IMPACT Portal

IMPACT Careers

Careers

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Creating leaders who make a positive difference in the world is our core mission at Ross. Our unmatched history of attracting students interested in social impact, our centers and institutes, our deeply engaged alumni, and our flexible curriculum make Ross the perfect place to prepare for a career with a social impact.


IMPACT Career Stories

2017 Interns Gained Invaluable Experience
In the summer of 2017, the Center for Social Impact had a number of internship opportunities with a broad spectrum of organizations. Students from Ross, Ford, School of Social Work, Natural Resources, and other programs developed their skills while helping mission-driven organizations in Detroit and around the world.
2016 Summer Fund Interns Learned by Doing
The 2016 Summer Fund internship program was a great success all around. Students from Ross, Ford, School of Social Work, Natural Resources, and other programs developed their skills while helping mission-driven organizations in Detroit and around the world.

U-M Resources

Career Services

 

U-M Ross School of Business Career Development Office coordinates on-campus recruiting and also provides information on job postings and other career resources for Business School students.  Dimitri Wohns is the key contact for social impact career services.  A graduate of Michigan Ross, in 2017, his background with ClassPass in New York City and his interest in social causes make him a uniquely qualified source for career placement in social impact.

Ford School of Public Policy’s Career Services assists its students in exploring career options, internship opportunities, and developing successful job search strategies.

School of Social Work’s Career Services provides its students with information on careers, certification and licensing information, fellowships, and internships.

Kresge Library at the Ross School of Business has compiled a list of resources for nonprofit career information.

Looking for a social impact internship? If you are a Ross School of Business MBA or BBA junior looking for a challenging, high-level, paid summer project at a nonprofit organization or social enterprise, consider applying for an Impact Corps summer internship. The Impact Corps offers a variety of projects, including marketing, strategic planning, new business development, and civic consulting with top nonprofits and social enterprises across the world.


External Resources

The following list provides links to a variety of other nonprofit resource sites that contain job postings, fellowship opportunities, and other types of career information.


For-Profit Resources

Aspen Network Career Center
Here you will find job postings from Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) members, the small and growing businesses (SGBs) that they support, and other friends of the ANDE network.


B Work
Associated with B Lab, B Work connects purpose-driven jobseekers with positions at social enterprises who are using business as a force for good.


Echoing Green Foundation
A nonprofit foundation that 1) offers full-time fellowships, seed money, and technical support to emerging social entrepreneurs and 2) seeks rising stars in the private sector to engage as highly-effective board leaders of the world’s most innovative social enterprises.


Give to Get Jobs
Jobs in corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, social business, L3Cs, B corporations, social finance, and much more.


Good Food Jobs
Good Food Jobs is a gastro-job search tool, designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect.


Justmeans
Justmean’s mission is to equip individuals with the networks, news and jobs needed to create positive change.


Social Enterprise Alliance
Provides social enterprises with the tools and resources to succeed along with  a social enterprise job board.


Nonprofit Resources

Charity Village
Canada’s supersite for the nonprofit sector.


Chronicle of Philanthropy
Job postings along with job market news and trends.


Dot Org Jobs
Run by onPhilanthropy, this job board includes listings at nonprofits around the U.S.


The Foundation Center
Job postings; subscribe to free weekly e-mail job alerts.


Idealist
A link to 20,000 organizations in 150 countries, providing career resources, volunteer opportunities, and tools for nonprofit.


Michigan Nonprofit Association
MNA Classified Connection is a leading resource for nonprofit job opportunities in Michigan.


MBA-Nonprofit Connection
Through their network of partner schools, including Ross, they post management positions from the sector.


National Council of Nonprofits
Includes job listings from many states.


Nonprofit Career Network
Job postings, volunteer opportunities, career information.


Nonprofit Talent
Nonprofit executive search, transition management and consultative services to nonprofits, foundations, associations and government agencies.


Nonprofit Times – Classifieds
Job ads, updated twice per month.


Npo.net
Nonprofit news and job postings for the Chicago area.


OneWorld Global Jobs
OneWorld Global Jobs lists job openings in nonprofit and humanitarian endeavors around the globe.


Opportunity Knocks
A national online job site focused exclusively on the nonprofit community.


Professionals for Nonprofits
Recruiting firm focused on the nonprofit sector, but also runs a job board for the mid-Atlantic U.S.


Other Resources

The Bridgespan Group
Advisor and resource for mission-driven organizations and philanthropists.


Public Service Careers
Job postings and career information.


Stanford University Haas Center for Public Service
Searchable database of fellowships, internships, and service programs.


Workmonger
Offers tools for finding non-teaching jobs in the education sector.