Peer Career Ambassadors

What the heck am I going to talk to a Director about?

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. It’s been a message that has been hammered into me through my school, faculty, family, and friends; networking is important. But there will come a point where you say “okay I’m sold….but what am I going to talk to them about?” Now my…

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Jamie Rappoport

Real World Road Rules

Although my internship ended about seven months ago, I still vividly remember how prepared I felt throughout the eight weeks. I often found myself working on teams with interns from schools other than Babson. They were students from top business schools. A common trend I found was that I was always the leader, the go-getter,…

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Brian Hickey

CGIU 2014: Takeaways for Making an Impact

Over 1,000 college students converged on Arizona State University this past weekend with a simple goal: a commitment to make a difference. It was time for the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative University Conference and the students in attendance were from all fifty states and over eighty countries. Babson College students were fortunate to be included…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Babson, The Dark Knight Rises, and Lazard

This post was written by Jacob Vick ’15, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Investment banking is, by far, one of the most competitive industries to break into as an undergraduate student; even when your school is a target for some of the top firms. Just recently, Fortune Magazine featured a story in which Goldman Sachs was…

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Blair

“Study Away” in San Francisco!

Babson has introduced a new “study away” program to begin this fall. Twenty-five students will be traveling to San Francisco for a semester to study the tech start up environment there. San Francisco is a hot bed for Tech Entrepreneurship, and home to a Babson campus. Babson has appropriately identified this opportunity to further students’…

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Rahul Daryanani

Greek Life at Babson

Greek Life at Babson has officially wrapped up its Recruitment for the 2013-2014 school year and its been a great process! Whether a new sister of Chi-Omega or a new brother of Sigma Phi Epsilon, the new members of the Greek community are already enjoying themselves and getting to know their new family. Greek life…

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Brian Hickey

Entrepreneurship on Fire

This past week I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend Bostinno’s “50 on Fire” Event in Boston through Babson, one of the event’s main sponsors. The event brings together many of Boston’s top entrepreneurs representing a wide range of professions. The event was a great way to showcase Boston’s innovative spirit and meet…

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Brenda Kostyk

‘Tis the Season for Sharing, Listening & Maybe Even Pivoting!

The Holidays — A Ripe Opportunity Amid the flurry of holiday activity now upon us, don’t forget to put on your entrepreneurial eyes and ears to listen and observe family, friends, and fellow shoppers.  Often overlooked, these folks are terrific for sourcing and testing ideas.  Consumer feedback, even at its most informal, is a smart…

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Sophan Smith

Why Create a LinkedIn Page?

I know today is Friday and Thanksgiving is right around the corner and you’re probably more concerned about how to pack up the leftovers and watching football while relaxing on the couch…. but the downtime is the perfect time to get yourself ready for spring recruiting season. Let’s talk about LinkedIn. With all the social…

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Brenda Kostyk

Taking Action

Never Underestimate the Power of Small Steps In a recent conversation with Entrepreneur Eileen Curtis, CSO (Chief Soap Officer – don’t you just love her title?!) of Sunflower Hill Soap, I was reminded that impatience, the raw urge to act, can be a wonderful virtue — and, often a critical ingredient to getting started with…

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