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
Learn About Becoming a Stanford Trustee
The Alumni Committee on Trustee Nominations is seeking four extraordinary alumni leaders to serve on the Board of Trustees. Applications are open to all Stanford alumni through September 5. The deadline for referring a qualified alum is August 29. Details
Family Business Role Play
Role play sessions are a critical element for the GSB course "The Yin and Yang of Family Business Transitions." We are looking for GSB alumni who are or have been involved in family businesses and are interested in volunteering at one or more sessions with MBA and MSx (formerly Sloan) students. Details
MBA Admission is Coming to a City Near You
MBA Admissions will be holding events for prospective applicants in over 100 cities around the world. As alumni, you are our most valuable resource for identifying talent. Please encourage any prospective applicants to attend an information session! Details
Alumni Entrepreneur Coaches Needed - Aug 26 & Aug 27, 2014
The GSB-sponsored Endeavor Leadership Program is looking for alumni interested in coaching Endeavor entrepreneurs on how to solve challenges within their global companies. The business challenge coaches will facilitate small group discussions around specific issues faced by participants. Learn more by emailing staff member Darya Gilani at email@example.com
Mentor a Venture Project Team
Stanford Ignite (formerly PRIE/SIE) seeks industry professionals and entrepreneurs to serve as venture project team mentors for our two on campus programs this summer. Our Ignite Full-time program is for current Stanford graduate students and working professionals. And our Ignite -Veterans for U.S. military veterans. Remote mentoring is possible. Recent graduates to more experienced executives are welcome. Contact Bryan Hiraki, Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 650-736-0859.
Host an MBA for a 4-Week International Immersion Project
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 Volunteer Opportunity: Transform African Businesses Into Market Leaders
Apply today to coach a portfolio of executives in general management, operations, finance, strategy, marketing, product/service innovations, and other functional areas as needed. Learn More
Serve on the GSB Alumni Association's Board of Directors
Nominate yourself or another GSB volunteer for a two-year term advising the Alumni Association on its programs and services. The Association's nominations committee seeks to constitute a board that is broadly representative of the current and future GSB alumni body in all respects. Details
Reunions Planning Volunteers
Get social and join classmates in planning your next MBA reunion. Visit your class website for information about your next reunion and how to volunteer.
GSB Fundraising Volunteers
Become a class agent, or reunion fundraising committee member. Contact Development at +1-650-723-3356 to learn more about these volunteer opportunities.
More Volunteering Opportunities at the GSB
- 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.
|Corporate Governance and Leadership Research Initiatives||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.