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Frequently Asked Questions

Thanks for your interest in Social Impact Consulting Club.  For any specific questions you have, please feel free to contact the club at somimpactconsultingclub@gmail.com.

What is Social Impact Consulting (SIC)?

Social Impact Consulting (SIC) is a student organization at the Yale School of Management that provides pro bono consulting services to nonprofit organizations in the New Haven area. For 20 years, SIC has brought together nonprofit leaders and Yale MBA students to achieve a positive impact in the New Haven community.

What kind of work does SIC do?

SIC provides pro bono consulting services to nonprofit organizations in the New Haven area. SIC's engagements focus on the key areas of: Financial Planning, Human Resourices, Marketing/PR, Operations, Strategy and Design & Innovation. More details on SIC's projects can be found here

Who are the student consultants?

Typically all of the students are 1st year students at the Yale School of Management, though students can apply as 2nd years and from other schools across Yale. They come with a wide array of backgrounds, skills and interests representative of the diversity of SOM's student body. Consultants are supported by 2nd year advisors and additional resources from SOM including relevant professors, professional clubs and more.

Is there a cost to working with SIC?

No. SIC's services are free of charge to non-profit organizations and social enterprises.  

How do I qualify to participate as a client? 

SIC's services are available to any social sector organization with offices in the New Haven area. Organizations must be accessible to students at the Yale School of Management based in New Haven, CT. While we accept applications from all clients who have offices in the New Haven area, priority is given to organizations whos work and impact are also local.

How do I apply to be a client?

Applications are open from the middle of July until the end of August.  If you are interested in applying, please send an email to somimpactconsultingclub@gmail.com to request an application.