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Student Opportunities

There are many opportunities on and off campus for students to participate in cross-disciplinary and cross-sector projects and programs which have the capacity to have a positive impact on the community. A few student opportunities are listed below. For more information and to express you interest in getting involved, please email blueskyinstitute@boisestate.edu.

B CORP BADGE

The B Corp Badge provides students an opportunity to work with businesses wanting to measure their social and environmental performance.

Students seeking to gain hands-on consulting experience will learn more about how business can be used as a force for good. Additionally, students will be able to apply B Corp Certification concepts, gain meaningful industry experience, build relationships with business leaders in the Treasure Valley community, and gain a certification of their skills from the Idaho Department of Labor.

Past teams have worked with companies including: Garage Wine Co. (Chile), Joga-Ki, Pinnacle Integrated Medicine, Proof Eyewear, and Treefort Music Fest.

B|ON BOARD

The City of Boise group Boise Young Professionals (BYP) host annual programming in order to prepare young professionals for board service.

For more information visit: http://www.boiseyp.org/byp-programs/bon-board/.

HULT PRIZE

The Hult Prize is supported by the Clinton Global Initiative and is the world’s largest social enterprise competition. Each year, a challenge is released in which student teams worldwide work to create a solution.

Since 2014, Boise State University has sent at least one team to the Hult Prize Regional Semi-Finals. Teams have competed in Dubai, London, San Francisco, Shanghai, and other locations.

To learn more about the Hult Prize, the current challenge, and/or apply to compete visit: http://www.hultprize.org/.

NET IMPACT

With more than 15,000 members and 240 chapters, Net Impact is one of today’s most influential networks of MBAs, graduate students, and professionals.

Net Impact Boise State, is an affiliate of an international organization consisting of undergraduate, graduate, and professional level clubs throughout the world. Net Impact Boise State operates from the College of Business and Economics Graduate program and is open to senior and graduate business students.

For more information visit: https://cobe.boisestate.edu/netimpact/.

SUSTAINABILITY MINOR

The short-term goal of the sustainability minor is to prepare students to help organizations change the way they design policies, processes, products, and services, and allocate resources by applying tools such as sustainable cost-benefit analyses and problem solving strategies. The long-term goal is to positively transform individuals, organizations, communities, fields, and systems in ways that seek to balance social, environmental, and economic needs and impacts.

For more information visit: https://bsi.boisestate.edu/sustainability-minor/.

SUSTAINABILITY REPORTING BADGE

Since 2014, The College of Business and Economics has produced a fully student led sustainability report. In 2016, the College of Health Sciences produced the first annual sustainability report. Students interested in gaining hand-on, applied learning experience in the realm of impact measurement are invited to participate in the annual sustainability reporting process.

Please email blueskyinstitute@boisestate.edu to receive informational updates and join the team.

WOMEN OF THE WORKPLACE

In 2016, Women of the Workplace (WOW) was created and is open to students across disciplines. WOW seeks to mentor, educate, encourage and strengthen female students at Boise State University, preparing them for the workplace.

For more information about the next WOW event email womenworkplace@boisestate.edu and visit the WOW Facebook page.