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U-M Ross Business + Impact
U-M Ross Business + Impact
Map Your U-M Journey


Map Your U-M Journey



Impact career resources are available at Michigan Ross, which also has an engaged alumni base, great services and a flexible curriculum. Creating leaders who make a positive difference in the world is our core mission at Ross. We have been attracting students interested in social impact for year. Our centers and institutes, our philosophy, and active faculty make Ross the perfect place to prepare for a career with impact.  You can also get the tools to give you a resume that gets noticed.

If you go into an impact career after grad school, what kind of support can you expect as a Ross alum?  Ross’ Impact Advantage Program can provide you with up to $37,500 in educational loan repayment support if you’re a full-time MBA graduate who has pursued a career in nonprofit or public sector organizations.

U-M Resources

Career Services

The University Career Center guides students through the entire job search process with career coaching, career tracks, fairs and UCAN alumni coaching.

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 CDO MBA Adjunct Coach for Careers with Impact career coaching. He is a Ross alum (MBA ’17), and he spent 6+ years coaching MBAs pursuing Careers with Impact and managing the Impact peer coaches. While pursuing his MBA at Ross, he was Co-President of Net Impact @ Ross. Leslie Lynn, Director of Career Coaching, oversees the Impact Peer Coaches, and related offerings.

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.

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.

80,000 Hours
Join over 150,000 subscribers, and get one part of our career guide sent to your inbox each week.

Abt Associates
Abt Associates is an engine for social impact, fueled by caring, curiosity and cutting-edge research that moves people from vulnerability to security.

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.

Environmental, natural resources & conservation, renewable energy & sustainability, and outdoor & environmental education job postings

ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, social consulting services and sustainability related services.

Forbes Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts
Comprised of 10 trailblazing community organizations and 10 innovative OZ funds, the Forbes OZ 20 shines a light on the players harnessing the new tax policy to create lasting change in America’s overlooked communities.

FSG is a global, mission-driven consulting firm that partners with foundations and corporations to create equitable systems change. Through customized consulting services, innovative thought leadership, and learning communities, we’re working to create a world where everyone can live up to their full potential.

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.

Guidehouse combines unequaled expertise, specialized resources and deep domain experience to solve problems that cross sectors, industries and geographies for clients of the public sector and the regulated commercial markets they serve.

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.

Job postings for enterprise and community development. NextBillion is an initiative of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.

Sustainable finance job postings.

The Bridgespan Group
The Bridgespan Group is a global nonprofit that strives to make the world more equitable and just.

Job postings for sustainability-related positions.

Charity Village
Canada’s supersite for the nonprofit sector.

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

Dalberg is a global group of change makers working to build a more inclusive and sustainable world where all people, everywhere, can reach their fullest potential.

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

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.

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

Global Impact Investing Network
GIIN publishes job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Guide to Nonprofit Hiring
Information on the availability and salaries of various nonprofit positions, with resume advice.

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.

NetImpact Jobs and Internship Board
This social impact focused college org has a listing that includes job listings from many states and types of business.

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.
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.

World Wide Fund for Nature 
WWF works to help local communities conserve the natural resources they depend upon; transform markets and policies toward sustainability; and protect and restore species and their habitats.

The 51 Best Places to Look for Social Impact Jobs in 2020
This article is unique in coalescing many impact career sites in one place.

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

MSW Online
A student-focused resource for anyone considering education to prepare for a career in a social work-related field.
Social Work Internship Guide
Social Work in Michigan
Social Work Career Center 

Public Service Careers
Job postings and career information.

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

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

NextBillion Internships
Job postings for internships, fellowships and service programs. NextBillion is an initiative of the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.

Impact Capitalism Summit – April

Ceres Conference – April

MIE National Conference – May

US SIF Annual Conference – end of May

VERGE – October

SOCAP – October

Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) Investor Forum – October

Annual SRI Conference – November

Business for Social Responsibility Annual Conference – November