Graduate Blog / Career Development

An Empowering Experience

By Jerdrema Virginia Flynt, M.Ed Babson MBA Candidate ‘22 I had the opportunity and pleasure to attend the National Black MBA Association Inc Conference, which was from September 23-25, held virtually this year. I was able to sit in on a number of panels that showered me with knowledge, advice, and hope. Entering into the…

ROMBA 2018: A Student Leader’s Perspective

By Mia Di Stefano, MBA’19 The strongest business leaders are those who are able to be their authentic selves. On Oct 4, I joined 1,600 fellow LGBTQ MBAs and business graduates, professional business leaders, alumni and recruiters in Minneapolis for the Annual Reaching OUT MBA (ROMBA) conference. As Co-President of the Babson OUT Network, I…

THE INTERSECTION OF MONEY AND MEANING

By Linh Le, MBA Candidate 2019 I was fortunate to have been sponsored by the Graduate Affinity Conference Sponsorship and was able to attend the Social Capital Market (SOCAP) conference. “SOCAP is the world’s leading conference activating the capital markets to drive positive social and environmental impact – convening the marketplace at the intersection of money…

Putting the MBA to the Test at My Summer Internship

After toiling through the hectic first year of the Babson MBA, the only thing on my mind was, “What am I going to do with all this knowledge?” The best way to put this to test was with a summer internship. With some assistance from Babson’s Center for Career Development I landed a marketing internship…

How Grad CCD Helped Me Land an Internship

The first few months of grad school can be overwhelming. There are cases to read, assignments to complete, group meetings to attend, and networking to get a summer internship. Did someone say internship? That’s when the panic sets in.  Your resume has to be updated, cover letters have to be prepared,and you have to shortlist…

How to Land Your Dream Job: Insights From Startup & Tech Recruiters

On Wednesday July 18th, career services professionals from the MBA/MS Boston Career Consortium* gathered for their annual Professional Development day hosted by the F.W. Olin School of Business at Babson College. Forty career development professionals were in attendance, including Babson’s Graduate CCD Staff.  As with past years, one highlight of this event is the opportunity…

Gaining Hands-On Consulting Experience with BCAP

Every MBA student dreams of being a consultant – finishing that fancy presentation while sipping on the 3rd cup of coffee, occasionally looking through the big glass window to see the sun setting behind the city skyline. Is that what a regular day is like at the Boston Consulting Group? We don’t know yet, but…

SEDEX: Going Beyond Compliance Saves the Planet

Sedex is a non-profit organization that aims to make it simpler to do business that’s good for everyone. It is the world’s largest collaborative platform for sharing responsible sourcing data on supply chains, and offers tools to help its members manage their performance around labour rights, health and safety, the environment, and business ethics. Every…