The REDF Farber Program is a leadership program designed to give MBA students with a passion for social change the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, develop essential skills and build a network in the fields of social enterprise and venture philanthropy.
Hands-on Experience in a Social EnterpriseThe ten-week Farber Internship offers MBAs the opportunity to apply business skills to strategic projects in an entrepreneurial nonprofit context.
Professional Development WorkshopsFarber Interns participate in workshops - such as "Pre-Feasibility and Business Planning" and "Identifying and Managing Social Costs" – to enhance their nonprofit management skills.
NetworkingA number of summer networking events are held for Interns to meet with Farber Alumni and other leaders in the fields of social enterprise and venture philanthropy.
REDF CoachingEach Intern has a REDF coach who provides guidance and acts as a sounding board, helping formulate social enterprise strategies.
Peer GroupEach summer there is a cohort of five to ten Farber Interns. This group of like-minded MBAs meets regularly to learn from each other’s unique experiences.
Alumni CommunityFarber Interns will join the 100+ Farber Alumni who are leading change in social enterprise, nonprofit management and the for-profit sector.
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If you have questions about the Farber Internship Program, please contact REDF at email@example.com.
Farber Interns and Fellows make a meaningful difference to social enterprises, and to the individuals whom these enterprises employ and support. Click on the organizations listed below for the perspectives of two Farber supervisors as they describe the impact that Farber projects have had on the success of their enterprises.
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San Francisco, CA 94103
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Richmond, CA 94804