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MBA Society and Business Fellowship

MBA Society and Business Fellowship

Sponsored by the USC Marshall Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab (BSEL), the MBA Society and Business Fellowship Program is a highly selective, year-long opportunity for a small cadre of MBA and MBA.PM students earning a business degree to pursue careers in poverty alleviation, including homelessness, education, global health, sustainability and more.

As a Society and Business Fellow, students receive:

  • Monthly cohort meetings with like-minded students and professional networking relationships with alumni who share values.
  • Personal mentoring from the Brittingham Social Enterprise Lab (BSEL) staff.
  • Targeted guidance and counseling for summer internships and full-time employment.
  • Professional development tailored to non-traditional business careers.
  • Priority registration for BAEP 566/567, 571, 591.
  • Exclusive opportunities to meet with industry leaders and exposure to best practices in social entrepreneurship.
  • Funding toward professional development opportunities.
  • Priority consideration for a subsidy (up to $2,500) to complete a summer internship at an eligible nonprofit organization.

Eligibility

First- and second-year full-time MBAs and second- and third-year MBA.PMs are eligible.

Applications for the 2020–2021 academic year

Applications for the fellowship are now open and will be reviewed in January; the program will begin in February 2021. Click on the document below to learn more about this year's program.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to Michelle Chow (chowm@marshall.usc.edu) by midnight PT on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Students accepted to the program must be available to attend the mandatory orientation on Friday, Feb. 5.