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Expanding your Network

As a rising junior, I’m guilty of feeling as though I have all the time in the world to network in order to find a job after graduation. That was until I encountered a woman on an express bus while on my way to work who sparked up conversation with me. It started with her complimenting…

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Communication is Key

I have now been doing my internship for Spike TV for five weeks which is halfway through the duration of my summer program. I have come to realize that communication is key when doing an internship. The primary mode of communication in my department seems to be email. This allowed me to practice my emailing…

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A Journalist’s Tips for Entrepreneurs

The Summer Venture Program hosted New York Times reporter Glenn Rifkin for a Lunch and Learn session a few weeks ago. Rifkin has been a columnist at the Times for over 20 years and publishes articles ranging from obituaries (his exclusive Marvin Minsky obituary trended worldwide on Twitter), to detailing exciting new businesses. Companies featured…

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The Perks of Working in Media

I am now about three weeks into my internship, and it’s been great! I have settled into a comfortable routine and have completed numerous tasks. To name a few, I did episode building of the show “Jail” to be published on the website, watched episodes of the hit show “Bar Rescue” to find good clips, and simply…

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Putting the “Spotlight” on Business Analytics as a Career Option

Information Sessions. Mini flash cases. Career Conversations. These are just a few of the ways that the Babson Graduate Center for Career Development (CCD) has engaged with its Employer Partners over the past year, but this spring, a new kind of engagement arose – the Industry Career Spotlight. On February 3rd, 10 companies gathered in…

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My First Week at Viacom

Hi, my name is Patrice Henry and this summer I will be working for Viacom, under Spike TV’s Digital department. My role as an intern for this media company is to assist with whatever tasks need to be completed in the office. The way that I found this internship was through the Posse Career Board…

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Don’t Fold Your Arms

Whether you realize it or not, you are always communicating.  Taking pictures of live events has helped me better tune into body language–both good and bad. When floating about a networking session at MassChallenge, I am scanning the scene for active and lively discussion.  Thankfully, these people are easy to find: their hands contour an…

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