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Leadership Positions

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 hearing 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.

Application Process

The Office of Student Engagement at Babson College manages a shared application process for the numerous positions that make up the Community Leadership Team. These positions, listed below, are those that are selected through a college office, are supported by a staff advisor, and are committed to training centered around diversity, equity, and inclusion and Entrepreneurial Thought & Action (ET&A). The shared application is used only for students applying to new leadership positions. Those looking to re-apply to positions they currently hold, or have held in the past, should contact their respective hiring manager.

The application process timeline for the 2021-2022 Community Leadership Team is:

  • Application Opens: January 11, 2021
  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2021
  • Interviews & Selection: February 1 - March 4, 2021
  • Offers & Notifications: March 5, 2021

Following the application deadline, the hiring managers and staff reviewing applications for each individual position will connect with applicants directly about individual interviews and/or group process dates. Questions about individual positions should be directed toward their hiring manager, listed in the descriptions below, while general questions about the shared application can be directed to the Office of Student Engagement at ose@babson.edu.

2021-2022 Shared Application Questions & Preview (pdf)

Available Positions

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is seeking energetic, personable and involved rising juniors and seniors who are excited to share their Babson experience with prospective students. Maturity, a genuine interest in promoting Babson College, and solid communication skills are a must for this highly visible position on campus. Following a comprehensive training, Admission Fellow responsibilities will include: assisting the Admission Staff in conducting interviews of prospective students both in person and via Skype; speaking at information sessions alongside Admission Staff; working occasional evening/weekend campus events including Preview Days, Community Dinner, LaunchBabson, etc.; and assisting Admission Staff with daily responsibilities and project work. The Admission Fellow Position requires flexible individuals who can mix candor with diplomacy, warmth with assertiveness, and humor with sensitivity. Admission Fellows will work 10–12 hours/week. The contact for the Admission Fellows is Ryan Stanley.

The Babson Dining Student Advisory Committee’s goal is to enhance the Babson Dining program with input from a variety of undergraduate and graduate students with different backgrounds, interests, and campus involvement.  This committee is comprised of six-eight students who meet several times each semester with Dining Services directors and other staff members to provide suggestions, advice, and feedback regarding dining facilities, programs, menus, and services. Students who are a part of this committee serve as positive advocates for the on-campus dining experience and provide innovative approaches to addressing student needs at all campus dining locations. For more information, including the BDSAC job description, please navigate to the Hub or reach out to Sarah DeMeo.

The Office of College Advancement is seeking professional, dedicated student leaders that serve the Advancement Office (Alumni & Friends Network, Development & Events Management) as College Advancement Ambassadors (CAA). Through a direct partnership with the Alumni & Friends Network, these Student Ambassadors get access to exclusive networking opportunities, act as hosts for Advancement driven events, liaise with student affinity organizations, and engage with alumni while enhancing the experience of our Alumni and add value to the Babson community.

CAAs participate in training programs, regular meetings, campus wide events, alumni tours and alumni events. The CAA position is not a paid position. For more information regarding the responsibilities, eligibility, and benefits of the CAA position please feel free to reach out to Nicole Denver.

The FME Mentors collaborate with the FME faculty throughout the first and second semesters to facilitate the FME experience for students in their sections. Responsibilities of the position include, attending all FME classes, serving as a resource during business idea generation in the first semester and mentoring the business execution in the second semester, grading and recording homework on Canvas, staffing drop-in hours for individual FME sections, consulting with faculty members prior to exams, and conducting or helping to conduct review sessions. FME Mentors also provide coverage for FME exams, collaborate with the Service and Justice Program to organize Community Service trips, and implement ways to interact with FME students outside of the classroom hours, as this leadership role does go beyond the FME classroom.

Two FME Mentors will be assigned to each FME section. It is expected that FME mentors will develop a productive working relationship with their faculty members and also be a visible and positive influence to all of the students in their sections. The FME Mentors play an important role in guiding first year students through the Foundation Management and Entrepreneurship Experience both inside and outside of the classroom. This is a paid position of 6–12 hours per week (which includes attending FME class twice per week). FME Mentors are required to attend mandatory training sessions prior to the start of the fall semester, as well as team meetings throughout the academic year. All applicants for the FME Mentor position must have a 2.8 minimum GPA. The contact for the FME Mentors is Kevin O'Leary.

Participation on the College Hearing Board for the institution represents one of the clearest examples of institutional self-governance at Babson.  As a board member, students will serve a crucial role as an objective member of the community, along with faculty and staff, to resolve disciplinary cases brought before the board.  Cases include both Academic and Non-Academic incidences. Involvement on the Board is a challenging yet rewarding experience, in which students can look to enhance their critical thinking, effective listening, and communication skills among others. All student board members will go through an extensive training during the beginning of the Fall semester, in addition to monthly or bi-monthly trainings throughout the year.

Hearing Board members will also have the opportunity to represent the Babson community in Restorative Justice circles, in addition to serving as informal mediators. 

­The contact point for Babson’s Hearing Board is Abbe Freeman.

Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) Leaders support the Office of Multicultural and Identity Programs’ mission by assisting in the development of a community that is socially just and equitable for students across all social identities. JEDI Leaders will act as a catalyst for generating socially conscious leaders who implement ET&A to uplift marginalized communities.

JEDI Leaders serve as a resource to support the needs and lived experiences of our students from historically marginalized and underrepresented communities, including activities such as mentorship, problem solving, conflict navigation, and resource delivery. Furthermore, JEDI leaders work to strengthen the student environment and advance the creation of an inclusive and affirming community by building relationships with students and conducting educational, cultural, social, and personal enrichment programs that promote dialogue, cultural awareness, intercultural knowledge and skills, and social justice principles.

The JEDI Coordinators, a senior leadership role that advises JEDI Leaders, also works to increase the awareness, knowledge and skills of their peers in the areas of social identity development, social justice, equity, and inclusion. JEDI Coordinators will co-facilitate trainings and dialogues both during summer training and throughout the academic year.

JEDI Leaders and Coordinators report to the Director of Multicultural and Identity Programs. The contacts for the JEDI Leader position are Patrick Hale and Michael Lara. For more information on the position, responsibilities, and eligibility, please see the full JEDI Leader Role Description (pdf).

Peer Career Ambassadors are the face of the Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development as students explore the services CCD has to offer. PCAs 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 be willing and able to promote CCD services, resources and brand CCD to their peers. 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. For more information, download the Peer Career Ambassador job description. The contact for the PCAs is Lee Goldstein.

The role of the Peer Mentor is to support Babson College in achieving the goals of transition and retention for new students (first-year, transfer, and exchange) through Undergraduate Orientation and into their first semester at Babson. Peer Mentors facilitate discussions, activities, and educational content for their students, and provide one-on-one support and mentorship for individual members of their cohort. Peer Mentors will gain experience and develop skills in group facilitation, interpersonal communication, public speaking, crisis response, conflict management, problem solving, and more.

Peer Mentors participate in training programs, regular meetings, Undergraduate Orientation, and other leadership trainings and experiences. The Peer Mentor position is a paid position. The contact for the Peer Mentors is Conor O'Brien.​

For more information regarding the responsibilities, eligibility, and benefits of the Peer Mentor position please see the attached Peer Mentor Position Description (pdf).

Spring 2021 Information Sessions:

  • Monday, January 25 - 3:00 p.m. (Join) (pw: peer-mentor)
  • Tuesday, January 26 - 8:00 p.m. (Join) (pw: peer-mentor)
  • Friday, January 29 - 3:00 p.m. (Join) (pw: peer-mentor)

Peers on Wellness (POWs) serve as student leaders dedicated to educating and supporting Babson students around alcohol and other drug use, gender-based violence, sexual health, and mental/emotional well-being. POWs facilitate Got Your BAC and Positive Consent workshops at New Student Orientation, produce the Stall Street Journal, manage the POW Party Grants program, support Fresh Check Day, and implement additional programs and events for the campus community. POWs are role models and resources to the undergraduate student population and ambassadors to the Health & Wellness Department. They receive extensive training on relevant health topics and leadership skills, and have the opportunity to attend national and regional peer education conferences through BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA. POWs serve on one of six subcommittees (Party Grants, Events, Curriculum, Marketing, Publications, Group Development & Communication) and must be able to contribute approximately 3–6 hours per week and participate in August and January trainings. The contact for the POWs is Elise Brucato.

The mission of Residence Education is to develop safe and inclusive residential campus communities. The Resident Assistant represents the Residence Education staff in their area as a peer leader, educator, and employee. Under the supervision of the Residence Education 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. The contact for the RAs is resed@babson.edu.

For more information regarding the responsibilities, eligibility, and benefits of the RA position please see the attached RA Position Description (pdf).

The Sustainability Office Intern program is a paid student position that combines campus action and outreach with leadership and professional development. From the start of the program, students are trained to become sustainability entrepreneurs in a large organization.

Interns will work on a combination of:

  • Individual or group campus sustainability projects
  • Managing events and programs, such as the annual Sustainability Fair
  • Marketing and Outreach, such as presenting to classes
  • Connecting with Babson staff members and faculty to partner on common sustainability goals

Each intern is expected to actively promote Sustainability at Babson through outreach and engagement, especially through working at campus events.

The Sustainability Office Intern program provides a dynamic work environment that includes both collaborative work and independent, self-directed work. Interns are expected to generate, evaluate, and execute new ideas and solutions for Sustainability at Babson. On average, interns work 3–7 hours per week, and are expected to participate in the weekly team meeting. The contact point for Sustainability Interns is Josh Stevenson.