Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Summer Internship

Donna Sosnowski

Rules of the Road for Your Summer Internship

Senior executive and company founder, Laura Gassner Otting was riding in an Uber in NYC and just wrote up this list in about ten minutes of “what I wish my summer intern knew on his/her first day…” Below you will find her sage advice: Be on time. Every day, to everything. No matter how important…

Brenda Kostyk

Three Steps to Acing Your Technical Interview

Jared Silver ’19 is a first year student at Babson, whose personal mission is to change people’s lives through technology, entrepreneurship, and unconventional problem solving.  An entrepreneur and self-taught programmer, he is an active member of C.O.D.E. — Community of Developers & Entrepreneurs — a student organization where students learn and create viable software solutions for problems…

Arline MacCormack

Heading in to Internship Season: Make the Most of Your Opportunity

We’re heading in to internship season, and a blog from a colleague came across my desk this morning that I’d like to share with you. As internships can often be a path to full time employment, making the most of your internship opportunities will greatly benefit you.  Below is a segment from Rich Grant’s blog…

Brenda Kostyk

Summer 2016 — What about working for an Accelerator?

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Derek Tu (eTower President), Ryan Lupberger (eTower Community Manager), and many others at eTower’s housewarming in VanWinkle.  In addition to enjoying very loud music :), new products and concepts, relaxing in their new chairs and sofas, and simply enjoying the buzz of the event — it was great to learn what…

Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Write a Cover Letter Quickly

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Gyda Sumadi ’18. In this blog post I am going to reveal my secrets on how to write an amazing cover letter, that won’t take you forever to do! So if you are hurrying to apply to multiple positions over a short period of time, use this…

Donna Sosnowski

Internship Fair – What’s In It for ME?

What are you doing this summer?  Have you considered gaining experience in a career that interests you?  Or trying something new?  It’s a great idea, but how can you make it happen? This Thursday, February 4th, CCD is hosting our annual Internship Fair.  Where else can you meet 40+ companies in a few hours?  When…

Peer Career Ambassadors

International Highlight: Internship in Shanghai

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 Everyone, at one monumental point in their lives, has their epiphany. Fortunately, I too experienced mine during a semester abroad in Shanghai, China. Or at least in retrospect, that is what it felt like – although I have difficulty remembering the precise moment it…

Brenda Kostyk

Learning to Drink from a Fire Hose

Attending the #1 School in Entrepreneurship and living within Boston’s world-renowned Entrepreneurial Ecosystem can sometimes feel like drinking water from a firehouse.  The number of events, opportunities, and advantages is staggering.  Don’t let it paralyze you — learn how to drink from a firehouse (even if you get wet) and just get started.  Using words familiar…

Brenda Kostyk

Think Like a Brand: A New Age Approach to Build Your Career

If you had a chance to drop by Career Launch (CCD’s redesigned Resume Critique Night) in early September, you may have noticed the buzz at our Creative Career Branding Table as you waited in line for your resume or LinkedIn Profile to be reviewed by an employer.  While traditional resumes and LinkedIn profiles are still the…

Congressional Internship? Why Not?

A career in government, just the career path that every Babson student wants to pursue, right?… Not quite. Throughout my internship search and even during my internship, I quickly learned how unpopular a career in government and the public sector was among Babson students. Most of my classmates would rather lead a fruitful career in…