Board Fellows places selected MBA students on the boards of directors of Austin-area nonprofit organizations as non-voting board members for one year. The program gives students the opportunity to learn and participate in the fiduciary, oversight, and strategic planning responsibilities of a board, while contributing their time and business skills to benefit the local community.
Center for Leadership & Ethics (CLE) Fellows
The Center for Leadership and Ethics (CLE) Fellows program offers students an opportunity to accelerate their leadership education and experience the mentorship of first year study teams as they start the MBA program. Fellows gain effective coaching skills, learn how to adjust for high versus low performing teams, sharpen their conflict resolution skills and learn how to effectively give and receive candid feedback. CLE Fellows help pass along the culture of McCombs and give back to first year students.
For students interested in the ever-growing world of clean tech, the CleanTech Fellows program offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see industry operations from the inside. Spend 10-15 hours/week working, studying, and connecting with the clean tech company of your choice.
Corporate Finance Fellows
Sponsored by Intel, Corporate Finance Fellows introduces elite MBA students to the diverse and critical practice of corporate finance. You’ll take a practicum course in the spring and present your findings to Intel management at the end of the semester.
Health Innovation Fellows
Health Innovation Fellows offers select students a focus on innovation and leadership in the healthcare industry. The program consists of a two-semester speaker series with leading healthcare professionals from Austin and the U.S., along with a one-semester practicum component where each Fellow is placed with a company in the healthcare industry.
Operations Fellows are committed to pursuing leadership in the function areas of Operations, Supply Chain, and/or Information Management. The program provides select MBA students the opportunity to develop their management and leadership skills through a comprehensive integrated learning opportunity.
The program is ideal for anyone focusing in Consulting, Operations, Supply Chain, Information Management, Business Analytics, Project Management, Process Re-Engineering and/or General Management. Learn more about Ops Fellows.
The Venture Fellows Program places students as interns in local venture capital and private equity firms, while providing a unique venture capital focused curriculum taught by industry professionals to complement the hands-on experience. Only 15-20 elite Texas MBA students will be selected to participate in this two-semester program. As a Venture Fellow, you will gain experience in analytical and financial analysis, deal sourcing, and operations and will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best PE and VC firms in the nation.
MBA Investment Fund
The MBA Investment Fund, L.L.C. is the first legally constituted, private investment company to be managed by students. The Fund is a limited liability company registered under the laws of the State of Texas. It was created to enable Texas MBA to obtain a real-world experience in the process of managing investment portfolios and in developing relationships with clients. The Fund has approximately 40 investors and $17 million under management in three different investment products: a growth-oriented equity portfolio and a value-oriented equity portfolio, which are managed for individual and institutional clients, and a balanced endowment portfolio, which supports the activities of the AIM Investment Center.
Real Estate Investment Trust