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.
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 Lauren Wilkes.
College Advancement Ambassador
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 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. The contact for the CAAs is Denning Aaris.
Education Abroad Peer Advisor (EAPA)
Education Abroad Peers Advisors (EAPAs) are student leaders who have participated in an education abroad program through Babson. Being an EAPA allows students to promote study abroad while sharing their story with fellow students. Each EAPA is expected to have advising hours once a week, check-in with students currently abroad as well as exchange students on campus, monitor the EAPA@babson.edu account, present in FYS classes and Babson Abroad 101, and assist in education abroad events on campus such as pre-departure orientation. EAPAs hold advising hours on Tuesday afternoons from 4:30–6 p.m. in Reynolds and Fridays from 1:30–4 p.m. in the Glavin Office. EAPAs are part of the Glavin Office of International Education.
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 Blackboard, 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 proctor FME exams, collaborate with the Office of Faith and Service 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 in August as well as monthly meetings in Fall / Spring semesters. All applicants for the FME Mentor position must have a 2.8 minimum GPA. The contact for the FME Mentors is Kevin O'Leary.
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. The contact for the Honor Board is Dan DeLuca.
Peer Career Ambassador (PCAs)
Peer Career Ambassadors are the face of the Hoffman Family Undergraduate Center for Career Development for first and second year students setting the foundation as they 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 (pdf) 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 the First-Year Seminar program. 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, and their assigned First-Year Seminar class (if applicable). The Peer Mentor position is not a paid position. The contact for the Peer Mentors is Conor O'Brien.
Peers On Wellness (POWs)
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 Watch 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 must be able to contribute approximately 3–6 hours per week and participate in August and January trainings. The contact for the POWs is Ashleigh Hala.
Resident Assistant (RAs)
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 email@example.com.
For more information regarding the responsibilities, eligibility, and benefits of the RA position please see the attached RA Position Description.
Sustainability Office Intern
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 change agents.
Interns will work on a combination of:
- Individual or group campus sustainability projects
- Managing annual programs, such as the Zero Waste Challenge or Slash the Trash
- Marketing and Outreach, such as presenting to classes and door to door campaigning
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 seek, act on, and evaluate 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 for the Sustainability Office Interns is Asheen A. Phansey.