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An International Alum’s Patient Quest to Landing a Job in the U.S.

Srihari Balasubramanian is an alum of the two year MBA class of 2016. Originally from India with a background in engineering, Srihari has experience as a project manager in Europe and in corporate development for a manufacturing firm in India. Currently, Srihari works in Corporate Development for a Medical Device company in Pennsylvania. Srihari shares…

Experiential Learning: My Favorite Class at Babson

During my time in Babson’s MBA program, I’ve spoken to several different potential students about my experience here, my advice for their interviews, and what they can expect once they step through those doors. One thing that always comes up, and that I too was curious about before I started, is the experiential learning opportunities…

Babson Abroad: The Value of International Travel

Traveling abroad was an important factor when I was choosing an MBA program. If the school didn’t offer some sort of international experience, it was taken off of my list. You hear it all the time: Companies want globally-minded candidates. We’re in an international economy; our businesses can no longer effectively operate in a local…

Babson Connect: New York City – Power of the Network

Last week I had the opportunity to attend my first Babson Connect (New York City).  For those of you who don’t know, Babson Connect is a networking event that can also have an educational component.  It is a great way for alumni and current students to connect with others from both the undergraduate and graduate…

Asking for What You Want: Lessons from the NAWMBA Conference

This year’s National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA) annual conference was held in Stamford, CT. The official theme was Connecting with Confidence, but the message I took away was much more profound than some well-worn networking tips and tricks. Jodi Glickman– author, entrepreneur, and professional coach- spoke at one of the sessions during the first…

CCD’s Holiday Job Search Guide

Updated on 12/11/2018 The winter break is right around the corner and soon enough you will have free time to dive into your job search process. Now is the time to plan to maximize the winter break for your holiday networking activity. Read CCD’s suggestions below to get you started, and feel free to comment…

Babson Breaking Barriers: How Two Students Started a Tradition

Long before the poll results were announced, before our students began to rally behind one another to recover from an election gone wrong, two of our very own were planning an event that would disrupt “business as usual” here on campus – in the best way possible. Flora Ekpe-Idang and Mark Gagliardi, both full-time students…

San Francisco Summer Venture Program Takeaways

Now in its eighth year, Summer Venture Program continues to attract Babson’s top entrepreneurs to an intensive and energetic 10 week accelerator. Since 2008, 124 ventures and 176 entrepreneurs have participated in SVP. It is one of the most compelling and competitive programs for startups, demonstrating Babson’s deep commitment to building innovative entrepreneurs through practice and…

Graduate CCD Social Media Contest — Like Us on Facebook & Twitter!

Hello Graduate Students!   Hope you’ve had an enjoyable summer.  We not only welcome all the new students who have joined us this week, but also look forward to seeing our returning students.  We already have a number of interesting, fun, and informative events planned for the fall, so it promises to be another busy academic…

How to Make the Most of Your Internship

As First Year MBAs you are wrapping up your schoolwork and likely getting ready to start a summer internship. Congratulations! Completing the first year of your MBA is no easy feat and we are happy for those who landed internships in their fields of interest. The internship period is an excellent time to leverage the…