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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…

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…

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…

Peer Career Ambassadors

“Brainteasers:” Are They Accurate Representations of Intelligence or Success on the Job?

This blog will discuss the significance of brainteasers in interviews and how to beat them as well as tough interview questions.   This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Brainteasers are defined as puzzles or problems whose solution require thought, unconventional thinking, and lateral thinking. Examples of common brainteasers…

Donna Sosnowski

Internship Fair – What’s In It for ME?

What are you doing this summer?  Have you considered gaining experience in a career that interests you?  Or trying something new?  It’s a great idea, but how can you make it happen? This Thursday, February 4th, CCD is hosting our annual Internship Fair.  Where else can you meet 40+ companies in a few hours?  When…

Caroline Hayes

Don’t forget the “Thank You”!

The campus recruiting cycle is in full swing right now with interviews.  Since early September, students have been polishing their resumes & cover letters, attending every employer event that has come to campus, networking as hard as they can and finally….. land an interview!  I have seen so many students this semester work extremely hard…

Donna Sosnowski

Networking, Why?

Oh No, Do I Have to Network? Do you get that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear the advice “You need to network”?   Many people seem to have a negative connotation of networking, but I think it’s built on false assumptions.  What is networking anyway?  The dictionary defines it as:…

Brenda Kostyk

Interview Prep — How To Succeed Before, During and After the Interview

With a robust array of job and internship postings, a steady stream of employers visiting CCD to interview students, and my calendar full of appointments with students looking for ways to sharpen their interviewing skills, I wanted to bring your attention to a great opportunity to do just that.  Next Wednesday, March 11, at 7:30…

Interview Mistakes Bright People Make-College Students

By: Andrea Rice If you are interviewing for a highly competitive position or looking for a job in a down market, you can’t afford to make these common mistakes. 1. Insufficient knowledge of key job details. At a high level, most people understand the key skills relevant for their target job (e.g. teamwork, communication, problem…