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Creating Opportunity

Since my last blog post, I had the incredible opportunity to meet with the Executive Vice President of the Philadelphia Phillies. His father was once a part owner of the Phillies and he grew up with the organization. I was able to get in contact with him through my hitting coach, and it emphasized the…

Networking While Interning

Networking is a crucial element in developing your professional life. As you intern this summer, take into account that although you might be designated to a specific team and usually stick with that team for the summer, there can be a vast amount of other people that you can get to know if your firm…

Tommy Wang

My Reflection after a Short Chat with one of my Colleagues

This summer, I am interning at Soteria Networks, a start-up tech company based in Natick, MA as a business analyst intern. As a mentioned in previous homework, the small office allows me to interact with people from different departments. Last week, I invited David, the chief technician of the company to have lunch together. At…

Jacob Heller

I’ve always been an Intern

I’ve always been an Intern Since junior year of high school, I have always had at least one internship. I have gotten used to juggling coffees, sweeping the floors — doing the things that no one else wants to do. Although it may not always be the most glamorous position in a company, being an…

Benjamin Crawford

Communicate, Communicate, Communicate

Before diving into my email/contact follow up schedule, a quick update on my internship. Phew, cannot believe that three weeks has already gone by, it feels like I started yesterday. I have been staffed on five projects: a turnaround where I am working directly with the CEO, a sell side where I will be sitting…

How I found an internship in Babson Connect Madrid?

In Babson, we always hear about the importance of networking and how it is so essential during job or internship search. I realized that I haven’t understood the actual importance until I actually found my summer internship in Babson Connect Madrid. Every year in Turkey, Babson’s Turkish alumni, including the ones who graduated in 1998,…

Jacob Heller

Getting the Most From Your Internship

Since my Sophomore year of high school, I have always had at least one internship. From all of these experiences, I have gotten my share of coffees in addition to getting my share of feedback from managers. From those experiences and feedback, I have come up with a few things that can set you apart…

Benjamin Crawford

The Power of a Network

Internships are extremely competitive no matter what sector you are going into, so gaining a leg up on the competition is key to success. We work for hours on creating the perfect resume and cover letter (CL) that, frankly, can easily be lost among the hundreds of applications that recruiters must go through. In this…

Caroline Hayes

Summer 2019 Recruiting Update: It’s May. Let’s Get Organized!

By now you know that recruiting has officially begun at some companies for Summer 2019 (yes, that’s right, Summer 2019).  If you didn’t know, take a look here. The Hoffman Undergraduate Center for Career Development is reaching out to help you get organized and prepared to submit applications this summer.  Taking the time now to…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Rotman International Trading Competition

Post by Elena Yang ’20 Representing Babson at the Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) in Toronto was one of the most memorable weekends of my life. To give some background, RITC is the world’s largest 3-day simulated market challenge in which we trade cases such as BP Commodities, MATLAB Volatility, and Schonfeld Algorithmic trading against…