"I'm from Africa, but I have never worked in Africa before. Going back and working in Senegal with such amazing people was really my way of giving back to the continent"
These projects expose our students to unique organizations in diversified sectors in developing countries, aligned or with the potential to influence their career aspirations.
The impact projects are designed for students completing the first year of their degree and require their commitment to ten weeks of fulltime work between June, July and August of every academic year.
The platform is a unique opportunity for our students to work in collaboration with local organisations, a partner university and local students in developing countries. Past projects were focused on healthcare delivery challenges in low-resource settings in Zambia and Senegal.
These impact projects are designed for students in the latter part of their degree and require their commitment to 6 weeks of part-time work and 2 weeks of fulltime work between April/May/June of every academic year.
We will shortly invite applications for our next set of Global Development Impact Platform that will be offered from 22 June to 28 August. These have been developed for students in the first half of their degree and it is essential they can commit to:
Further information about the Impact Platform - including the client, project deliverable and location - will be available from w/c 27 January.
The Africa Club is a student-run club at London Business School that promotes engagement on Africa within the school and with a broader community, either in London, Africa or globally. The Club members are individuals who have either worked in Africa or have cultural or professional interests in the continent.
The Women in Business (WIB) Club at LBS is one of the biggest clubs on campus, covering a wide range of areas: from recruitment, to a sub-group of Manbassadors; from relations with external initiatives like UN Women and HeForShe - to running impactful workshops on entrepreneurship and personal development - and also running our alumni relations programme. In addition, WIB runs an annual flagship conference.
The tech and media club aims to raise the profile of LBS amongst the broader technology community, both in the UK and internationally, and support the development and ongoing success of our students and alumni in the Tech & Media industries.
The goal of the Social Impact Club is to ignite purposeful leadership at LBS by making social impact relevant for all students. The Club explores projects that combine academic excellence, social consciousness and an enduring commitment to helping others. Encounter the NGO and NFP sectors’ greatest challenges and use state-of-the-art analysis to develop solutions.
We are open to other collaborations, please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org