In Bard’s experiential
NYCLab course, MBA students complete a yearlong professional consultancy in the first year of their business program. Over two semesters, MBA students work with corporate, governmental, and nonprofit organizations to solve sustainability-related business problems. Student teams are assigned clients based on the team members’ interests and skill-sets and are mentored by Laura Gitman, Chief Operating Officer at BSR, a leading global organization that develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research and cross-sector collaboration. Learn more
about the key role experience plays in preparing for a career in sustainability.The RFP for projects for the 2021-2022 academic year will be released in spring 2021.
** Please see our call for proposals from Black owned businesses and social justice organizations **
How does NYCLab work?
Working in teams, students engage in consultancies for businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits. The course runs two full semesters, from August through May. Teams develop and negotiate project agreements with clients that define the scope of work, project deliverables, deadlines, and expectations for communication and information sharing.Please click on the client's logo below to read the project description.