EY Student Leaders Program

Sponsored by Ernst & Young (EY), the EY Student Leaders Program recognizes and provides opportunities for emerging leaders enrolled in the School of Management.

Students are selected for the program based on their demonstration of:

  • strong academic performance
  • leadership behaviors
  • a commitment to the community
  • engagement in a variety of activities

Transformative Leadership

The EY Student Leaders Program recognizes and provides opportunities for emerging transformative leaders – leaders who are purpose-driven and bring out the best in themselves and others. EY Student Leaders will have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through:

  • Personal purpose exploration.
  • Professional networking with EY professionals, campus ambassadors, Binghamton alumni, and business executives.
  • Collaboration with other EY Student Leaders on research projects, community service activities, and mentorship programming.
  • Exposure to innovative technology.
  • Training in statistical and data-driven decision-making, including data visualization, programming, modeling, and advanced analytic methods. 

Additional Benefits

  • Priority housing preference is for first-year students enrolled in the program.
  • Priority course registration each semester.
  • Honors certificate issued upon graduation by EY and the School of Management.
  • Direct access to individual mentoring from EY executives. 

Building a Better Working World

EY’s stated purpose is Building a Better Working World. Through its four integrated service lines — Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, and Tax — and with deep sector knowledge, EY helps clients capitalize on new opportunities and assess and manage risk to deliver responsible growth. Their high-performing, multidisciplinary teams help them fulfill regulatory requirements, keep investors informed and meet stakeholder needs.

As an EY Student Leader, you will have interactions with EY professionals, campus ambassadors, Binghamton alumni and business executives throughout your tenure in the program, as well as the opportunity to visit EY virtual and physical workplaces.  

Program Requirements

All students are required to meet the academic standards and program components outlined below in order to remain in the program and attain honors designation at graduation.

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher.
  • Enroll in the honors seminars each semester (no credit).
  • Enroll in MGMT 261 - Technical Case Competition (one credit during the Spring semester of sophomore year).
  • Enroll in MGMT 360 - Analytics Project (two credits, usually during junior year).
  • Attend mandatory events related to professional development, networking and engagement, community service, etc.
  • Complete two additional technical electives beyond the required core coursework.
  • Complete one additional writing course (Gen Ed C or J).