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A One Year MBA’s Career Development Journey

By Bernardo Heiremans, MBA One Year (2017) & Graduate Affinity Conference Scholar Bernardo Heiremans, a One Year MBA at Babson College, discusses his experience attending the Prospanica Conference as an Affinity Scholar and international student from Chile.  The Prospanica conference is the premier gathering of Hispanic business professionals, entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, universities and corporations in…

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Leveraging the MBA Summer Internship for Career Success

If you are beginning your second year of the MBA program, welcome back! Many of you have just wrapped up a summer internship, while some may continue to work part-time, others have already received a full-time offer (congrats!), and many have had their experiences come to a close. So what next and how can you…

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Easing the Employment Puzzle for International Students: An Interview with 2016 Post-Grad Fellows

One of the biggest challenges international students who study in the U.S. face is employment in the U.S. upon completing their degree. According to a recent GMAC Corporate Recruiter Survey, only 25% of U.S. companies have plans to hire and sponsor international workers this year. Reasons for this include the high legal costs associated with…

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How to Make the Most of Your Internship

As First Year MBAs you are wrapping up your schoolwork and likely getting ready to start a summer internship. Congratulations! Completing the first year of your MBA is no easy feat and we are happy for those who landed internships in their fields of interest. The internship period is an excellent time to leverage the…

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2016 Post-Graduate Consulting Fellowship for International Students

Babson’s Graduate Center for Career Development understands the challenges our international graduate students face when seeking employment in the U.S. This May will mark the second year of offering Post-Graduate Consulting Fellowships for our International Graduate students from the class of 2016. The program is designed to fulfill business needs for growing small businesses, non-profits,…

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A Lesson in Green Careers: Leveraging Business Skills for the Greater Good

This February 23rd marked Babson’s 10th Annual Green Careers Summit sponsored by Mark Donohue, Chairman & CEO of Sheffield Pharmaceuticals and Senior Fellow in Social Innovation at Babson College, and The Graduate Center for Career Development. Students interested in “Green Careers” were granted the opportunity to connect with professionals from Clean Tech, Energy, Impact Investing…

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From Walking Alone to Wheelchair Super Heroes

Over the winter break I had the chance to connect with Lejla Arapcic, a Babson One Year MBA student. Lejla shared a bit about herself and also spoke about her ongoing involvement with Wheelchair Man, now RIM Power – Redefining Normal, a company that is developing a portfolio of assistive technologies for wheelchairs, based on…

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Graduate Students Visit Boston Companies

What does a rapidly growing tech company, a startup in email tracking and a large inbound marketing company have in common? Nap rooms! This fall Graduate CCD was on the road with MBA students to learn about some of the hottest Boston area businesses including HubSpot, LogMeIn and Yesware. While on tour students had the…

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