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Internship Fair – What’s In It for ME?

What are you doing this summer?  Have you considered gaining experience in a career that interests you?  Or trying something new?  It’s a great idea, but how can you make it happen? This Thursday, February 4th, CCD is hosting our annual Internship Fair.  Where else can you meet 40+ companies in a few hours?  When…

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…

Networking, Why?

Oh No, Do I Have to Network? Do you get that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear the advice “You need to network”?   Many people seem to have a negative connotation of networking, but I think it’s built on false assumptions.  What is networking anyway?  The dictionary defines it as:…

Interview Prep — How To Succeed Before, During and After the Interview

With a robust array of job and internship postings, a steady stream of employers visiting CCD to interview students, and my calendar full of appointments with students looking for ways to sharpen their interviewing skills, I wanted to bring your attention to a great opportunity to do just that.  Next Wednesday, March 11, at 7:30…

Interview Mistakes Bright People Make-College Students

By: Andrea Rice If you are interviewing for a highly competitive position or looking for a job in a down market, you can’t afford to make these common mistakes. 1. Insufficient knowledge of key job details. At a high level, most people understand the key skills relevant for their target job (e.g. teamwork, communication, problem…

Metlife – Analyst

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: Analyst Number of Interviewers: 1 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 100% ·         Technical: 40% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”:60% ·         “Easy”: 40% How friendly were your…

Strategic Financial Partners – Financial Services Representative

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: Financial Services Rep. Number of Interviewers: 1 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 100% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”:58% ·         “Easy”: 42% How friendly were your interviewers:…

United Technologies – Financial Leadership Development Program

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: FLDP Number of Interviewers: 2 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive, HR representative, Alum Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 100% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”:73% ·         “Easy”: 18% ·         “Difficult”: 9 How…

Newstar Financial – Analyst

The following information was obtained from a survey of  Babson students following recent on campus interviews. Position: Analyst Number of Interviewers: 1 ·         Interviewers: An junior executive, a senior executive, alum, Vice President Types of Questions: ·         Behavioral: 80% ·         Technical: 60% ·         Case: 10% How difficult was the interview: ·          “It was okay”: 30%…