Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Volunteering

Peer Career Ambassadors

Staying Productive During Winter Break

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador Calvin Wang ’19. It’s 2 pm on a Wednesday, you just got out of bed and had some pastries for “lunch.” You sit down to spend yet another day aimlessly scrolling through Instagram in one hand and choosing the next Netflix series to binge on with…

Emily Besen

Peace Corps to Entrepreneurial Career: What’s the connection?

“Once you have hitchhiked across Africa with ten bucks in your pocket, starting a business doesn’t seem too intimidating.” So said Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings when asked about how his experience in the Peace Corps influenced his career. Reed Hastings is just one example of the many Peace Corps volunteers who recall the experience…

Abby

Cradles to Crayons: Snapshot of Volunteering at Babson

Brrrrr! As I stood at PepsiCo this past Saturday, with cold hands and feet, I was amazed at how many people were willing to take time out of their day to sort through donations. This weekend Babson hosted Cradles to Crayons and opened an invitation for all to come and donate part of their Saturday…

Hannah Moriggi

“The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.”

Reporting to you LIVE from Red Bank, New Jersey! Before heading out on the road for travel, several colleagues told me that some high schools give “goodie bags” to visiting Admission Counselors. Immediately I felt a wave of nostalgia for my elementary school days when we all used to receive goodie bags before leaving birthday…