Career Development

Emily Besen

NOT A TYPO: Recruiting for Summer 2019 in some industries will start AS EARLY AS SUMMER 2018

Some competitive companies, such as Amazon, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, ETC. are opening Summer 2019 applications as early as May, June or July 2018. That’s not a typo.  In order to recruit the best talent, some companies are opening their applications one full year before the start of the internship/job. While applications will likely stay…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Why “Bad” Internships Aren’t All That Bad

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Ji Hwan Kim ’18 Imagine working hard all school year to get that dream internship. You’ve gotten good grades to boost your GPA, gone to numerous CCD events, reviewed your resume a thousand times, and had your friend help with mock interviews. Now that you’ve arrived…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

5 Tips for your LinkedIn Profile!

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Rumeer Keshwani ’20 Hello Babson students! I am writing this quick LinkedIn guideline so that YOU can make sure that you are representing yourself professionally online. Everyone understands that social media is important. Well, employers fall into that category too. They turn to social media websites…

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Nishant Udeshi

Gaining Hands-On Consulting Experience with BCAP

Every MBA student dreams of being a consultant – finishing that fancy presentation while sipping on the 3rd cup of coffee, occasionally looking through the big glass window to see the sun setting behind the city skyline. Is that what a regular day is like at the Boston Consulting Group? We don’t know yet, but…

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Graduate Center for Career Development

SEDEX: Going Beyond Compliance Saves the Planet

Sedex is a non-profit organization that aims to make it simpler to do business that’s good for everyone. It is the world’s largest collaborative platform for sharing responsible sourcing data on supply chains, and offers tools to help its members manage their performance around labour rights, health and safety, the environment, and business ethics. Every…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Black Affinity Conference – Owning it: 360°

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alexis Cohen ’19 Two weekends ago, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, current students, faculty and alum from around the country gathered for the Black Affinity Conference on Babson’s Wellesley and Boston campuses. With the theme of “Owning It: 360°”, the conference was filled with many…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

The Importance of Underclassmen Work Experience

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Luke Martiros ’21 As an underclassman starting my second semester at Babson College, I realize that I should start thinking about my personal career development more. However, I do not know what industry I want to pursue yet. When searching for internships, I try to look…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

5 Tips for Effective Networking

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Shreya Shah ’20 You all may have heard how important networking is, especially when you attend a college like Babson. When you need help finding a job for the summer, you are told to network. When you need to gather information about study abroad opportunities, you…

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Jay Robie

Babson Graduate Students Keep Expanding their Networks

The 5th annual Babson Boston Connect, held on November 30th, 2017, drew a large number of attendees to the HubSpot offices in Cambridge. The event was organized by the Graduate Center for Career Development and Babson’s Events Management Office and was open to all of the current graduate students (One Yr and Two Yr MBA,…

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Cheri Paulson

Career Progress Beyond the Classroom at Babson

Babson’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business was recently named No. 3 for career progress by the Financial Times. To me, this comes as no surprise—as the senior director of our Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD), I have the privilege of working closely with our graduate students throughout their Babson journey. And I’ve seen…

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