“Participating in this MCFE project has proved to be one of the most exciting, challenging, and ultimately rewarding experiences of my time at Babson.”
– Robert Sternberg ’15
Clarkson Merchant Partners Team, Spring 2014
Through experiential learning, students enhance their classroom learning through real-world experience, team-dynamic skill building, and career insight. Through a variety of programs, students have the ability to analyze a real-time organizational opportunity and create value-added solutions.
Types of Experiential Learning Opportunities:
- Management Consulting Field Experience (MCFE): Work as a student consultant to make an impact on a real company’s business challenges.
- Internships & Intern Sponsorship Awards: Engage in internships to explore your skills on the job. Sponsorship awards are available to reduce financial challenges.
- Externships: Opportunity to job shadow for up to three days.
Benefits of Experiential Learning
Real World Experience
› Access to real company situations
› Assess trends and provide solutions
› Visibility as a practicing professional
› Demonstrate professional work habits
› Enhance career marketability and direction
Team-Dynamic Skill Building
› Work effectively in global groups
› Develop a plan of action in team settings
Enhances Classroom Learning
› Apply critical thinking; descriptive and creative logic
› Adapt to complex uncertain environments