Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Lessons Learned

Ways to Save Money While At Summer Internships

College students are not known to be the most wealthy demographic. While we strive at school to save our money, summer internships (particularly those that are unpaid) should not be treated any differently. If anything, we should be more conscious. Below are some tricks to help stretch that last dollar from the beginning of the…

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…

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,…

Swapnika Yarlagadda

10 Weeks of Clarity

Around this time two months ago, I had already been 3 weeks into my internship. When I look back at my mental state (in terms of career development) then and now, everything has changed. I started the internship without fully knowing what it would entail. The interview process helped in highlighting some major projects I…

Nikhil Anand

My Summer

I was asked to write several blog posts for Babson about my summer experience at Horizons School of Technology. I learned so much in just the first day at Horizons that I could have written all of them just off the knowledge of those first 12 hours. Instead I chose to wait until the end…

That’s A Wrap, Folks!

My ten-week internship program as a Business Strategy Intern at Arnold Worldwide, the creative advertising arm of Havas, has flown by faster than I could have ever imagined. During this time, I had the pleasure of working with a group of amazing people with backgrounds in consulting and analytics. My work this Summer can be…

Sophia Zhu

I Should Have Said Something

Summer is coming to an end and so is my internship at a particular lingerie and lounge wear company. I wish I could say I learned a lot from my internship but the truth is, I only learned one extremely important lesson: Do not get taken advantage of. It is safe to say that many…

Sydney Huang

My Career Needs

Through my internship this summer, I learned a great deal about my work habits as well as what I want in a career. This is invaluable information as it will help me focus on what type of career to look for and what type of company culture will allow me to best succeed. Please note…

Xiaocai Lin

What’s More Stupid, Making Mistakes or Thinking about Them Again?

During my internship at the Development Department of JVS, I had been working on various projects, such as database cleanups, donation processing, and stewardship mailings. Although I tried my best to accomplish everything, I still make mistakes. There was one time that I need to mail out around 80 heavy envelopes, each contains an important…

Jenny Ho

3 Lessons from working at a Startup

Startups are exciting, fast- paced, and all around just a fun and energetic scene to be a part of. Working for a startup has been one of the best experiences I’ve had at Babson – it’s like FME, but with real stakes involved. This summer I am interning with Mighty Well, a medical accessories firm…