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Kit

INTERNSHIPS! RESUMES! MILLENNIAL-LIFE CRISIS! RATRACE! BUZZWORDS!

I hope everyone is having a great summer so far. My name is Kit and I’m a (soon to be) sophomore at Babson this coming Fall. Prior to Freshman year I spent 2 years in the Air Force, where I learnt many important life lessons. For example, how to look busy when you’re not. Over…

Jennifer Eng

The Next Generation

April is always an exciting month for Babson; along with the tease of warmer weather, us Beavers have a GoogleCalender packed to the brim with the onset of formal season, spring concert, and the summer internship hunt. This year, Babson’s keystone accepted students event, LaunchBabson, has brought new blood to campus. I was lucky enough…

Alexis Kane

Entrepreneurs of All Kinds

This past Friday, I had the opportunity to meet and hear from some amazing Babson alumni during Babson’s admitted student day, LaunchBabson. As I listened to the panel which consisted of three alumni: David Heath, Matthew Williams, and Brittany Lo, I realized that their stories really exemplify the various qualities found in a Babson student.…

Undergraduate Professional Accelerator Fund

Launch Festival 2017: San Francisco

Post by Prabha Dublish ’18 I found the Launch Festival to be an extremely insightful experience when it came to expanding my knowledge in the San Francisco startup scene. The basis of the conference is to encourage people in the startup space to convene to share thoughts around critical areas such as pitching and investing,…

Peer Career Ambassadors

PCA-Led Etiquette Event

This post was written by PCA Gyda Sumadi ’18 Trim Back Dining Room, April 19th from 5pm to 6pm Why is Etiquette Important? We are all in business to be successful and we live in an image-driven society. Employers will hire those who can best represent their brand and company image. As more business has…

Eshwa Azadzoi

Social Responsibility in Malaysia

As a student interested in international development and social responsibility, I was extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to travel to Malaysia during spring break this year as part of my elective abroad, Corporate Social Responsibility in Malaysia. Traveling about 9000 miles away from Babson to one of the world’s most economically developed Muslim community…

Alexis Kane

The Power of the Babson Name

One of my favorite parts of being a part of the Babson community is having the privilege of carrying the Babson name with me wherever I go. There are many universities and colleges that are ranked highly, have rigorous academic curriculum and attract students from all over the world, but it is rare that a…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Exit Resume Black Holes

This blog post is written by PCA Shun Ping Huang ’17. Resume black holes are real. We’ve all experienced it when we apply to a job on a company website and never ever hear back. As the recruiting process becomes more competitive and electronic based, resume black holes become bigger and more relevant. But did you…

Annie Petrone

WHEN OPPORTUNITY CALLS

You have just found your dream job online, so you update your resume, write the perfect cover letter and you submit your application!  You’re totally qualified!  There’s nothing stopping you from getting that interview….or is there? Through my experience in corporate recruiting and career services, I’m here to tell you that even if you meet all…