Undergraduate Blog / Tag: learning

Harry Liu

The Internship Search

This is my first post for my summer internship at Mid-Market Securities in New York City. I am a rising senior and my ideal career path is to pursue in the investment banking industry now and further on after my graduation. First of all, I would like to talk about how I got into the…

Muna Salad

Slow Beginning, Fast Ending

For the first few weeks, I have not done any heavy work that kept me busy for the whole day. However, last week was the first week that I felt like I was actually busy. All of the sudden, my team members were assigning me more tasks. At the beginning, my co-workers were teaching me…

Alisson Amaral

Adaptability and the sales process

This summer I have been having an amazing opportunity to intern back home at a startup focused on education. As I mentioned in the previous post, one of the main reasons that influenced me to choose a startup instead of a big corporation was the flexibility in the program. I was offered the opportunity to…

Jose Damasceno

Challenge yourself

Building a website over the whole week. My boss finished the work and said: I think we need a coder. I cannot handle it by myself. Intrigued, I asked: I could learn and finish everything. He said: I do not think there is enough time. I will find someone and you do something else. After…

Xueer Ning

Industries are Interconnected

One of the things that I did not expect about working in the financial industry as an intern is that I would learn about so many other industries. I assumed that my role would mean that I would learn about the workings of the finance industry. However, in a stock brokerage firm, you end up…

alora1

The Struggle in Refraining to Over Water My Seeds

Friday June 15th, 2018, marked the end of the second week in my internship with StreetLight Data. In working for a data collection consulting company specialized in transportation, many aspects of my job include tasks and knowledge that Babson has not entirely prepared me for, such as privacy screening of our LBS data to ensure…

Julia Dean

The Value of a Mentor

More than a month has passed since I began my internship. It has been an unforgettable experience. Not only have I learned valuable lessons in the business, marketing, and lifestyle fields that I could never learn from a class or textbook, I have learned the value of a mentor. I have had the pleasure of shadowing…

Atiya Sharmin

Always Make Sure You Are Learning – Private Equity Graduate Course

Hello Babson, Last Monday, I concluded my first graduate course as a part of my internship, trophy and all! ACG University is the name of the program my company started in partnership with Fordham University Graduate School of Business Administration, in which, professionals interested in entering the private equity market took a “Private Equity Dealmaking…

Grace Morton

If You’re Not Happy, Do Something About It!

Starting the summer off with high hopes and high expectations, I entered my internship at a local brewery ready for an adventure. At the brewery, I had the position of the Summer Marketing Intern. From what I had learned from my interview and job description, I would be helping the marketing team prepare for summer…