Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Summer

Sharon Chin

Five Quotes from a Twenty-something Entrepreneur

On the first day of my internship, I told Addy, one of the founders of Kapten & Son, that his name was also a nickname for a drug. He chuckled. There are three founders of Kapten & Son. When Kapten decided to focus on the US as its primary growth market, Addy picked up his…

Donna Sosnowski

What is Your Summer Story?

So, what have you been up to this summer?  Across all class years, I am always amazed at the diversity of your summer experiences.  Whether you’re interning, have a part time or full time job, working at summer camp, traveling, taking courses, or simply enjoying time at home, you will hear from faculty, friends, and…

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,…

Donna Sosnowski

Summer in the City…or Wherever Your Summer Experience Leads You

Another rigorous semester comes to an end and our students are off and running for the summer.  Many have secured internships, are continuing their classes, studying in the US or abroad, traveling the globe, working in the neighborhood, or pursuing their passions.  These diverse opportunities provide skills/competencies and character building for our students as they…

Where I Go From Here: Takeaways

Upon completion of my summer internship I thought back to where I started back on May 23rd. I was stepping into my first summer internship – an internship that didn’t have a set program and had no real path. After having a sudden internship change between two separate organizations in a matter of 2 days,…

Babson San Francisco

Week 7: SF Summer Venture Program

All 11 teams at Babson San Francisco are building momentum and preparing for the August 4th Venture Showcase! This week, we had two *Hot Seats* and speakers Brad Kondracki and Mike Pestana from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati (WSGR) and CiCi MacDonald from Chew on this Storytelling. We also had special guest Will Lamb, Dean of Babson’s…

Isabel Whitaker Esteve

Life as an Assistant Fashion Buyer!

My internship as an assistant buyer has been a great learning experience! The fashion department at RTR is composed by the buying, planning and merchandising teams. All three work very close together to determine what products to buy, the amount of inventory to buy, what to merchandise, etc. As a buying intern I have participated…

Lee Goldstein

Summer reading for business and entrepreneurs!

Summer reading is no longer just a school assignment. To stay ahead in today’s competitive market, it is important to be well-read. You never know when you’ll have to make small talk, and you don’t want your mind turning to mush over the summer. JP Morgan recently released its 2016 summer reading list, choosing the…

Babson San Francisco

Week 4: SF Summer Venture Program

Lot’s of happenings @ Babson San Francisco! We had a very eventful week including 3 all star speakers Elliott Adams (Customer Development), Armando Biondi (Growth Strategies), and Dwight Gertz (Decisions), our 5th *Hot Seat*, a Gari focus group, office hours with mentors, and we celebrated IdaRose’s birthday! Elliott, one of our SVP advisors, gave an overview of the business…

jbailey2

Sales, Marketing, and Data, Oh My!

Myself and the other two interns, Brandon and Wyatt, have been working at the Melanoma Foundation of New England for a few weeks now and I have had a chance to survey a couple different types of work. For the first few weeks we worked mostly in sales by calling each of the organizations that…