Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Author: Michelle McCormack

The Benefits of Interning Abroad

Post by Allie Pelletz I never considered doing an internship in another country, let alone another language, but when I was presented with the opportunity to do so while studying abroad in Seville, Spain, I jumped at the chance. My first challenge was not only putting together my cover letter and resume, but translating it…

We eat dinner at 10?!

Post by Deena Mele, Class of 2015 Study abroad encompasses a variety of different experiences dependent on what country you decide to go to. While I could have studied abroad in a place where English was spoken (London, Australia, etc.), I chose to study abroad in Seville, Spain. Seville is located in Southern Spain, where…

Study Abroad in a Job Interview

Post by Jessica Santiago, Class of 2015 Coming back from a year of studying abroad was such an adjustment for me. Going back home was nice, but I quickly realized no one really wanted to hear all of my stories because they found it hard to understand or relate to. Though I had a lot of…

Marketing your International Experience

Post by Victoria Bills, a Peer Career Ambassador for the Undergraduate Center for Career Development Whether you went abroad last semester, or you’ve spent your past four years here at Babson after leaving your home country, companies are now working to achieve a more global mindset, and are becoming interested in study abroad and the…

Lessons Learned in Chilly Berlin

Post by Jacqueline Fan, Class of 2015 I was studying abroad in Rotterdam, Netherlands for the fall 2013 semester. Rather than just staying in Netherlands, I travelled around Europe during weekends and between exams. As I am the person who would like to plan everything ahead, I always took charge of the trip planning and…

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!

Check out what the Babson students have been up to in Barcelona! “If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em!” http://study-abroad-blog-barcelona.ciee.org/2013/10/business-culture-fall-2013-issue-i.html

S’more Perspective

Post by Zak Barry, Class of 2014 Over the past couple of weeks I have had the opportunity to befriend a family who lives in a shack at the end of our street. Beside the fact that the lot is kept vacant because it used to be a cemetery, this rolling green hill is prime…

Wrapping it all up: A Reflection on my Study Abroad Experiences

Post by Kate Mowles, Class of 2013 For me, studying abroad was about having experiences that I could not have at Babson. Even with a very diverse student body, nothing matches actually diving fully into another culture. I wanted to learn more about the world we live in because I was never really exposed to…