A Balancing Act: Mission and Money in My Internship in the Nonprofit Sector

Tim Scales

This post was written by Tim Scales, a second-year MBA candidate with a focus on social impact and entrepreneurship, in October 2016. Prior to Fuqua, he worked in support of the nonprofit arts and culture sector in New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina as a producer, marketer and consultant. At Fuqua, he is a CASE […]

The 3 Powerful Lessons on Culture from My Internship with KIPP

KIPP New Orleans

Javier Cortez, Daytime MBA 2017, wrote this post in October 2016. Javier joined Fuqua from Peru where he was born and raised. He is interested in leveraging his financial skills in the social impact investing sector. Before Duke, he worked in a private equity company before doing corporate finance in the leading movie theater chain […]

A Summer Interning in Social Impact Bonds and Healthcare

Julia Korn SIF

This post was written by Julia Korn, Daytime MBA 2017, in August 2016. Julia came to Fuqua from a career in healthcare. Most recently, she worked for North Shore-LIJ Health System (now Northwell Health). At Fuqua she is a CASE Fellow and the co-lead of the Net Impact Careers Cabinet. She graduated magna cum laude […]

Driving Innovation to Save Lives: My Internship with PATH

This post was written by Daytime MBA 2016 and CASE Scholar Alejandra Gerosa in March 2016. Alejandra came to Fuqua from a career as an advocate for organizations dedicated to making a difference. Most recently, she worked for independent humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders, managing face to face fundraising in the organization’s Spain association. She […]

My Internship Using Data Analysis to Improve Teacher Selection in Charter Schools

This post was written by Eleanor Boothroyd, Daytime MBA 2016, in February 2016. Eleanor is passionate about education. She serves on the Board of the Durham Nativity School in Durham and as Fuqua’s Net Impact Club co-chair of the Sustainable Business and Social Impact (SBSI) Conference, the largest conference of its kind in the Southeastern US. Prior […]

Mixing Private Capital and International Aid in Nepal: My Internship with USAID

This post was written by Colin Bready, dual Master of Public Policy and MBA candidate at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and Fuqua School of Business, in January 2016. At Duke, Colin is focusing on finance and international development. Last summer Colin interned at USAID in Washington D.C. exploring mobilizing private capital for […]

My Internship with Noora Health: Empowering Families as Caregivers

This post was written by Karen Ottoni, Fuqua MBA 2016 in November 2015. Karen arrived at the Fuqua School of Business after spending several years living abroad in Burundi and Ethiopia working in international development, primarily with USAID and USAID-funded projects. The experience inspired her to explore disruptive innovations happening at the intersection of business and social impact […]

Behind the Scenes at My Internship with Kampala Clinic

This post was written by Evelyn Powery, Fuqua MBA student in August 2015. While at Fuqua, she served as student co-chair for CASE i3 and as a CASE Fellow. Prior to Fuqua, Evelyn served in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer, teaching high school English and training Filipino teachers and principals. Evelyn’s internship was supported […]

Ending Needless Blindness in Mexico: My Internship with salaUno

This post was written by MBA student Tim Morilla in October 2014. During this summer Tim interned at salaUno, an eye care clinic in Mexico that seeks to offer high quality eye care service at affordable prices. Tim’s internship was supported by the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery (IPIHD), the Social Entrepreneurship Accelerator at […]

Our Internship Working on Economic Opportunity for All

This post was written by second year MBA students Laura Mixter and Ashley McPhail in October 2014. During this summer, both Laura and Ashley interned at Self-Help in Durham, NC. Their internships were supported by the Summer Internship Fund. Self-Help is a community development financial institution (CDFI) headquartered in Durham, NC. Working across a variety of functions to improve […]