Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Internships

Jacob Heller

Getting the Most From Your Internship

Since my Sophomore year of high school, I have always had at least one internship. From all of these experiences, I have gotten my share of coffees in addition to getting my share of feedback from managers. From those experiences and feedback, I have come up with a few things that can set you apart…

Always Know What Makes You Productive!

I’m a strong believer that it’s impossible for the majority of youngsters these days to figure out what they want to do with their lives and how they want to live it. Therefore, doing internships is one way to not only discover what you like, but more about what you don’t like. And I know…

Miranda Ditmore

Don’t Stress, You’ll Figure it Out

Like most rising seniors, the panic surrounding what I’m going to do after graduation is in full swing. Some people enter Babson knowing the industry, job title, and even company they want to work for in the future. They work hard, secure those connections, and are set up with a full time job before they’ve…

Benjamin Crawford

The Power of a Network

Internships are extremely competitive no matter what sector you are going into, so gaining a leg up on the competition is key to success. We work for hours on creating the perfect resume and cover letter (CL) that, frankly, can easily be lost among the hundreds of applications that recruiters must go through. In this…

Multiple Interns, Same Department: Good or Bad Idea?

As summer wraps up and Babson classes resume, I think about how happy students are to reunite with friends and our excitement when these friends are also our classmates. How different our college experience would be if each class was a private lesson between just the student and professor? Perhaps more engaging and in-depth, but…

Priscilla Joy Ning

Three Simple Ways to Stand Out In Your Internship

There is a multitude of long articles out there about how to stand out in an internship. While useful, these articles tend to overlook the small tips that go a long way. 1. Notetaking Take notes for every meeting and task. Writing notes out has been proven to be more effective for retention. During meetings,…

Priscilla Joy Ning

How to Maximize Your Internship

Now that my internship at NatureBox is coming to an end, I have been able to reflect on the many lessons I had the opportunity to learn over the Summer. Three lessons, in particular, stood out to me immediately. With these three, I was able to create immense value, maximize my time at my internship,…

Priscilla Joy Ning

10 Essential Questions to Ask Your CEO

A conversation with the CEO can be daunting, especially for a new intern. Some tend to overthink and be so fearful of saying something wrong that they end up saying nothing much at all while others make it all too obvious that they are just trying to show off and sound smart. To help you…

Priscilla Joy Ning

Why Sales Might Be the Perfect Fit for You

Heading into my first semester at Babson, I had my heart set on pursuing a career in Marketing. I had loved my previous Marketing internships and thought there was no better fit. If NatureBox had not offered me a Corporate Sales experience, I might not have given Sales a shot. The reality is, Sales is…

Priscilla Joy Ning

Proven Methods to Getting Hired Today

Rejection sucks, plain and simple. Before I got my current internship at NatureBox, I experienced my fair share of let downs for opportunities I believed I was perfect for and it is tough not to feel hurt that the employer just did not feel so. However, there is a misconception that this process is just…