MBA students with backgrounds in all sectors are encouraged to integrate social enterprise skills into their academic, professional, and personal lives. Opportunities for involvement in social enterprise at HBS include elective courses and field-based learning experiences; internships and career development programs; and student clubs and organizations.



During their first year, students take courses and analyze cases that incorporate social enterprise, and can customize their second-year experience by choosing elective courses and independent projects specific to social enterprise.


MBA students can engage in a wide variety of career development programs that support their social impact career pathways.


A wide variety of clubs & activities serve as major vehicles for supporting students interested in social enterprise, while promoting and building the social enterprise community at HBS.

New Venture Competition

The Social Enterprise Track supports new ventures that drive social change using nonprofit, for-profit, or hybrid models.