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Peer Career Ambassadors

Lessons from the Startup World

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Natalia Castellanos ’21. After immersing myself in the startup world during this past summer, I realized that I gained lots of knowledge and skills through experiential learning. The startup world is challenging and invigorating because it requires constant problem-solving. What makes it so is the fact that…

Zarius Dubash

5 Crucial Collaboration Tools for Startups

When working in a startup, like I am, at Arist, team members are often in many places at once. In order to keep our distributed team organized, we use a number of tools for collaboration. Google Apps This is an obvious one, but Google Apps includes Gmail, Drive, Calendar, and the like. These tools are…

Julian Brandmaier

Do you have any bandwidth?

“Do you have any bandwidth?” is not a phrase I was familiar with. In fact, the last time I heard even the word bandwidth was in Joe Rogan’s podcast with Elon Musk almost a year ago where bandwidth was described as the bottleneck to humans becoming functional cyborgs thanks to smart phone technology. I know.…

Rishi Mehta

How do companies use technology?

The role technology plays in today’s world is irreplaceable. Technology does shape the way employees do their work to a great extent. At Saucey, it is used for menial tasks like making calculations, and for much more complex tasks like analyzing large volumes of data and managing the app and website which enables people to…

Raj Mehta

A New Work Environment

Working at a startup in Los Angeles has changed the way I look at the work environment in the United States. The first day of my internship itself was extremely memorable, and this was because it was something out of the ordinary. On my first day, there was a welcome lunch and the entire office…

Rishi Mehta

What do I want to achieve from my Internship?

This summer, I have the opportunity to be an intern with Saucey, an alcohol delivery company based in LA. Being an international student, my goals for the internship were somewhat unique. Before my internship began, I made a list of things I wanted to achieve from it. While making this list, the first thing I…

Business Communications and Promotion in the Era of Social Media

For the past two weeks, I have settled into my internship position at Tru, Inc., which is a start-up based in Natick, MA that produces functional performance supplements. As an intern, I am the head of Social Media Operations in regards to the outreach and management of social media influencers! What are social media influencers?…

Lauren Mariano

Squash Arrogance, Be Humble

Working at the squash startup this summer, I had the incredible opportunity to witness some of the best squash professionals on a daily basis. Between professional coaches and players, one thing they all had in common was their humility. Never boastful, they cared more about improving than winning. Their skills spoke for themselves, so talking…

Yumel Hernandez-Pascual

Does a Founder really need sales Skills?

This is actually a question I see very often asked by want to be entrepreneurs. Of course Of course I think that is one of the top qualities of a great CEO. They constantly selling to: Recruit employees Convince investors to come on board Selling their vision Selling a narrative compelling to customers Selling to…

Lauren Mariano

Empathy on the Squash Court

With how much our current culture stresses the importance of empathy in the workplace, one would think we live in a more understanding working world. While strives have been made, there is still room to grow, with 68% of CEOs claiming the state of empathy in U.S. organizations needs to change. Working at the squash…