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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…

Metlife – Analyst

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: Analyst Number of Interviewers: 1 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 100% ·         Technical: 40% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”:60% ·         “Easy”: 40% How friendly were your…

Strategic Financial Partners – Financial Services Representative

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: Financial Services Rep. Number of Interviewers: 1 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 100% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”:58% ·         “Easy”: 42% How friendly were your interviewers:…

United Technologies – Financial Leadership Development Program

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: FLDP Number of Interviewers: 2 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive, HR representative, Alum Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 100% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”:73% ·         “Easy”: 18% ·         “Difficult”: 9 How…

Newstar Financial – Analyst

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: Analyst Number of Interviewers: 1 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive, alum, Vice President Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 80% ·         Technical: 60% ·         Case: 10% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”: 30%…