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Networking On Campus

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Aditya Agarwal ’22 If you go to Babson, you’ve probably heard that networking is a necessity since the first day of class. Nowadays, it is almost impossible to receive an interview for a highly competitive job at a prestigious firm without a referral, and networking has…

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Optimizing Your Winter Break

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Rabell ’21. While finals and final presentations may be our main focus right now, winter break is quickly approaching. Here at Babson, we get a long winter break of about 5 weeks off. I am sure most of you have already made plans for the…

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Internships & International Students

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Natalia Castellanos ‘21 Exploring the world of internship opportunities as an international student is an exciting and challenging feat. Although competition for internship opportunities is high,  There are many valuable skills that you, as an international student, bring to employers. Here are some things to keep in…

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ALPFA National Convention 2019

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Julian Parra ’20. From August 3rd to August 6th, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2019 ALPFA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. At a high level, this weekend was filled with workshops about topics like wealth creation, professional development, and Latino representation in the workforce. Over…

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Career Expo as Underclassmen

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Aditya Agarwal ‘22 College is an exciting, yet anxious time for many first-year students. It is many students’ first time away from home, and while this may be a fun time, it is also the time to start developing a professional career. The largest professional event…

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Be a Sponge

In my opinion, an intern’s number one priority should be to learn as much as possible about the position, company and industry that he finds himself in. Surely, interns can learn a lot through doing the work that they are tasked with completing, but, especially in the case of an internship, this work can often…

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Don’t Forget About the People

Due to the fast-paced nature of most internships, networking often takes a backseat to the completion of job-related tasks. I am not criticizing this truth, for the main purpose of internships are to gain work experience, and, perhaps, to prove one’s worth to a company. I am, however, suggesting that taking even a few minutes…

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How I Overcame My “Networking” Fears

The idea of introducing myself to successful people has always terrified me. Overcoming this fear, also known as networking, has been one of my top goals for the past three years of my life. Incredibly, a few days ago, during a work-related event, a co-worker complimented my “networking skills”. As soon as he said that…

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