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Going With the Little One

One of the things that I value most is diversity of experience. Going through a wide range of challenges and incidents better prepares me to handle anything that I may encounter in the future. That’s why this year I decided to intern with the small non-profit, IMPACT Melanoma. Last summer, I worked for a very…

How does a company innovate? Culture, Culture, Culture!

If someone asks me what I have learned at Geekie, the biggest edtech company in Brazil, so far, I cannot think of something other than innovation is a culture. I have followed Geekie’s journey for a little while, however, I never imagined how innovation was so deep in the company’s roots. Since my first day,…

The Unconventional Internship Hunt: Tech Start-ups for the Non-Techies

If you are anything like me, you’re more of a thinker than a doer. You fight against conventional systems and are often the person who asks “Why?” or “Why not?” when told things. Therefore, it is only natural that you find yourself seeking out an internship where your personality can thrive and your skillset and…

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Hugo Finkelstein ’17

“Without San Francisco, my startup Olé wouldn’t have been born!” Hugo participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? For three main reasons 1) my startup Olé was at a perfect stage for the SF program, 2) my interest in tech, and…

SF Ugrad Alumni Spotlight: Allan Nudelman ’17

“I attained a newfound interest in technology and I am now looking to get into tech as a career path.” Allan participated in the Semester in San Francisco program during Spring ’16. >> Why did you decide to study in San Francisco? I wanted to get away and study somewhere different, but I didn’t want…

Week 3: SF Summer Venture Program

Another productive and fun-filled week @ Babson San Francisco! This week featured Babson @ the Ballpark, two *Hot Seats*, guest speakers, and an SVP alumni panel! For Wisdom Wednesday, digital marketing expert Adam Helweh helped our entrepreneurs with their landing pages and offered office hours to discuss UI and UX.  We then listened to a presentation about target…

Tech Trek: Google & WeTravel

Each semester, Babson ugrads visit tech companies and hear from company representatives to get an “insider’s perspective.” It’s been a busy week here at Babson San Francisco with the undergraduate cohort visiting both Google and weTravel. We were able to gain insights into what it’s like to work for a big, established company such as…

Three Steps to Acing Your Technical Interview

Jared Silver ’19 is a first year student at Babson, whose personal mission is to change people’s lives through technology, entrepreneurship, and unconventional problem solving.  An entrepreneur and self-taught programmer, he is an active member of C.O.D.E. — Community of Developers & Entrepreneurs — a student organization where students learn and create viable software solutions for problems…

4 Key Takeaways for Data Visualization

Babson San Francisco recently had the pleasure of hosting an event by the Design Museum Foundation on Data Visualization. The night started off with a reception for design enthusiasts to network, followed by a panel discussion of experts in data visualization. For those interested in design and data, here are a few key takeaways from…

Orientation: Semester in San Francisco Fall 2015

Last week, we welcomed our third cohort of undergraduate students in San Francisco! The program kicked off with a week of orientation where students learned about the Bay Area Tech landscape, had lunch by the Bay Bridge, enjoyed artisan food and coffee from the Ferry Building, and bonded with faculty, staff, and peers.   On…