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Board Fellowship Program

The Board Fellowship Program places qualified graduate students as Board Fellows on the governing boards of nonprofit organizations in Southeast Michigan.
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Domestic Corps

Domestic Corps provides Ross School of Business students high-level summer internships with nonprofits across the U.S.
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The monthly newsletter lists events and other news of interest.
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2013 Domestic Corps Projects

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) - www.edf.org

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) uses economic incentives to achieve transformational change within four key program areas - climate, oceans, ecosystems, and health. Through its Corporate Partnership Program, EDF works to harness the power of markets to unleash environmental salutations and innovations.

Mallory McLaughlin, MBA/MS '15: Mallory will work with EDF staff, The Sustainability Consortium, and Walmart's corporate sustainability team, merchants, and suppliers in different product categories to identify areas of potential product improvement with high greenhouse gas emissions, chemical toxicity, and/or agricultural impacts.

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Alex Schapira, BBA '14: Alex will work to develop a streamlined solution to organize, analyze, and create change management recommendations for host organizations involved in the EDF Climate Corps program.

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Jay Wolfgram, MBA/MS '15: Jay will work with EDF staff, The Sustainability Consortium, and Walmart's corporate sustainability team, merchants, and suppliers in different product categories to identify areas of potential product improvement with high greenhouse gas emissions, chemical toxicity, and/or agricultural impacts.

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Focus: HOPE - Detroit, MI - www.focushope.edu

Focus: HOPE is a nationally recognized civil and human rights organization in Detroit, with the mission of using intelligent and practical action to fight racism, poverty and injustice. Their programs include a food program for eligible mothers, children and senior citizens; education and training in information technology, manufacturing and engineering; community arts programs; community and economic development initiatives; a manufacturing operation; children's day care and education, conference facilities, and volunteer and outreach activities.

Laura Katsnelson, BBA '14: Laura will work on developing a strategic business and financial plan for the Center for Advanced Technologies engineering degree program. The program was previously supported by five universities and six industry partners, but has since lost the majority of its federal funding and needs to be revived.

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TEAM Schools: A KIPP Network - Newark, NJ - www.teamschools.org

TEAM runs high-performing KIPP schools in the Newark, New Jersey region that instill in their students the desire and ability to succeed in college, in order to change the world. KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. TEAM Schools operates one high school, two middle schools, and two elementary schools, with projections to open one additional school per year over the foreseeable future.

Nick Johnson, MBA/MPP '15: Nick will help lead the transition for TEAM Schools to an Activity Based Costing model. This will include selecting appropriate cost drivers, creating methodology, developing new financial reports, and communicating changes to school principals.

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