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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Effective Communication in the Workplace

Effective communication in the workplace is hard to accomplish, especially since you have to communicate a message to more than 500 employees, as it happens at PwC. Although a company may rely on e-mail messages sent to all the employees extensively, this is not always the most effective way to communicate as not everybody reads…

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Molly Ronan

Goals for Music Industry Internship

  I am one of many students who will be completely an internship this summer. Mine is in an industry though that I personally haven’t heard too many other students talk about in a business sense – the music industry. It is dominated by big players and shaped by what people see in the media.…

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Jessica Santiago

Thoughts and Goals of an eCommerce Intern

The month leading up to my internship with BCBG Max Azria Group went by so fast! Before I knew it, I was getting ready for a long commute to the company’s headquarters for my first day. On my 30-mile drive, I become very anxious, nervous, and excited. Those who know me best know that I…

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Jacob Vick

Some Small Lessons for Day One

As many students will soon start with their summer internships, I thought it would be best to share three lessons I got from my own internship that started early this summer. There is no doubt that everyone’s situation and relationship with their employer will be different, but I hope that something within this post you…

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Jamie Rappoport

All Good Things Must Come to an End

1460 days. It is hard to believe that this is how long I have been at Babson! It began on a rainy Friday afternoon in April, when I left an Admitted Student Day event and placed down my deposit for my spot in the Class of 2014. Despite the gloomy weather, I had this glowing…

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Brenda Kostyk

ENTREPRENEURS — April is Here . . . The Time is Now!

Interested in launching your own business or working for a start-up?  APRIL APPLICATION DEADLINES ARE FAST APPROACHING! TONIGHT @ MIDNIGHT, March 28 Junior and Senior Trek to Cambridge Innovation Center – On April 11, CCD will take a small group of juniors and seniors to the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) – one of the most heralded entrepreneurial ecosystems in…

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Guest Employers UG Center for Career Development

Dreaming Disney – Achieving Disney!

This post was written by Erica, Recruiting Specialist at Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.: Greetings from the #1 most admired entertainment company, Babson students!  My name is Erica, I am a recruiting specialist for Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., and am excited to be a guest employer blogger for your undergraduate CCD! Dreaming of starting your career…

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