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Slow Beginning, Fast Ending

For the first few weeks, I have not done any heavy work that kept me busy for the whole day. However, last week was the first week that I felt like I was actually busy. All of the sudden, my team members were assigning me more tasks. At the beginning, my co-workers were teaching me…

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As my internship comes to a close…

As my internship comes to a close, I want to reflect on a couple of things that I’ve learned. First of all, if you get assigned a task, always get it done on time. It’s very rare that I finish something and have free time on my hands. If I don’t have work, it is…

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Connecting the Dots

Since I only work closely with one of the many teams that FRT has, it is difficult to comprehend everything that FRT does. However, it is up to the intern to seek that knowledge through different ways. These are couple of things that I did over the last few weeks that has helped to understand…

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Ways to Save Money While At Summer Internships

College students are not known to be the most wealthy demographic. While we strive at school to save our money, summer internships (particularly those that are unpaid) should not be treated any differently. If anything, we should be more conscious. Below are some tricks to help stretch that last dollar from the beginning of the…

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The Struggle in Refraining to Over Water My Seeds

Friday June 15th, 2018, marked the end of the second week in my internship with StreetLight Data. In working for a data collection consulting company specialized in transportation, many aspects of my job include tasks and knowledge that Babson has not entirely prepared me for, such as privacy screening of our LBS data to ensure…

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How to Maximize Your Internship

Now that my internship at NatureBox is coming to an end, I have been able to reflect on the many lessons I had the opportunity to learn over the Summer. Three lessons, in particular, stood out to me immediately. With these three, I was able to create immense value, maximize my time at my internship,…

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10 Weeks of Clarity

Around this time two months ago, I had already been 3 weeks into my internship. When I look back at my mental state (in terms of career development) then and now, everything has changed. I started the internship without fully knowing what it would entail. The interview process helped in highlighting some major projects I…

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My Summer

I was asked to write several blog posts for Babson about my summer experience at Horizons School of Technology. I learned so much in just the first day at Horizons that I could have written all of them just off the knowledge of those first 12 hours. Instead I chose to wait until the end…

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That’s A Wrap, Folks!

My ten-week internship program as a Business Strategy Intern at Arnold Worldwide, the creative advertising arm of Havas, has flown by faster than I could have ever imagined. During this time, I had the pleasure of working with a group of amazing people with backgrounds in consulting and analytics. My work this Summer can be…

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I Should Have Said Something

Summer is coming to an end and so is my internship at a particular lingerie and lounge wear company. I wish I could say I learned a lot from my internship but the truth is, I only learned one extremely important lesson: Do not get taken advantage of. It is safe to say that many…

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