Institute for Business in Society

Student Engagement

Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank meets with students

IBiS engages with student groups at Darden and the University of Virginia to support programs and events that align with the IBiS mission.  

Graduate Students

IBiS works with several student organizations at the Darden School to plan events and to host speakers that increase awareness and discussion about business in society issues. IBiS sponsors the annual Business in Society Conference, in which several Darden student clubs such as Business & Public Policy, Net Impact, Energy, Education, Emerging Markets Development and Health Care convene topical panel discussions about current issues in their respective fields.

 Darden Non-profit Internship Fund 

DNIF is a program funded by both students and the Darden School that helps First Year students defray summer living expenses while pursuing internships within nonprofit organizations.

Social Impact Careers 

Darden has seen an increasing number of MBA students interested in social impact and sustainability careers. The school's Career Development Center can help students plot their career path.

Global Business and Field Experiences 

IBiS supports global learning opportunities by encouraging the participation of organizations and MBA students focused on social impact.

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