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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…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Managing Your Applications

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shun Ping Huang ’17. As Babson students, applying to one internship or job application is never enough; we like to apply to multiple opportunities. How do you keep track of all the opportunities you apply to? Most job boards, like Career Connections, keep a record of…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking: Mistakes you Don’t Know You’re Making

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Stela Maksutaj (’17). Networking (ˈnetˌwərk): socioeconomic business activity by which business people and entrepreneurs meet to form business relationships and to recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities, share information and seek potential partners for ventures. How intimidating! The word networking itself is off putting to some…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Finding Motivation for Full Time Job Applications

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ‘17 Seniors- It’s finally our year to shine. But although reaching our fourth year seems like a milestone to the outside world, we all feel the elephant in the room- FULL TIME JOBS. Pressures for landing a full time job are seeping in, and as…

Jaime Doherty

Calling all SENIORS….

We hope you had a fabulous spring break wherever you traveled (or stayed!) Now that break is over and the snow is melting, likely for some of you, the reality is hitting that your college career (like the snow!) is coming to a close… BUT, but have no fear, CCD is here to help you…

Constituent Services vs. Customer Service

        vs.          Throughout the summer, I have managed to stay very busy by taking on two positions: my congressional internship with Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) and my part-time job as customer service associate with JCPenney. While both have its benefits and challenges, as one may suspect, they have…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Leveraging Your Personal “Code Halo”

This post was written by Jaclyn Gaines ’16, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. I recently read the book, Code Halos: How the Digital Lives of People, Things, and Organizations are Changing the Rules of Business, which is written by Malcolm Frank, Paul Roehrig, and Ben Pring. Essentially, the book talks about Big Data and how it…

Caroline Hayes

March Madness with Sales! Google, Acquia, EMC, Fidelity Investments, Oracle, Tech Target and Yelp – Oh My!

This post was written by Jaime Doherty and Caroline Hayes, Undergraduate Center for Career Development, Babson College March Madness with Sales!  Google, Acquia, EMC, Fidelity Investments, Oracle, Tech Target and Yelp – Oh My! Over the course of 3 evenings, UG CCD hosted the following companies on our campus: Google, Acquia, EMC, Fidelity Investments, Oracle,…

Post College…

Can’t I just be a permanent student? My suite-mates and I grapple with this idea almost daily. Especially as the job search emails from CCD come in weekly, friends are interviewing, and other people are even receiving job offers! I’ve put a lot of effort into avoiding all of the above, but it  has come…