Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Travel

Babson San Francisco

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

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

What can I do with my business degree abroad?

This post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Jenny Hai ‘16 There are less than 100 days left in this semester. Graduation is looming and there are still no job prospects that truly hits the heart. “What are your plans after graduation?” asked all 286 relatives over winter break. While all my peers in finance…

Babson San Francisco

Semester in SF Orientation

Welcome to our fourth group of ugrads in San Francisco! Throughout the Spring 16 semester, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the colorful, creative, and vibrant City by the Bay. During orientation, students bonded with faculty, staff, and peers, while learning about the Bay Area’s history and entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together, the ugrads…

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…

Babson San Francisco

5 Things I’ve Learned So Far in San Francisco

5 Things I’ve Learned So Far in San Francisco My first week in San Francisco was eye-opening. I grew up in Boston for the majority of my life before I decided that I needed to experience living in another setting. Let me tell you beforehand, there are many differences between west coast and east coast ways of life…

Babson San Francisco

Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…

Ashley Gerber

Why My Friends Think I Never Did Any Work

One of the difficulties I encountered in my internship was that I was in a foreign country, and not just anywhere, I was in Israel!  If you have ever been to Israel and even if you have not, you should know that Israel is a beautiful country.  I was interning in Haifa, a coastal city…

D Coley

Say Yes and You’ll Figure It Out Afterward

  This summer working for Evol8tion gave me a lot of freedom that I reference in “Why Startups are Ideal Nurturing Young Minds.” In that freedom, I recognized a small, yet important, lesson that I think is important to mention. It’s a message made popular by Tina Fey a couple years ago.      …

Brandon Schwartz

From a Dorm Room Conversation to Landing in Ethiopia

Just three months ago, I was interviewing with a start-up in San Francisco, when I received an email from one of their recruiters saying that they were no longer looking for interns, as the company was beginning to reassess their future. At that point, the one place I was really hoping to work for this…