At Babson, you are simultaneously able to live and practice what is taught in your everyday student experience.
Students have extensive opportunities to get involved in a variety of capacities on campus. From mentoring first-year students in FME to making crucial decisions in the honor board process, students inspire their peers and lead by example. Student leaders ignite the campus with school spirit and pride and implement new, engaging initiatives for the student body.
Academic Mentors serve as the student academic advisors of the Office of Academic Services. Through one-on-one peer academic advising, campus programming, and interactive class presentations, Academic Mentors provide their peers with opportunities for academic development while promoting the unique programs offered by Academic Services (such as cross-registration, off-campus coursework, certificate programs, etc.). They also assist the Learning Center through advising and programming that aims to educate and teach students valuable skills needed to be academically successful at Babson College. Academic Mentors are academically accomplished rising juniors and seniors with a knowledge and interest in fostering dynamic and meaningful academic experiences. They receive extensive training on the Babson curriculum, course selection, registration processes, strategies for academic success, and academic policies. On average, Academic Mentors work 6-8 hours a week, split between the Office of Academic Services and the Learning Center, and participate in a biweekly staff meeting. This is a paid position. The contact for the program is Taryn O'Hearn.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission is seeking energetic and involved rising juniors and seniors who are excited to share their Babson experience with prospective students to serve as Admission Interns. Following a comprehensive training, responsibilities will include assisting the admission staff in conducting interviews of prospective students, meeting with prospective parents, speaking on panels during admission events and assisting admission counselors with daily responsibilities. Contact for Admission Interns is Adrienne Ramsey
Arts Delegates are critical to the creative vibrancy of campus. They are passionate and knowledgeable about the arts at Babson and the viral marketing partners of the Sorenson Center for the Arts. The goal is to have Arts Delegates assigned to the various residence life communities (first year area, sophomore area, suites area, Greek, special interest housing and graduate housing). The responsibilities of an Arts Delegate include regularly communicating with the residence hall/constituency, serving as a resource on information on arts resources and activities on campus via social media and in-person inquiries, and networking with the Sorenson Center for the Arts. Contact for Arts Delegates is Michele Oshima.
Community Unity Educators (CUES)
CUES are the catalysts and student leaders around diversity & inclusion on campus. They are the student partners of the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion. The CUES work collaboratively to understand the campus climate and create awareness and understanding through dialogue and creative programming and facilitate periodic dialogues bringing together students, staff and faculty throughout the year to discuss important issues related to diversity and inclusion while also shaping opportunities for further community learning. The responsibilities of a CUE include attending trainings and work sessions for development and coordination of programs and serving as a resource to fellow students and clubs and organizations. On average, the time commitment for the CUES is approximately 2-4 hours/week. All CUES must participate in the Student Leadership training in April. Additionally, there are periodic, mandatory follow-up training for CUES that will occur during the semester. Contact for the CUE program is Katrina Fludd.
Eco-Reps are student representatives that will be trained through team meetings to become environmental change agents. These students will educate other residents in their community about environmental issues and encourage them to live in a more ecofriendly way. Goals of the program include enhancing students’ knowledge and skills to successfully communicate sustainability to their peers, increasing overall student awareness of environmental actions and ways to effect individual and group change on campus, and institutionalizing environmental stewardship within the student body. Contact for the Eco-Reps program is Dallase Scott
The responsibilities of an FME Mentor include attending FME Classes, meeting with your faculty, mentoring student businesses, grading homework, proctoring exams and conducting review sessions. The FME Mentors plays an important role in guiding first year students through the Foundation Management and Entrepreneurship Experience. This is a paid position. Contact for the FME Mentors is Sandy Siciliano
The College Honor Board is a very select group of students of the highest caliber. Being a member of the College Honor Board represents one of the clearest examples of meaningful involvement in institutional self-governance at Babson. Board members are dedicated to the pursuit of educational goals, the guiding principles of the Honor Code, and the protection of the rights of members of the College. The main responsibility of a board member is to serve as an unbiased community member, along with faculty and staff members, to resolve disciplinary cases brought before the board. The board will hear student conduct cases involving Academic and non-Academic matters. All student board members go through an extensive training during the beginning of the Fall Semester as well as continual trainings throughout the year.
Contact for the Honor Board is Jaclyn Calovine
Peer Career Ambassadors (PCA)
Peer Career Ambassadors are the face of the Undergraduate Center for Career Development for first and second year students setting the foundation as they explore the services CCD has to offer. PCA’s are trained to develop the skills and expertise to assist their peers with their career related needs as well as promote services and offerings and the CCD brand across campus. Students will staff the front desk to welcome students and employers, will maintain a blog, and collaborate with other key student leaders on campus to organize events and present on key foundational career topics to students. Students must have strong communication skills, have an interest in the career development process, and be comfortable advising peers and presenting to large and small groups. On average, a PCA will work between 8-10 hours per week and will be paid. The contact for the program is Michelle Lederhos
Peer Health Educators
The Health and Wellness Peer Educators are student volunteers who receive extensive training in a variety of topics related to alcohol and other drugs, stress management, mental health, nutrition and exercise, eating disorders, sexual health, sleep hygiene, sexual assault and intimate partner violence, healthy relationships, and other wellness topics relevant to college students. Peer educators learn public speaking, group facilitation, and leadership skills that enable them to provide workshops and run programs to student groups on these important topics in fun and creative ways. Contact for Health & Wellness Peer Educators is Miranda Nordell
Peer Mentors assist first-year students with their transition into Babson via the new student orientation and the co-facilitation of a First Year Seminar course. Peer Mentors guide and provide support to a cohort of approximately 20 students. Selected Peer Mentors must participate in the training program at the end of August. Additionally, Peer Mentors are required to attend all of Orientation and are expected to regularly attend their assigned FYS section throughout the fall semester. A complete job description may be found by clicking here. Contact for the Peer Mentors is Conor O'Brien
The Resident Assistant represents the Residence Life staff in his/her area as a peer leader, educator, and employee. Under the supervision of the Residence Life staff member, each RA provides opportunities to students for educational and personal growth and builds vibrant residential communities. This position is one of service and represents a significant dedication to the residents of Babson College. RAs will participate in all training activities and staff meetings including, but not limited to fall training, winter training and monthly in-services. Contact for the Resident Assistants is Kevin Araujo-Lipine.
It is highly encouraged that all interested candidates attend an information session to learn more about the positions. Information Sessions with be held on the following dates:
- November 12 at 5 p.m. in Global Lounge
- November 30 at Noon in Global Lounge
- January 23 at 6 p.m. in Global Lounge
Spring Applications Due February 8, 2013
While some positions may have a higher standard, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for consideration of all positions. Selected students may not serve as both a Peer Mentor and Resident Assistant concurrently. Complete job descriptions are available above.