First Year at Babson

Note to First-Year Self

Dear Self, RELAX. Take it easy… and trust the process. You’re as prepared as you need to be for this next phase in your life. Don’t worry. You will make those lasting friendships, you will choose the right organizations to get involved in, and your successful future is already secure as long as you can…

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Donna Sosnowski

Welcome From the Director, Fall 2016

Dear Parents, Throughout the summer, the Undergraduate Center for Career Development has been working feverishly to develop a robust offering of career focused programming for the fall. Feverishly, you say?  With the recruiting cycle for many companies moving to early fall, for both full time and internship opportunities, we have revised our programming to ensure…

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rkinyua1

Internship in Rwanda… Why NOT?

For every person I have casually informed that I will be interning in Rwanda this summer, the automatic reply has consistently been, “Why Rwanda?” This instinctive inquiry, often given with a wide-eyed questioning look has eventually become bemusing. Given that I spent six weeks during this summer interning at Ernst & Young’s Boston office, it…

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Babson San Francisco

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

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Donna Sosnowski

Thursday, January 7th 2016 – Babson Connects students, alumni & more in NYC and Miami

Babson Connect-Miami January 7th was a beautiful day in Miami and perfect for the Grove Harbor Marina venue, where we hosted the 3rd annual Miami Babson Connect.  More than 130 attendees; undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff gathered to network and learn about opportunities in Cuba. Imagine a former airplane hangar, now housing…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

The Importance of Trying New Things

 This article was written by Peer Career Ambassador Michael Horbowy ‘18 All my life I have loved to try new things: food, sports, cultures, etc. But for some reason, I did not apply this mindset to my career search. One day during my senior year of high school, I read a cool article on Investment…

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Peer Career Ambassadors

Keep a Positive Cash Flow

This post was written by Shun Ping Huang ’17, CCD Peer Career Ambassador. Being broke is a part of the general college experience. However, as Babson students, many already have investments and complex tax returns, but neither indicate a positive cash flow. Here are some tips on how to save your internship money and keep a positive…

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Donna Sosnowski

Networking, Why?

Oh No, Do I Have to Network? Do you get that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear the advice “You need to network”?   Many people seem to have a negative connotation of networking, but I think it’s built on false assumptions.  What is networking anyway?  The dictionary defines it as:…

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