Peer Career Ambassadors

MCFE: Make Consulting Fun and Enlightening

This post was written by Elena Ruan ’14, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. “What do you think of MCFE? Is it easy? Should I take it if I want a chill semester?” These are the kinds of questions that I get about MCFE informally. Many people think of MCFE as another class to check off the…

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Tommaso Canetta

Tommaso’s 7-Day: Spring Break

As we kick off another week here at Babson, it’s great to have our students back from Spring Break. Babson students spent their break all over the country and the world; whether they were taking electives abroad, competing with their teams, visiting family, enjoying a well-deserved vacation, or remaining on campus, there was definitely a…

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Vicky Keller

Environmental Career Path: A Senior Student Story

  Online resources, job and internship opportunities, on campus employer engagement and student appointments focused on environmental careers continue to grow. The partnerships and activity across campus have been remarkable. Vikki Rodgers, an environmental sustainability faculty member, hosted a networking dinner event with students, faculty, alumni and me from UGCCD.  At the dinner, I shared…

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Rahul Daryanani

My 168

    At Babson, I have 168 hours to work with in any given week. Some weeks, it’s a mix of classes and meetings, but other weeks, like this one, are a little different. This week my 168 sure is “busy,” but I don’t mind it because everything I have planned is something I want…

Posted in Defining Your Babson, First Year at Babson

Vicky Keller

Don’t Forget to Share Your Story

I was fortunate enough to meet with the Natalie Taylor Scholar Senior Cohort this week to discuss how to continue and integrate service into their lives after Babson–what an inspiring group!  I learned about their senior projects whose topics range from faith, education, sports, to veterans.  I look forward to learning more as their projects…

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Vicky Keller

What Pulls at Your Heartstrings

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela As we honor and acknowledge Nelson Mendela’s legacy, I reflect on my experience as CCD’s Social Impact…

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Blair

Next Week: Finals; Next Month: Ghana

This will probably be the only time I am thrilled to say I had class from 6 to 9 pm on a Friday night and 9 am to 1 pm on a Saturday morning. But this was not just any class. This was my last pre-departure class before I leave to teach entrepreneurship in Ghana…

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Brenda Kostyk

The BIG “E” – Big Company Entrepreneurship

So far this semester, I’ve blogged on a variety of topics related to new ventures.  For those who aren’t interested (or at least not yet!) in launching their own gig; there are boundless entrepreneurial opportunities within existing ventures, such as start-ups, small businesses, or large companies.  To start, let’s talk about the BIG “E” —  Big…

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Brenda Kostyk

Don’t Be Fooled! Entrepreneurship Does Exist inside Big Box Retail!

Hi Entrepreneurship Gang!   I am currently working on a blog post regarding Big Company Entrepreneurship and hope to have it up and posted soon.  In the meantime, I wanted to highlight a terrific example of Corporate Entrepreneurship featured in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal – All Caught Up in TJ Maxx’s Web. The TJX Companies –…

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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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