Volunteering at the GSB
We hope all alumni will consider investing in a volunteer opportunity here that fits their needs and challenges their strengths to help enrich the culture of the Stanford Graduate School of Business nationally and worldwide.
Featured Volunteer Opportunities
- Business Coaching In Ghana
Apply today to coach entrepreneurs and business leaders with the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED). A selected team of alumni will spend six months in Africa helping to launch SEED's work.
- Host an MBA for a 4-Week International Immersion Projet
The GMIX Program provides summer opportunities for GSB students to spend four weeks working outside the United States in corporate, government, or NGO-sponsored settings. Interested in hosting an MBA for a project? Learn More
- Alumni Relations
- Advisory Boards*
|Contact Alumni Relations about these volunteer opportunities at+1-650-723-4046.|
|Reunion Committee||Work with your classmates and the Alumni Association to organize reunion events.|
|Alumni Chapters||Lead a chapter and organize alumni in regional areas or simply help plan an event in your area. Find your chapter|
|Alumni/Student Mentor Program||Mentor a student based on career aspirations, recreational interests,
or location, from anywhere in the world. Details
|Alumni/Student Dinner Series||Host student clubs for small, informal industry-focused dinners at your home, or sign up to be a student club resource. Learn more|
|Student Clubs||Volunteer as a resource for any of the 60+ student clubs - i.e.,View from the Top, Wine Circle, Manufacturing Club, and the Latin American Club, to name just a few.|
|Alumni Consulting Team (ACT)||Volunteer with other GSB alums and make use of your management skills by providing pro bono consulting services to social benefit organizations throughout the Bay Area. More about ACT|
|Alumni Online Services||Assist the SBSAA Web editor in testing new online programs and services. Be a blogger, or help maintain SBSAA's Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn networks.|
|Class Secretary||Keep in touch with your classmates and share the information with others through Class Notes - the first thing you look at when you get the latest Stanford Business magazine. Contact News and Publications at +1-650-723-3157 for more information.|
|Contact Development about these volunteer opportunities at +1-650-723-3356.|
|Reunion Fundraising||Assist with the fundraising efforts of your class to increase participation and encourage classmates to make a substantial gift.|
|Class Agent||Communicate with classmates through personal letters, emails, and phone calls to increase their involvement in development activities between reunion years.|
MBA Career Management Center
|Contact the Stanford MBA Career Management Center (CMC) about these volunteer opportunities at 650-723-2151.|
|Industry Contact||Offer to be an information resource to students and fellow alumni interested in learning about your industry and organization.|
|Industry Mock Interviewer||Assist students in polishing their job interviewing skills.|
|Club Speaker||Speak at student club events to provide insights about your industry and organization.|
|Job Leads||Let us know if your organization has hiring needs and we will work with you to design an effective recruitment strategy.|
|GSB Business Advice||Share industry best practices and seek advice using the GSB Business Advice Discussion Board.|
|GSB Business News||Announce your business news to other alumni on the Business News Discussion Board.|
|Contact MBA Admissions about these volunteer opportunities at +1-650-723-2766.|
|Attracting and Recruiting Prospects||Identify viable candidates and encourage them to apply; provide meeting space or financial sponsorship for MBA information sessions; answer questions from prospect via email or telephone; serve as an alumni panelist at information sessions and share your pre- and post-GSB experiences.|
|Interviewing Applicants*||Conduct one-on-one interviews in your local area or conduct interviews at Stanford.|
|Welcoming Admits||Attend an admit weekend alumni dinner at Stanford; contact admits and address their concerns and/or interest relevant to your experience; plan and host an alumni reception for admits in your local area.|
Sloan Master's Program
|Contact Sloan Master's Program about these volunteer opportunities at +1-650-723-2149.|
|Study Trip Meeting Host||Serve as a resource for Sloan Program staff in arranging corporate meetings
for study trips.
|Prospective Student Informational Interviewer||Share your experience and insights with potential applicants to the Sloan Program.|
|Career Resource||Hire a graduating Sloan Fellow (self-funded) for your organization or refer them to colleagues who can benefit from having an experienced manager on their team.|
|Center for Entrepreneurial Studies||
Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
|Center for Social Innovation||Center for Social Innovation
Contact CSI at +1-650-723-6519 for more details about CSI volunteer opportunities.
|Center for Global Business
& the Economy
|Global Experiences for MBAs
Contact CGBE at +1-650-723-4201 to learn more about study trips and the GMIX experience.
|Center for Leadership Development & Research||Executive Challenge Judge*
Participate in this annual event at the end of autumn quarter that serves as a capstone experience for the Leadership Labs core MBA course. Due to the overwhelming interest in this program, this volunteer opportunity is by invitation only.
Contact CLDR at +1-650-724-9213 to indicate you interest.
|The following boards are by invitation to ensure diversity by class, geography, and industry experience to meet the needs of each board.|
SBSAA Board of Directors*
GSB Management Board*
Business School Fund Council*
Stanford Sloan Alumni Advisory Board*
Women's Initiative Network Advisory Committee*