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Peer Career Ambassadors

Breathe

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Luke Martiros (’21) Breathe The semester is coming to an end and I cannot believe how fast it has gone. It felt like just a few days ago that I was back on campus for the start of my Sophomore year. While time has gone by…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Starting a PCA Role

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Martiros (’21) As a new Peer Career Ambassador at the Undergraduate Center for Career Development at Babson, I’m trying to both fulfill the role in order to help better my peers, and also learn everything there is to know about this new job, and how…

Friends in the Workplace

When I started to work at my internship I was very anxious. A lot of the people I was around were accomplished artists and creatives that I had admired for a very long time. Meanwhile the only recognized artwork I had was a framed drawing from my oil period on display in my parent’s basement.…

Excel in Excel

Hi all, thanks for tuning in. So, I spent the last week migrating over our internal reporting and metrics SaaS offering from Excel to, at first, R, then Python. There is some pride in the fact that the workflow eventually shifted from Excel- to Python-intensive. I like to think that my Excel-bonded peers are living…

Finance for Impact

This summer I’m interning at Flat World Partners, an impact investing firm. I’m working to plan the build- and roll-out of Exponential, their proprietary ESG impact investing analytics and reporting platform. While I am on the Exponential team, I also have the opportunity to work with the advisory and alternative investment platform arms of the…

Just ask me my Pronouns

[Disclaimer: It is important to note that I am speaking from my experience, and I don’t speak for the whole trans community. It is also important to note that in some companies/ industries it isn’t safe for trans people to be out or share their pronouns for fear of being alienated, fired, verbally abused etc.…

Uncertainty

Now we all know Babson college loves risk. They laud it above all else, claiming it to be a integral part of all entrepreneurship endeavors. They use the word in every class, every social group, every extracurricular activity, simply everywhere. Hell they even love to take huge risks as an institution, clearly evidenced by the…

Karen Macias

Crafting My Own Internship Experience

Hey, Y’all! I hope everyone’s summer is off to a great start. Like many students, I do not really have a clear idea about what it is I want to pursue after college, but I felt the pressure and need to explore this summer through an internship. As I looked for internships through Indeed, LinkedIn,…

Babson San Francisco

Semester in San Francisco (Spring 2017)

Since fall 2014, Babson ugrads have had the opportunity to spend a Semester in San Francisco, a city known for its entrepreneurial activity, disruptive technology, and culture of innovation. The SF Bay Area is home to some of the most influential businesses + startups in the world and is the leading center for venture capital investment. Most…