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Operations Jobs; Is this the career for you?

I wanted to share this blog post by OneWire to show the value of an operations role within a finance company.  As the article points out, you are dealing with Macro level problems and focused on ensuring that the entire business is operating effectively.  Some of you would love to work in financial services but…

Google’s Fear

This post was written by Rolando Chinilla ’15. Google’s new terms of service update allows “Shared Endorsements” – meaning they can show your name and picture in their ads. This update has been regarded by many as the legitimate control of Facebook in the market of targeted advertising.  Over the last years Facebook has certainly gotten…

A Visit to Wall Street

This post was written by Chris Harrington ’15 The NYC Finance Trip is definitely something to add to your ‘to-do’ list while at Babson College if you have an interest in Finance. Early Friday morning, we departed the Hilton hotel in NYC with a ‘must-see’ destination to start the morning: The New York Stock Exchange. I thought…

How to Begin your Internship Search!

How do I get started with my internship search? Many students over the past couple of weeks have come into the office and simply asked “How do I get started with my internship search”?  Since many of you reading this blog could be asking the very same question, I thought I would give you a…

Some of the best careers right now for undergraduates fall under Technology!

This article published today highlights the top 10 careers right now for college graduates.  What I want to highlight is that more than half of the careers on the list involve computers & technology.  If you are interested in technology, be sure to check out some of the careers mentioned.   If you discover that you are interested in…

How do I get started with exploring a career in finance?

Are you interested in a career in finance and not sure where to get started?  There are so many great resources available to you that I want to make sure you are aware of.  For those of you who are just starting to explore the idea of a career in finance, I would encourage you…

CrunchU: The Online Academy for Techies

This post was written by Natalie Cullings, Class of 2014. If the words coding, gamification, startup, design, or hacking mean something to you, then CrunchU, TechCrunch’s online learning academy, will definitely be of use to you. Don’t know much about the tech industry? Don’t worry–this online “university” is a great place to start. Modules are…

First Annual Babson Investment Banking Conference

This post was written by Chris LoGrippo ’16, Co-VP Marketing of BIBA “We should host an Investment Banking Conference next year. It has to be big,” said Sid Kapur (Class of 2014) toward the end of the 2012-2013 academic school year – then the President of the Babson Investment Banking Association (BIBA). I do not…

Ask the Expert! What is it like to work at Facebook?

Check out the site InternMatch!  You will have the opportunity to join other technology students and discuss tips, strategies, and other thoughts on getting an internship or job at a leading tech company.  This week you can get tips from Dan Lindholm, who is Facebook’s Product Specialist.  Dan has been working in tech since he…

Take your cover letter to the next level!

Thank you to those students that attended the cover letter writing workshop today.  It was great and you asked lots of good questions!  I wanted to share a few tips that will help you as you begin to write your cover letters for the first set of applications deadlines coming up.  Your cover letter should…