Accelerate your venture in Boston and qualify for a cap-exempt H-1B visa through the Babson College Global Entrepreneur in Residence program!
Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Babson is not currently accepting applications to this program.
Babson College is the first private college to offer a Global Entrepreneur in Residence program, enabling international entrepreneurs to qualify for an H-1B visa* through an innovative program driven by Babson’s unique vision to harness the global power of entrepreneurship. The pilot program launched in September 2016 and is open to recent graduates of all Massachusetts colleges and universities who have companies “well underway” and are planning to seek an H-1B visa, including entrepreneurs who are currently on their Optional Practical Training (OPT) or recently completed OPT.
Babson is not currently accepting applications. For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Key features of the program include:
- Babson College GEIRs in good standing can qualify for cap-exempt H-1B visa.
- Access to premier co-working space at Babson’s Wellesley campus or its downtown Boston campus at 100 High Street
- Babson College’s GEIR program is connected to Babson through The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson’s hub for startups. Via the Blank Center, the GEIRs can access resources to help accelerate their business and assist in reaching the major milestones to qualify for H-1B status.
- Access to an exclusive network of the best and brightest international entrepreneurs
The Babson College Global Entrepreneur in Residence program requires a commitment of 10-15 hours per week (unpaid) mentoring Babson students and alumni, and supporting various academic and research initiatives.