Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Summer Internship

Last Week

During my final week at Flat World, I was given the opportunity to see a little more of the software’s future trajectory. My work involved what Babson referred to as Entrepreneurship of All Kinds: the operational characteristics seemed to be in line with the financial services industry as a whole, but the tasks themselves did…

Viola Du

How Law is Related to Business Management II

Post continued… 1. Miscommunication It is very common that the complaint (employee)’s allegations do not line up with the respondent (employer)’s statement. It may occur that the complaint thinks he/she goes through the process of asking for accommodations and accuses for not getting that he wants. In reality, it may be the case that the…

Viola Du

How Law is Related to Business Management I

It may seem very irrelevant for a business student to work for a civil law enforcement agency. Law and business are actually related as law plays as a regulator in a business, which helps to structure the management system and set certain punishments within a company. As a legal intern working for anti-discrimination law, I…

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

Maximizing the Opportunity When There is Little Direction Given

For as long as I’ve been working, I am used to structure and a clear direction. Though at times it felt predictable, redundant, and monotonous – it was always secure. There was comfort in knowing what I had to do, and what steps I had to take to achieve it. However, the nature of work…

Painting a Mural for downtown Albany

This week began a new project organized by Albany Center Gallery: a huge mural on a highway ramp in downtown Albany, NY. The mural depicts a bright scene of music and dancing. The creation of the mural is being led by a local artist, Liz Zunon. After clocking out of my other job to come…

Lauren Mariano

Entrepreneurial Thought and Action On the Squash Court

What would my summer internship be without recognizing the ways in which ET&A is employed? Babson has it ingrained in me to assess opportunities with an entrepreneurial lens. Surprisingly, I found those elements present at the squash startup. Traditionally, squash was available only to those few who could afford to join clubs, and tournaments seen…