The Stanford Management Internship Fund (SMIF) supports MBA students who take summer employment with nonprofits, government agencies, and social purpose businesses.
Many nonprofits, social enterprises, and government organizations have summer employment opportunities for graduate students, yet find it difficult to pay MBA-level salaries. SMIF supplements the employer contribution, bringing a Fellow’s compensation in line with the salaries earned by peers working in the for-profit sector.
The SMIF selection process is rigorous, both for organizations that wish to hire a Stanford MBA student and for students interested in participating:
The following organizations are eligible for SMIF support:
Applications submitted jointly by the student and employer are accepted between March and May each year. See the SMIF Employer Guide for deadlines.