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Your Foundation as an Entrepreneurial Leader Starts Here

Anyone has the potential to lead—not just those in formal positions of power or authority. At Babson, you can develop the skills you need to positively and ethically influence individuals, teams, organizations, your community, or society at large.

3 Keys of Leadership

Purpose: Who do I need to be? What do I want to be?

Network: Who do I need to know? Who do I want to know?

Learning: What do I need to know and do? What do I want to know and do?

Babson Leadership Academy

Direct your own learning and development as an entrepreneurial leader. The Babson Leadership Academy guides you to ask and answer major questions to help develop an emotionally intelligent leadership style, improve leadership competence, and increase future leadership potential.

Student Government Association

Be heard as a member of the Student Government Association (SGA), the voice of the student body. You can join SGA as a senator within your first few weeks on campus and take an active role in organizing and implementing campus-wide programming.

Leadership Positions

Student leaders are the fire that ignites the campus with school spirit and pride, while implementing new, engaging initiatives for the student body. As an undergraduate, there are several ways you can practice the leadership skills you’re learning inside the classroom.

As one of the first people students meet when visiting campus, Admission Fellows conduct first-year admission interviews, speak at information sessions, and more. 

Admission Fellows are rising juniors and seniors with diverse involvement on campus and who are excited to share their Babson experience with prospective students.

 

Provide innovative approaches to help enhance the Babson Dining program while meeting other undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of backgrounds.

You’ll 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.

 

Working directly with the Alumni and Friends Network, these ambassadors get access to exclusive networking opportunities, act as hosts for events, work with student affinity organizations, and engage with alumni. As a CAA, you get to participate in training programs, alumni events, and more.

 

Every Babson student takes Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship. What better way to use the skills you gained your first year than to pay them forward?

As an FME mentor, your job is to collaborate closely with your faculty members and serve as a resource to students in your FME section, helping them generate ideas and execute their businesses.

As a board member, you serve as an objective member of the community, along with faculty and staff, to resolve both academic and non-academic disciplinary cases. In this crucial role, you’ll challenge yourself to think critically, listen effectively, and communicate clearly.

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

JEDIs 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 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.

As a PCA, you are trained to develop the skills and expertise to assist your peers with their career-related needs. This includes promoting the Center for Career Development resources, as well as collaborating with other key student leaders on campus to organize events and present key career topics to students. 

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. As a peer mentor, you’ll facilitate discussions, activities, and educational content for a cohort of students, and provide one-on-one support and mentorship for individual members.

Educate and support your peers around alcohol and other drug use, gender-based violence, sexual health, and mental/emotional well-being. POWs facilitate Positive Consent workshops at New Student Orientation, produce the Stall Street Journal, and more.

As a POW, you’ll 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 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

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. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to apply for RA positions.

Combining campus action and outreach with leadership and professional development, sustainability interns work on a number of projects, including individual or group campus sustainability projects, event management, marketing outreach, and more.

Lead Inside and Outside the Classroom

See all the ways you can sharpen your leadership skills on campus. Or, if you’re ready, start your application.

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