Top Social Impact Employers of Michigan Ross MBA Graduates
From the classroom to communities around the world, the Ross MBA experience is designed to help you standout as you recruit for jobs that make positive change a reality.
Add a Specialization to Your MBA
You will benefit from the resources, networks, and expertise of the centers and institutes at Michigan Ross. These organizations help you develop deep expertise and experience in a wide variety of social-impact fields.
As part of the Michigan Ross core curriculum, you’ll fully dedicate yourself to working with an organization on solving a real business problem right before your summer internship. Take a look at recent MAP projects in social impact.
Learn from some of the best professors around in courses covering everything from nonprofit leadership to sustainable development in emerging markets.
BA 612 - Business Strategies for the Base of the Pyramid
BA 670 - +Impact Studio: Translating Research into Practice
BA 685 - International Business Immersion
MO 637 - Social Intrapreneurship: Leading Social Innovation in Organizations
MKT 614 - Nonprofit and Social Marketing
STRAT 566 - Systems Thinking for Sustainable Development and Enterprise
Our dedication to students pursuing careers in impact goes beyond the classroom. The Impact Advantage Student Loan Repayment Program offers graduates up to $37,500 in loan support to those pursuing careers in social impact across educational, governmental, and nonprofit sectors during the first five years post-graduation. Impact Advantage is open to qualified alumni of the Full-Time MBA program who graduated May 2021 or after.
Your immersion in the impact space doesn’t stop with focused academics. Outside of the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to add real-life work and outcomes to your extracurricular activities as well.
Net Impact is an international network of business leaders committed to responsible business models, policies, and practices. At Ross, Net Impact provides resources and support for MBAs who are exploring careers in social impact.
Detroit R&B strives for impact by contributing to Detroit organizations through student-run consulting projects and motivating U-M students to choose Detroit as a career and lifestyle destination.
At the nation’s first student-led impact investing fund, join a team of students leading real investments in innovative companies that place social and environmental impact at the heart of their business model.
Business for a Better World
Engage in opportunities that will help you to make a positive impact in business and society. Business+Impact is the central hub for resources, faculty research, and action-based opportunities to help students tackle complex challenges in the fields of business impact and sustainability.
Four Ross MBA students share their experiences getting involved in social-impact opportunities at Michigan Ross and recruiting for social-impact jobs.
Our Career Development Office will be with you every step of the way to help you find and land a job with impact that you’ll love.
With more peer coaches than any other business school, at Ross you’re sure to find a student with experience and insight into the industry you’re interested in. Why not reach out and connect?
These small, career-specific teams come together weekly to offer information, guidance, and support as you prepare for internship recruiting. FACT groups (Functional Accountability Career Teams) are facilitated by second-year MBA peer coaches.
FACT Group Spotlight: Careers with Impact
This FACT group will bring you together with your peers and help you navigate the recruiting process as you search for a career that celebrates your passion for impact.