Skip Navigation LinksHome / Academics / Centers and Institutes / The Lewis Institute / Resources & Tools / Opportunities and Events
Resources

​​​Opportunities and Events​

Feb 23-24: 15th Annual Tuck Business and Society Conference  

Tuck's Business and Society Conference (BSC) is a graduate student-run forum focusing on sustainable and socially responsible businesses. BSC provides the opportunity for current and future business leaders to discuss the social externalities organizations are facing in today's global economy. The theme for this year's conference is, "Business NOT as Usual: Redefining roles and responsibilities in a time of broadened social consciousness."  Panels covering topics such as real estate, national security & technology, energy, and more, will offer an in-depth exploration of how growing societal expectations are driving business leaders and organizations to reevaluate their roles and responsibilities.

Feb 24: Application Deadline for Graduate Fellowship for Women in Technology 

Babson has launched a Graduate Fellowship program geared towards Women in Technology. The ideal candidate for this inaugural program is a women graduate student with a passion for technology and gender equality. The selected Fellow will receive a $1,500 award and the opportunity to work closely with both a faculty member and industry partner to design and promote initiatives across campus for Women in Technology. Submit your proposal here

Mar 1: Early Application Deadline for CGI U 2017

The 10th annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting will take place on October 13th-15th at Northeastern University. CGI U and brings together over 1000 innovative student leaders to make Commitments to Action in their five focus areas of: education, environment and climate change, peace and human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health. Students can apply now for the CGI U 2017 meeting with their commitment to action. The Early Decision and Travel Assistance deadline is March 1, 2017 and the final decision deadline is May 1, 2017. 

Mar 1: Application Deadline for PLAN Summer Internship 

Work towards PLAN's vision of a world without waste this summer, starting on June 1 and ending on August 11. Current undergraduate students and recent graduates with a strong interest in grassroots environmental action, social entrepreneurship and student leadership for positive social change are encouraged to apply. PLAN has openings for five of their intern programs: Move-Out and Goodwill Partnership, Zero Waste Roadmap Development, Fundraising Development, SZW17 & Conference Volunteer Coordination and Creative Social Media.  

Mar 1: Watson U Fall 2017 Early Application Deadline

Watson University brings student innovators from around the world and puts them through a degree-bearing incubator where they start and advance businesses or organizations aimed at alleviating some of the world's most urgent social and environmental challenges. Watson includes short master courses from the world’s foremost leaders, entrepreneurs, and thinkers; intensive mentorship; and training in the entrepreneurial skills of empathy, creativity, resilience, grit, bootstrapping, team building and fundraising.  Apply here.

Mar 3: Final Application Deadline for Teach for America 

Teach for America trains and supports teachers for preschool through grade 12. TFA partners with public schools in 53 regions across the country to place teachers where they are most needed. The TFA experience begins with rigorous summer training and student teaching, followed by structured coaching and development throughout the two-year commitment. Apply here before the final deadline on March 3rd.

Mar 2-4: 2017 Ashoka U Exchange

The Exchange,  co-hosted by Miami Dade College on March 2-4, 2017 in Miami, Florida, is one of the world's largest annual gatherings that highlights exciting, globally relevant models of social innovation in higher education.

Mar 9: MBArk Natural Talent Career Fair at Expo West

Join the first ever Natural Talent Career Fair that is co-sponsored by the New Hope NetworkMBArk, and NaturalIndustryJobs.com. MBArk provides networking help for mission-driven MBA students looking to positively impact the world. This opportunity will take place on March 9 from 4PM to 7PM in the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort. 

Mar 10: Application Deadline for 2017 NEW Leadership Program 

National Education for Women (NEW) Leadership New England hosts an annual five-day residential program during the summer for undergraduate women at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics. NEW Leadership New England is a leadership training program designed to educate and empower young women to give them the skills to be part of the next generation of women leaders. The program includes workshops for students to develop leadership skills as well as presentations from politically active women throughout New England. Apply here.

Mar 17: Generous U 2017 Application Deadline 

Generous U is a national contest to increase awareness and involvement of students on college campuses about the importance and impact of philanthropy and philanthropic values. Student groups are invited to compete for the $10,000 Sillerman prize and the Generous U award. The competition is judged based on the proposals and videos submitted by undergraduate and graduate students eligible to receive the prize through their college or university.​ Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit their Intent to Apply and then their applications (a proposal and a video) demonstrating how their project will increase philanthropy and/or philanthropic values on campus. Applications are due on Friday, March 17, 2017.
The Babson Social Innovation Summit (BASIS) is a two-day student-organized summit at Babson College aiming to stimulate the use of Entrepreneurial Thought & Action® to solve global problems. The summit will feature keynotes, panel discussion and conversations with thought leaders from universities, intergovernmental organizations, non-profits, established companies, and startups. The summit offers attendees the opportunity to actively participate through their social innovation marketplace, pitching competition, workshops, and team case challenge.

Apr 8: Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship Summit 

Alleviating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship (APTE) is a student organization from The Ohio State University. Their annual APTE Summit gathers social entrepreneurs from around the world to share insight on social enterprise, giving students and others the opportunity to learn, network, and collaborate. Register here. 

Apr 18: NY TechDay 2017 

NY TechDay returns for the sixth installment of the US' largest startup event April 18th at Pier 94 in Manhattan. The event will host over 575 innovative startups across all sectors and stages, 20 premiere accelerators, tons of larger tech brands and resources, a live demo stage, and 35,000 members of the tech community. This year TechDay is introducing Access, an intimate series of Ask Me Anything (AMA) style sessions for mid stage founders led by later stage founders. If you’re a startup, check out more info on how to get involved, or, if you're a job seeker, investor, member of the press, student, or entrepreneur, attend TechDay for free!

Apr 29: Net Impact Local: San Francisco Professional Chapter 

Net Impact San Francisco (NISF) is a professional chapter of Net Impact. NISF organizes events that build meaningful relationships, inspire action, and provide learning and skill-building opportunities for our members. At this day-long event, attendees will handpick from a variety of interactive workshops and presentations to build a personalized roadmap for creating positive impact in one’s own communities. Register here.