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Peer Career Ambassadors

How to Best Utilize Handshake

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Simon Zhang ‘21 Looking to use Handshake to its full potential? As Babson students, we need to use Handshake as it is the best resource for students of all grades to search for jobs and internships. Each job and internship are vetted to make sure that…

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My Summer Internship at MSCI

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Praket Sharma ’22. Hey everyone! My name is Praket Sharma and I am a sophomore at Babson concentrating in marketing. Over the summer I had the opportunity to work as an intern at Morgan Stanley Capital Index. I was working at their Mumbai, India office. MSCI Inc.…

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Diversity Opportunities

This Blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador Alex Rabell ‘21 Are you a diverse student looking to break into the corporate world? It can be challenging and daunting to enter the workforce, which is why I have written this blog with some of the resources and opportunities at your disposal. Many companies are currently…

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First Year Fridays !

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Catherine Ferri ’21. One of the most essential skills students must develop in their early college years is professionalism. Suddenly, in the quick transition from high school to college, students begin applying for career-focused positions, like internships — and eventually jobs. Having experienced this seemingly overwhelming…

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Career Expo as Underclassmen

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Aditya Agarwal ‘22 College is an exciting, yet anxious time for many first-year students. It is many students’ first time away from home, and while this may be a fun time, it is also the time to start developing a professional career. The largest professional event…

Donna Sosnowski

How to Work Career EXPO

Change is in the air and on the trees as the leaves turn color and apples abound.  The career search process is also changing (particularly for Finance, Consulting and Accounting), as companies move their application deadlines earlier and earlier for both full time and internship opportunities.  For students seeking full time and/or internships and organizations…

Walker Praznik

How to leave home without leaving who you are

I dreamed of spending this summer in the crowded streets of Boston, Manhattan, or San Francisco. I had mixed feelings returning to my home town of Fort Collins, Colorado to intern this summer. Fort Collins is a college town with ambition—a place with 165,000 residents, beautiful parks, mountain views, and a tight community. However, Fort…

Walker Praznik

Do you even want an internship?

You have finally made it to Babson. You start your first semester, and before long you overhear people talking about summer internships. All of a sudden it dawns on you–it’s September and your peers are applying for internships that do not begin until May of the next year. You immediately log into Handshake and start…

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How my Externship Jump-Started my Career Development

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Sydney Huang ’20. Applying for an externship my freshman year was one of the best choices I made at Babson. This seemingly small event served as a catalyst for my career development years to come by giving me a mentor, helping me assess what I want…

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Underclassmen Opportunities

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Alex Rabell ’21 This article is focused on first years and second years at Babson College. So you attended the career expo and other career events these past weeks and realized most companies do not offer internship opportunities for underclassmen. So what do you do? There…