Stanford GSB supports you in your exploration of social and environmental issues, helps you develop the skills you need to address them, and provides a networked community and financial resources to help you get started.
No matter your approach to impact, we are here to enable you on your journey.
Explore Social and Environmental Impact Programming
Support Every Step of the Way
Throughout your personal and professional journey, you may take on different community leadership roles. Whether you decide to support an impact organization and apply your management skills to public issues, or start your own impact venture, Stanford GSB may provide funds and resources, such as coaching, community building, and networks to help you.
We provide guidance and financial support for summer internships with high-impact organizations, as well as an immersion program to explore a social or environmental venture.
MBA and MSx students who plan to pursue a career focused on social or environmental impact after graduation can apply for Impact Careers Fellowships and Prizes.
Meet Our Fellows
For more than fifteen years, we have offered the year-long Stanford Impact Founder Fellowship which provides generous funding and advising to graduating students who want to start a high-impact venture that addresses a pressing social or environmental need.
Personalize Your Coursework
Focus your courses and co-curricular experiences on an interest area or your preferred approach, such as social entrepreneurship, nonprofit leadership, impact investing, or public policy.
Our learning model allows you to tailor your education through a combination of context-building, skills-based, and issue-focused courses, as well as experiential learning.
Beyond the Classroom
From experiential learning programs to student clubs, you will find many opportunities to enhance your learning beyond the classroom to make a difference in the world.
Explore how students have engaged in impact during their time at GSB and post-graduation by interest area through extracurricular activities, coursework, faculty engagement, and community.