Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Networking

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Be a Sponge

In my opinion, an intern’s number one priority should be to learn as much as possible about the position, company and industry that he finds himself in. Surely, interns can learn a lot through doing the work that they are tasked with completing, but, especially in the case of an internship, this work can often…

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Don’t Forget About the People

Due to the fast-paced nature of most internships, networking often takes a backseat to the completion of job-related tasks. I am not criticizing this truth, for the main purpose of internships are to gain work experience, and, perhaps, to prove one’s worth to a company. I am, however, suggesting that taking even a few minutes…

Analia Colffer Jaquet

How I Overcame My “Networking” Fears

The idea of introducing myself to successful people has always terrified me. Overcoming this fear, also known as networking, has been one of my top goals for the past three years of my life. Incredibly, a few days ago, during a work-related event, a co-worker complimented my “networking skills”. As soon as he said that…

Johnny Bui

Luck is Preparedness Met Opportunity

Like many others during the beginning of the fall semester, my nights were spent looking for my next big opportunity for the summer. “The summer before your senior year is the most important!” They tell you. But I was ready and I was eager. After all, I didn’t transfer into Babson to be mediocre. My…

Annie Bergeron

Recruit Babson Undergraduate Talent in Spring 2019!

The Babson Undergraduate Center for Career Development is pleased to announce our 2019 Spring Recruiting Season programs and offerings are now available! We invite you to join us to build your brand on-campus and identify talent for your organization. Below please find many ways to continue to tap into Babson’s talent this Spring. We hope…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Making the Most of your Winter Break

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Vivian Hsieh ’20 As winter break is approaching, you probably have already made plans to travel around, to do an internship, or to simply rest up for the next semester to come. However, there are some things that you can do alongside your plan to best…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Networking Over Thanksgiving Break

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Pranjal Joshi (’19) Even though Thanksgiving is a great break from campus, academics and other responsibilities, it’s not a break from networking. It’s often that networking is done only when someone is looking for a job or an internship. This Thanksgiving why not send cards to…

Peer Career Ambassadors

One Step Ahead: Designing Your Own Business Card

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Sydney Huang (’20). You’ve heard it over and over: make sure you have a personal brand! This could mean anywhere from knowing your personal pitch to being mindful on how you are portraying yourself on social media. However, if you really want to make an impression,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How my Externship Jump-Started my Career Development

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Sydney Huang ’20. Applying for an externship my freshman year was one of the best choices I made at Babson. This seemingly small event served as a catalyst for my career development years to come by giving me a mentor, helping me assess what I want…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Etiquette Dinner

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Luke Martiros ’21 The day has come and you cannot believe it! PwC, your favorite company, is taking you out to dinner for the final round of interviews. It’s an Italian place, and you make the risky decision of ordering spaghetti. Seconds after your plate comes…