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Sumer Sen

Ways to Take Initiative at a Startup

One of the biggest benefits of working at a startup is the large amount of responsibility you can get. Unlike at corporate companies, interns at early-stage startups usually have direct access to company leadership, work on a variety of projects, and produce work that has a direct impact on company culture/performance. The structure of early-stage…

Key Takeaways and Advice from My Internship

As my summer internship is coming to an end, I would like to reflect on my new experiences. I accomplished so much at my internship and hope to apply these skills and experiences in the future.  Even if you’re not “learning,” you are. At the beginning of my internship, I believed that I wasn’t learning…

Fast Environment, Slow Results

People tend to associate start-ups with fast-paced environments. From experience, I can tell you that this is true. One week, you’ll just be sitting around hoping someone knocks on your doors. The next, you’re struggling to balance four projects running simultaneously in your sales pipeline with very tight deadlines. Every week, I set goals for…

Martina Garabedian

Home Office vs. In-person Internship

It is hard to imagine that my amazing experience at Deloitte Bulgaria is coming to an end. I have spent almost two months working with a highly ambitious, dedicated, and professional team at the FAS division. Looking back, I learned a lot about M&A, Forensic, and Corporate Finance – three service lines that I assisted…

Angel Hill

Reflecting on Personal Growth

Reflecting back on the beginning of my internship, I considered myself a strong communicator and socially inclined. However, my drastic growth in communicating and relationship building has shown me how much room I had for development. Although I did not reach my sales goals, despite my tenacity and diligence, I see my personal development as…

3 Reasons Why You Should Meet Other Interns

In my experience, most companies with interns usually have some sort of internship program or have hired multiple interns. If you haven’t been able to meet other interns through your internship yet, I highly suggest you reach out to them for three reasons: #1 They can be really helpful At my summer internship, I have…

Samantha Azu

Not just communication, but effective communication.

In any relationship, communication is needed if all parties involved are going to get along and get the best out of it. This goes for friendships, sports teams and internships, amongst others. I am going to share some things I communicated to my work colleagues and how I communicated them which furthered my learning experience. …

#Babsoncareer 2020 CCD Summer Photo Contest

The Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development is excited to host our 5th annual Summer Photo Contest! Why participate? This competition is a great branding opportunity for students. COVID-19 has caused disruption to normal business and academic activities. Here is an opportunity to let employers and others in your network know how adaptive, positive…

Annie Bergeron

Fall 2020 Undergraduate Recruiting is OPEN at Babson

Babson College Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development (CCD) invites you to join us VIRTUALLY this fall to build your brand and identify talent for your organization! Babson’s top priority has been – and continues to be – the health and safety of our community. Recently, the College announced our Return to Campus plan…

Interning in the Healthcare Industry as a Business Student

I discovered my desire to work in the Health Care industry on accident. It combined my two passions: operations and medicine. I was unsure of what to expect when I began my internship this summer with the performance improvement team at Cambridge Health Alliance, but I knew I had a passion for helping others. Interning…