Defining Your Babson

Peer Career Ambassadors

Lessons from the Startup World

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Natalia Castellanos ’21. After immersing myself in the startup world during this past summer, I realized that I gained lots of knowledge and skills through experiential learning. The startup world is challenging and invigorating because it requires constant problem-solving. What makes it so is the fact that…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Donna Sosnowski

How to Work Career EXPO

Change is in the air and on the trees as the leaves turn color and apples abound.  The career search process is also changing (particularly for Finance, Consulting and Accounting), as companies move their application deadlines earlier and earlier for both full time and internship opportunities.  For students seeking full time and/or internships and organizations…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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,…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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.…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

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…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog