Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Financial Services

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,…

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…

How Babson Prepares Us for Internships

College is the time of life to explore new opportunities and experiment with ourselves to find what professional path will lead us to happiness. My time at Babson College has taught me to always analyze the information given, to seek for more knowledge, and to be open for the people around. Thus, my internship experience…

A Perspective on Venture Capital

This blog post was written by Peer Career Ambassador, Luke Martiros ’21. What two words do you think of when you hear about the venture capital industry? Silicon Valley. There is a sexy and almost mysterious connotation to that place and the industry as a whole. Working with the most innovative, driven people attempting to…

Summer in the City…or Wherever Your Summer Experience Leads You

Another rigorous semester comes to an end and our students are off and running for the summer.  Many have secured internships, are continuing their classes, studying in the US or abroad, traveling the globe, working in the neighborhood, or pursuing their passions.  These diverse opportunities provide skills/competencies and character building for our students as they…

Don’t forget the “Thank You”!

The campus recruiting cycle is in full swing right now with interviews.  Since early September, students have been polishing their resumes & cover letters, attending every employer event that has come to campus, networking as hard as they can and finally….. land an interview!  I have seen so many students this semester work extremely hard…

“Decide what you want to do, and go for it” – Adam Klazmer ’10

This blog post was written by Adam Klazmer ’10 “Growing up with parents who both ran their own businesses, I always knew that I wanted to work in the business world. I spent my summers doing leasing and property management for a real estate company in Philly starting at 16. After graduating from Babson in…

Responsibility

I’ve had the chance to engage in all aspects of deal flow this summer. From calls to financial modeling to saying, “sorry, we’re going to pass.” And as summer has progressed, I’ve been fortunate enough to interact with both associates and managing directors and voice my opinion on projects. I’ve gained a greater sense of…

Staying Positive After Rejection

About midway through my internship, I have realized that private equity firms encounter quite a bit of rejection, whether it’s a big or small firm. But I feel that many times the rejections is harder to take with a smaller company such as the one I am working with this summer. As deal flow had…

Starting to see deal flow

One of the things that I’ve looked forward to all summer has been coming to talks with a prospective company that we could acquire. Even better would be personally facilitating those talks. After looking into countless industries and sending out what has seemed like a million emails, I have been able to bring a company…