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Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 19 in San Francisco!

Babson’s Semester in San Francisco Undergraduate Program Since Fall 2014, Babson undergraduate students have the unique 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 + high growth startups in the world…

Babson San Francisco

San Francisco’s Been Pretty Cool So Far! PART 1

Being that there are no San Francisco natives in the cohort (Gauthier excluded), there was a Golden Gate sized learning curve to living in this strange city. The three-hour orientation on what goes into compost, recycling, and trash was a whole new world to us east-coasters. But in all honesty, this city is a place…

A New Play Every Night… In London

Before coming to Babson many of you all might have heard about the long list of study abroad programs that are offered for the full year or even a semester, but you don’t tend to hear about the shorter elective abroad options that are available to you. Electives abroad are here for those like myself that may have circumstances…

Babson San Francisco

If You’re Going to San Francisco

Four weeks ago twenty-two Babson undergrads flew into the San Francisco Airport to begin their “Semester Away” in the City by the Bay.  The cohort hails from Hong Kong, Switzerland, Virginia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and many more places.  I am lucky enough to count myself among these students and I look forward to sharing…

Shazeem Siddiqi

Ghana? Are You Sure?

My first semester of sophomore year was nearing to an end and I was in the process of figuring out how my junior year was going to look. As I looked over my academic plan with my dean I realized I had the opportunity to study abroad for a semester. I did some research on…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Anamaria Najera ’17 Getting your thoughts together after studying abroad can be a challenge. Mentally, you may still be back on the beaches of Barcelona, or making Swiss chocolate in Interlaken, Switzerland. Physically, you’re in Horn Library studying for midterms and applying for jobs. If you’ve landed…

Emily Besen

Education Abroad & Your Career

In the midst of the fall recruiting season, education abroad can feel like a barrier to scoring an interview with the company of your dreams. Instead of thinking of your time abroad as a hindrance to your career goals, remember that deciding to study abroad is an investment in your personal development. Operating outside of…

Babson San Francisco

Spend Spring 2017 in San Francisco!

Interested in Tech Entrepreneurship and Startups? Immerse yourself in Silicon Valley, visit awesome tech companies, and build your Babson network on both coasts (1000+ alums in the greater San Francisco area) while earning 18 credits!   Looking back, since Fall 2014, we’ve had:  76 participants in 4 semesters 9 alumni currently living and working in the San…

Peer Career Ambassadors

International Highlight: Career in Japan

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16. Special thanks to Ryota Fuchino ‘14 for accepting the interview. Anime, pokemon, sushi, ramen, or even cherry blossoms. We’ve all heard, seen, and even experienced a part of the “land of the rising sun”. But have you ever been briefly curious about what it…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Study Abroad & Career Advances

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Stela Maksutaj ’17 The study abroad experience has students eager to face new obstacles in different cultures and environments. Although this time is focused on getting yourself out of your comfort zone and trying new things, it is important to not forget about reality and what is…