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The Eye of the Storm

Without a doubt, you have landed in the eye of the storm.  No, I am not referring to today’s forecasted snow fall of 8-12”.  I am talking about the flurry of entrepreneurial opportunity that’s piling up on your doorstep.

Interested in Working for a Start-Up This Summer?


CCD’s Internship Fair is the perfect place to start.  On Thursday, February 6th, from 2-5pm in Knight Auditorium, over fifty employers seek to meet Babson undergrads for summer opportunities.  We have some exciting start-ups that are part of the mix, including:  Beyond the Shaker, clio, Collegiate Entrepreneurs, Launch Source, and Package Concierge.  Check out the full listing of companies on Career Connections.

We are also thrilled that MassChallenge will be part of the Internship Fair scene on Thursday!  As one of the largest Start-Up Accelerators, it has accelerated close to 500 startups, representing 41 states and 58 countries.  It houses over 350 expert mentors, and hosts hundreds of events and world class speakers every year.  Can you imagine what it’s like to work inside this hub of innovation?  Find out by visiting their table at Internship Fair and checking out their internship opportunities on Career Connections!

Looking to Take Your Business to the Next Level this Summer?

2014 BETA Challenge:  Learn more about the opportunity to win up to $20,000 in cash as well as “services in kind” from corporate sponsors to take your venture to the blank centernext level.  The Blank Center’s BETA (Babson Entrepreneurial Thought and Action) Challenge recognizes major milestones Babson businesses have achieved by taking action. Learn more at the BETA Challenge Info Session February 5th (Snow Date:  February 6th).

masschallenge logoMassChallenge 2014 Venture Accelerator connects entrepreneurs with the resources they need to launch and succeed.  The four month accelerator program provides access to world-class mentors, free office space, access to funding and in kind services, media, education and training.  Applications open February 12th!


The Butler Summer Venture Program  supports the most promising graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurs from Babson, Olin College of Engineering, and Wellesley College. Up to 15 teams are chosen to participate in the program each summer. Teams receive housing, work space, advisors, a speaker series, and other resources to help them and their businesses develop throughout the 10 weeks.  Early decision application deadline is February 21st; regular application deadline is April 4th.


So, go ahead and revel in the entrepreneurial opportunities that abound at Babson and Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem!  Now . . . go out and play in the snow!