Undergraduate Blog / Defining Your Babson

Importance of Entrepreneurship

What makes a good business? If you would have asked me this question a few months ago, I likely would have replied with some form of “if the business is making lots of money.” While this is true, this is only one of many factors that are important in a good business. During the summer,…

New paths

My main objective in this internship was to get a better sense of how it would be to work in the financial field. I was able to understand the responsibilities I would have as a financial analyst. After completing my 4-weeks internship, I have thoroughly enjoyed my project, learned tons of new skills, and became…

Corporate vs College life

College and Corporate life are very different. This summer, some similarities arose from the home office aspect of most summer programs – internship and classes. Beyond all aspects of professional development, I believe that my internship also taught me the discipline needed to succeed in the fall. I have realized the importance of a built…

Reflection

Reflecting on my time as an intern at Next Generation Scholars, I realize that my time there has been both an asset and an awakening. It was an asset in ways that one might expect.  I got digital marketing experience under my belt along with great networking experiences with high-achieving people. However, I did learn…

Getting more familiar with tech

Especially during these unprecedented times, everyone was forced to get more familiar with their technology, including me.  Some technology that I had used in the past for my work and life were things such as Google Drive and email. Google Drives was used mainly between the team and the supervisors. The supervisors would use these…

Tech During My Internship

On a typical day in my internship, I would regularly communicate with my marketing team which consisted of two other college students. We would have weekly meetings via zoom and would text in our group chat regularly. Things that we would communicate in our group chat differed from what we would talk about in our…

Internship Search Experience

To be completely honest, my internship search started a little later than most. I had decided that I was simply going to be taking online classes this summer. I did not think that I was going to have enough time to take up an internship simply because I was supposed to be staying on campus…

Two Internships on Two Continents

With the world moving more and more to our cell phones and everything becoming digital, it’s very easy to get lost. Lost in the tabs, tasks, and top priorities. For someone who had the opportunity for two internships, seized it, and then committed to working 70+ hours a week, time management was a challenge.  Having…

Thanksgiving During the Summer

                         Counting your blessings during not only your internship process but uncertain times like now is so important. Not only does it put into perspective how appreciative you can be for all of the people, resources, and opportunities that have been placed in your life but as well, this heart of gratitude allows others…

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking

Fear is the Biggest Obstacle to Effectively Networking Last summer, when in the midst of my film production internship at Lifesong Organization, they had shown me all of their portfolio work. One of the works in their portfolio was a testimonial series. Specifically, there was one video of a man sharing his near life death…