UC Berkeley Haas School of Business | Groups


Net Impact is a community that serves to educate and equip Haas students to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

What we are:

  • Support of those interested in:
    1. Social impact after Haas, through networking and career development support
    2. Social impact while at Haas, through skills development opportunities
  • Hub of social impact at Haas:
    • Coordination with social impact related activities within other student clubs and groups
    • Main contact between students and Berkeley Haas organizations for social impact-related activities:
      • Berkeley Haas Institute for Business and Social Impact (IBSI)
      • Berkeley Haas Center for Responsible Business (CRB)
      • Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL)
      • Center for Equity, Gender, & Leadership (EGAL)
    • Net Impact coordinates by:
      • Providing information to the Career Management Group (CMG) about student interests and from the CMG about career opportunities
      • Identifying and filling gaps between current offerings and student goals/needs (identified through surveys and feedback)
      • Ensuring all social impact events are open to Net Impact members and marketing them through the Net Impact newsletter and Facebook page
  • A chapter of the broader Net Impact organization:
    • Net Impact is a community of more than 60,000 student and professional leaders
    • Creating positive social and environmental change in the workplace and the world
    • Provide career and networking opportunities to those in their organization
    • Hold an annual conference to bring together the University chapters with social impact organizations

Key Activities

Net Impact supports your career interests through the following activities:

  • Social Impact Speaker Series – available in Fall
  • National Net Impact Conference
  • Skills-building workshops – throughout the year
  • Social impact related panels and speaker events – throughout the year
  • Career Treks to Bay Area companies and organizations like Clif Bar, Revolution Foods, Google.org, etc.
  • Haas Net Impact Newsletter (events, treks, job/internship opportunities) – weekly, signed up automatically when you join through campus groups


Membership Levels

You must join the Haas Net Impact club to have access to Haas Net Impact events and benefits.  There are 2 membership levels:

  • 2-year Haas Net Impact
  • 1-year Haas Net Impact

National Net Impact Membership provides additional benefits including access to National's job board, network, and educational resources.  National Net Impact membership costs $35/year and must be purchased separately from the local Haas Net Impact club.

Check out Net Impact Club membership perks at our new online Social Impact @ Haas information hub:  https://sites.google.com/berkeley.edu/netimpacthaas/home (UC Berkeley email required to access). 

How To Join

To join the Haas Net Impact Club, please sign-up via CampusGroups and pay membership dues through PayPal.