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Perks of a Part-Time Internship

I think this is the busiest I’ve been during any of my summer vacations in Liberia. I set out this summer with a laundry list of things I wanted to accomplish. Ambitious things too. Lest I knew, conditions on the ground, the main ones being internet connection and electricity, weren’t as fitting as I’d anticipated.…

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How To Manage Like A Pro

“Hi,my name is Salome. I’m from South Africa but I study at a college in the U.S. called Babson College.” This is the standard introduction I give at work to visitors all the time but there is one big question I always get asked, “What is your educational qualification?” I confidently say that I have…

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Why This Internship Has Disrupted My Life

I wasn’t quite sure of my job description. All I knew was that I would be working for an NGO that provided hands-on science experiments for children from villages in most of Southern India. I liked the idea. I am passionate about education especially rural development via education so I agreed to this without thinking…

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Lessons on Marketing in Tanzania

As I looked outside the bus window in Tanzania, my brain brushed over the scenery, the wealth of culture and the happiness of the people. The curse of being from a business school is that you observe good business models everywhere you go. Here are some marketing strategies that stood out to me: • The…

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Join CCD and Rub Elbows with Cambridge Start Ups

Interested in connecting with entrepreneurs in one of the most heralded startup hubs in the world?  On March 27, CCD will host a select group of students to visit entrepreneurs in Central and Kendall Squares, where we will meet with Devin Cole, Director of Business Development at the Workbar Network and Anna Whitlock, Head of…

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Big Companies that Act Like Start-Ups

On a chilly winter Saturday, looking for any opportunity to rid myself of cabin fever, my six-year-old, Catherine, and I headed up the street (well okay, we drove — it was cold!) to our favorite neighborhood destination, The Waban Library Center, for a robot demonstration aimed at 6 – 11 year olds by professionals from iRobot.…

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Take a Risk

I spent time thinking about risk-taking over the winter break.  For sure, it’s part of my Babson ET&A mindset, but it likely also had something to do with getting back on alpine skis for the first time in over a decade!  As I strove to keep my fears in check, and to set a good…

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