Defining Your Babson

Overall Experience

One thing I’ve learned this summer is to engage in as many task as you can during your short internship experience to see whether the place is a great fit for you. There were so many things that I’d never thought I’d be interested in. For example, in my internship, I had to run client…

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Managing a Group of High School Athletes

As a young intern, I wanted to make a good impression on my group of high school athletes not only by being a good coach but also by being very friendly. Everything I read about how to be a good intern suggested always having an upbeat attitude with a smile on your face, I think…

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Maturing

As a kid in school growing up you think that summer is the greatest time because you do not have to go to school, you do not have to wake up early, and you do not have to do any work. Every kid loved to relax in the summer sun. However, when transitioning into college,…

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Startup in the Entertainment Industry

Startups are never easy; each one has their own struggle it goes through. The company I interned for just finished its second year in the Entertainment industry, as a TV show. Even though the company is a TV show that is based off a renowned newspaper that does not mean they will get special treatment.…

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Social Networking Should Not be About You

Hate to break it to you but social networking is not about you. Instagram, in some peoples perspectives, affirms your worth, or unworth, through the amount of likes and follows you receive. LinkedIn may internally validate your ego in you believing you are more important, or more acknowledged than the day before. Though it is…

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Just Say “Hi”

The main purpose of internships is to show the intern what actually occurs in the real world and not just in the classroom. However, there is also another purpose to internships, which we hear about all the time, and that is to network. Internships give you the opportunity to network with people in the industry…

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A Different Type of Place

Every company in every industry has a department in finance and, depending on the industry, has different purposes for the company. Where I Interned this summer the finance department looked over expenses and makes sure all the finances are on budget, as well as forecasted future budget reports (of course that is not all the…

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Key takeaways from summer internship

As I ended my summer internship, I would like to thank Fosun Group for providing this amazing experience I have with the team and in New York City. I found that healthcare/bio-tech is definitely my passion, and I would like to pursue this in the future. What I did in the summer was very meaningful…

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Every Experience is meaningful!

My experience as a residence assistant at Babson has taught me to listen and be more aware about my surrounding. I have seen these skills transfer into my daily life and my internship as well. It has been easy for me to adapt to the culture because I learned to listen and observe. I did…

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What Does Being Actively Present in Collaboration Look Like?

I am blessed to say that Babson has given me the collaborative experience of a lifetime. From starting a business freshman year, to dynamic group projects sophomore year to job fairs and career development seminars, Babson has been training me to be a collaboration expert from the beginning. I am grateful to say that I…

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