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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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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Jacob Vick

Your education isn’t over at graduation

While some of us may be only a few years from completing our formal education career, that by no means that your training and education is anywhere near completion. Some companies may take continuous formal training and education less seriously, but many will look to find employees who are willing to constantly learn new things…

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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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Benefits of Having an Internship

As my internship has come to an end, I have thought about some advantages of getting work experience in college. Students who have done several internships are more likely to land a job after graduation and get higher salaries than their peers with no work experience. Here are some other advantages of having an internship…

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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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Peer Career Ambassadors

My Tan Has Faded… Now What?

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. So it has been two weeks since we returned to Babson from Spring Break. We exchanged warm sunshine for cooler New England temperatures. We left sandy beaches to head to classrooms. And, our tans slowly faded as reality struck that the semester is…

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Jamie Rappoport

Real World Road Rules

Although my internship ended about seven months ago, I still vividly remember how prepared I felt throughout the eight weeks. I often found myself working on teams with interns from schools other than Babson. They were students from top business schools. A common trend I found was that I was always the leader, the go-getter,…

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Rahul Daryanani

Looking Back

With only 30 days until graduation, time seems to be flying by even faster than before. The past four years at Babson have been, to the say least, eventful. My time here has been fun, energetic, interesting, rigorous, and rewarding. As I think about what’s in store after college for me, I realize that I…

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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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