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
- Change Lives in Africa
Serve as a Business Coach for 6 to 12 months in Africa, or as a remote Business Advisor from your home or office. The Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) is currently looking for alumni volunteers to contribute their business expertise to growing businesses in Africa.
- 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.|
MSx/Sloan Master's Program
|Contact MSx/Sloan Master's Program about these volunteer opportunities at +1-650-723-2149.|
|Study Trip Meeting Host||Serve as a resource for MSx/Sloan Program staff in arranging corporate meetings
for study trips.
|Prospective Student Informational Interviewer||Share your experience and insights with potential applicants to the MSx/Sloan Program.|
|Career Resource||Hire a graduating MSx/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 MSx/Sloan Alumni Advisory Board*
Women's Initiative Network Advisory Committee*
- Volunteer Awards
- Beyond the Farm
Beyond the Farm seeks to extend Stanford's spirit of service to communities around the world through the volunteer efforts of Stanford alumni, family and friends.