positive influences. My dad, who is no longer with us, poured his entire being into the company…

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