Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Internships

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…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Informational Interviews

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Shun Ping Huang ’17. Informational Interviews are an informal conversation in which you seek advice on a specific career path, industry, or corporate culture of a specific company. WHO ARE YOU? You can be A student An unemployed job seeker Or an employed individual considering new options WHO…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Professional Voicemails that will Attract Employers.

Professional Voicemails that will Attract Employers. This post was written by Gyda Sumadi ’18, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. How old were you when you got your first cell phone? 12? 14? Basically, you were pretty young. When was the last time you updated your voicemail? If the answer to this question was the same as…

Brenda Kostyk

Summer 2016 — What about working for an Accelerator?

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Derek Tu (eTower President), Ryan Lupberger (eTower Community Manager), and many others at eTower’s housewarming in VanWinkle.  In addition to enjoying very loud music :), new products and concepts, relaxing in their new chairs and sofas, and simply enjoying the buzz of the event — it was great to learn what…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Write a Cover Letter Quickly

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi ’18. In this blog post I am going to reveal my secrets on how to write an amazing cover letter, that won’t take you forever to do! So if you are hurrying to apply to multiple positions over a short period of time, use this…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Make 2016 the Best Year Yet

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jaclyn Gaines ’16. Given that New Year’s resolutions can be a bit overwhelming, we all know that January is the official trial month of year, and that we don’t really have to start making progress on these promises until February – So, here we are. Now is…

Brenda Kostyk

First Years Not Afraid to Tackle Pressing Social Issues

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities.  It is the largest student competition for social good.  The annual, year-long competition crowd-sources ideas from students after challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy, and education. Winners receive $1million in…