MBA Sustainability and Human Rights Summer Fellowship
The NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business offer first-year MBA students a paid opportunity to work at a company on sustainability and human rights issues during their summer. Students will participate in a pre-internship training and become deeply immersed in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and human rights issues faced by their company through their summer internship.
Applications are now open for the 2023 Cohort and will close on February 5, 2023. Host companies include Eventide, Gore Mutual, K02 Consulting, Nespresso, Tory Burch, and Williams Sonoma.
Summer 2022 Fellowship Recipients
Kirsten Abel (MBA '23) – Kyndryl
Kirsten will lead two high visibility projects in our Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Practice. In the first, she will leverage materiality assessment results to drive impact and inform ESG strategy and in the second, she will conduct research to develop innovative ESG offerings to support impact on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and business growth.
Isa Ballard (MBA '23) – Williams-Sonoma, Inc
Isa will work with Williams-Sonoma, Inc. on projects related to supply chain innovation, sustainability, circular economy, worker education and empowerment, and ESG reporting. The post will involve research, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and strategy development.
Abbey Chase (MBA '23) – New Balance
Abbey will support New Balance on their fair compensation work and supply chain responsible leadership program.
Yurany Hernandez (MBA '23) – Gore Mutual Insurance
Yurany will work on two projects with Gore Mutual: one focusing on CSB's Return on Sustainability Investment (ROSI) methodology and the other to support with developing a framework for the launch of their ESG program.
Puja Kenia (MBA '23) – Natoora
Puja will chart a course that is both sustainable and impactful at a global scale. She will work with stakeholders of Sourcing, Operations, Business Intelligence, Tech, Service Delivery and Education, matching everyday business as usual requirements with ambitious targets for carbon neutrality.
Sophie Kennedy (MBA '23) – Nespresso
Sophie will support Nespresso's social and environmental impact. Some deliverables will include the development of social impact strategy, including BCorp principles, of competitors and other certified BCorp companies of similar size and/or industry, conduct research of end-of-life capsules for selected key markets, help drive the environmental strategy/plan, and support waste audits at our head office and/or local boutique locations