Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Networking

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking Last summer, when in the midst of my film production internship at Lifesong Organization, they had shown me all of their portfolio work. One of the works in their portfolio was a testimonial series. Specifically, there was one video of a man sharing his near life death…

Sumer Sen

Ways to Take Initiative at a Startup

One of the biggest benefits of working at a startup is the large amount of responsibility you can get. Unlike at corporate companies, interns at early-stage startups usually have direct access to company leadership, work on a variety of projects, and produce work that has a direct impact on company culture/performance. The structure of early-stage…

Four tips on how to master virtual informational interviews

Alright. Let’s talk about the subject that makes most people nervous. Networking. If you’re like me, you probably know that informationals are the key to networking. Yet it’s one of the hardest art to master, especially if you’re doing it over video or phone. I’m someone who connects with people much better in person, where…

Annie Bergeron

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Recruiting is OPEN at Babson

Babson College Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) invites you to join us VIRTUALLY this fall to build your brand and identify talent for your organization! Babson’s top priority has been – and continues to be – the health and safety of our community. Recently, the College announced our Return to Campus plan…

The Crucible: How I’ve Overcome Losing My Internship

2020 has undoubtedly been a crucible. It has been a year of natural disasters, political unrest, social justice movements, and the Covid-19 pandemic. However, in the midst of the chaos, 2020 has also been a year for change and reflection. Like many others, I lost my internship in the spring. I was on track to…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking Over Breaks

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Martiros ’21 Breaks from college can be a great way to recharge and recover from the constant studying and classes of the semester thus far, but there’s a lot of opportunity for networking and internship search if you’re willing to put in the work.  One…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Career Takeaways from a Senior

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Julian Parra ’20 Reflecting on my career development journey throughout my four years at Babson, I am in awe as to how quickly time has gone by. I also acknowledge the plethora of resources and information out there that Babson offers its students that more people…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking On Campus

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Aditya Agarwal ’22 If you go to Babson, you’ve probably heard that networking is a necessity since the first day of class. Nowadays, it is almost impossible to receive an interview for a highly competitive job at a prestigious firm without a referral, and networking has…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Should First-Years go to the Spring Career Fair?

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Julian Parra ’20. You found out that the Spring Career Fair is going to be taking place on Thursday, February 27, 2020, at BRAC. You saw it in the newsletters, you heard from friends, and maybe even spoke to a career advisor about the event and…