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Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…

Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

Internship Search

Career development is most certainly a process that takes plenty of time and dedication in order to find what you are truly looking for in an internship.  My search process took a great deal of time, effort, rejection, and luck.  My internship search really started when I had an “Oh, S$%*@” moment and realized that…

Brandon Schwartz

The Three-Dimensional Experience: A Student’s Internship Exploration

One month into my third summer internship, I can now say that I have developed a keen understanding of what it is like to work for a start-up, NGO (non-governmental organization), and large corporation. I think it is critical for all college students to get internships in different settings because it allows one to get…

My First Week at Viacom

Hi, my name is Patrice Henry and this summer I will be working for Viacom, under Spike TV’s Digital department. My role as an intern for this media company is to assist with whatever tasks need to be completed in the office. The way that I found this internship was through the Posse Career Board…

Donna Sosnowski

Rules of the Road for Your Summer Internship

Senior executive and company founder, Laura Gassner Otting was riding in an Uber in NYC and just wrote up this list in about ten minutes of “what I wish my summer intern knew on his/her first day…” Below you will find her sage advice: Be on time. Every day, to everything. No matter how important…

Brenda Kostyk

Three Steps to Acing Your Technical Interview

Jared Silver ’19 is a first year student at Babson, whose personal mission is to change people’s lives through technology, entrepreneurship, and unconventional problem solving.  An entrepreneur and self-taught programmer, he is an active member of C.O.D.E. — Community of Developers & Entrepreneurs — a student organization where students learn and create viable software solutions for problems…

Arline MacCormack

Heading in to Internship Season: Make the Most of Your Opportunity

We’re heading in to internship season, and a blog from a colleague came across my desk this morning that I’d like to share with you. As internships can often be a path to full time employment, making the most of your internship opportunities will greatly benefit you.  Below is a segment from Rich Grant’s blog…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Your Authentic Self

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17. Employers are intimidating during the job application process, whether it be for an internship or a full time job. The degree of technical skills they are searching for vary, however all employers are searching for a wholesome individual that is at the end of…