Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Entrepreneurship

Four Reasons Why I Only Work with Start-Ups

I’ve never once worked with an established company. So far, I’ve worked with five start-ups and have a handful of side ventures that I am pursuing. Here are my reasons why I enjoy working with start-ups: 1. Open and Collaborative Environment Expect no more than 15 employees in the office. The smallest office I’ve worked…

The Crucible: How I’ve Overcome Losing My Internship

2020 has undoubtedly been a crucible. It has been a year of natural disasters, political unrest, social justice movements, and the Covid-19 pandemic. However, in the midst of the chaos, 2020 has also been a year for change and reflection. Like many others, I lost my internship in the spring. I was on track to…

Peer Career Ambassadors

Lessons from the Startup World

This blog was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Natalia Castellanos ’21. After immersing myself in the startup world during this past summer, I realized that I gained lots of knowledge and skills through experiential learning. The startup world is challenging and invigorating because it requires constant problem-solving. What makes it so is the fact that…

The business side of fashion

I have always dreamed of working in the business side of fashion. This summer I had the privilege of interning at a lingerie company in digital marketing and brand management. With industry giants such as Victoria’s Secret and Calvin Klein perpetuating an unrealistic image of ideal body type, many consumers have been left feeling excluded…

The Triple Bottom Line Revolution

As of Accepted Student’s Day, I’ve heard Babson’s emphasis on the triple bottom line—that businesses not only have to make a profit, but it is just as critical that they’re good for the people and the planet as well. When I was applying to Forager this summer, I was excited at the prospect of working…

They’re Not Next Door But They’re Still Your Neighbors

I came across the above quote not too long ago and thought it exemplified my responsibility as a volunteer. In the Winter of 2019, I participated in a service immersion program known as the Habitat for Humanity Gulf Coast Service Trip. As I formerly entered Babson as a transfer student, I hoped that this experience…

What You Need to Know Before Starting a Career In Real Estate

My journey into real estate started not that long ago in the summer of 2018, when I was required to take the Massachusetts Real Estate exam. In order to begin my internship at Boston City Properties, I had to have my Real Estate License in order to send, receive, and interact with clients entering the…

Time Management: Stay True, Stay You

Time management is being able to allocate your time effectively to spend on specific activities while also taking care of yourself. Done correctly, this would allow you to complete more, lower fatigue, and increase productivity. At LearnLux, there are always multiple projects that I have to juggle, which I find as a perk. I usually…