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CONSULTING FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD

The Longhorn Impact Fellowship at Texas (LIFT) pairs student consultants with sustainable corporations, social enterprises, and non-profits to solve sustainability and impact-focused problems.

WHAT IS LIFT?

View this video to learn more.

 

JOIN OUR FUTURE LEADERS

Step into the consultant world as you work with sustainable corporations, social enterprises, and non-profits to solve impact-focused challenges. 

 

Projects related to sustainability, corporate philanthropy, impact/ESG investing, or social and environmental innovation are completed in 10-to-12 weeks. LIFT is selective and is open to UT Austin juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Past Fellows majored in Business Honors, Plan II Honors, Public Affairs, Biology, and more.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Build a community of socially and environmentally conscious innovators
  • Develop ubiquitous skills, such as change management, market research, systems thinking, and impact measurement
  • Explore careers in consulting and impact work through experiential learning and mentorship
  • Create interdisciplinary connections among students and professionals
  • Elevate the impact community’s work through needed support

LIFT CLIENTS INCLUDE

  • Coupa - Fall 2022
  • DLA Piper - Fall 2022
  • Everydog - Fall 2022
  • La Hoja Capital Management - Fall 2022
  • Parq - Fall 2022
  • Terra Pave International - Fall 2022
  • DLA Piper - Spring 2022
  • Earth Rides - Spring 2022
  • EnerSys - Spring 2022
  • GE Digital - Spring 2022
  • Global Animal Partnership - Spring 2022
  • JUST - Spring 2022
  • Native Energy - Spring 2022
  • Slalom - Spring 2022
  • City Possible - Fall 2021
  • Dow - Fall 2021
  • Emergent - Fall 2021
  • Explorer's Passage - Fall 2021
  • Habitat for Humanity Texas – Fall 2021
  • HID – Fall 2021
  • Mission Capital – Fall 2021
  • Under Armour – Fall 2021
  • BB Imaging – Spring 2021
  • Civic Champs – Spring 2021
  • Corecentra – Spring 2021
  • Dell Technologies – Spring 2021
  • DivInc – Spring 2021
  • An International Energy Company – Spring 2021
  • ENGIE – Fall 2020
  • NI (formally National Instruments) – Fall 2020
  • Lifeworks – Fall 2020
  • Un.Inc – Fall 2020
  • inLieu LLC – Fall 2020
  • JUST – Fall 2020
  • Capital Impact Partners – Fall 2020
  • Habitat for Humanity Texas – Fall 2020
  • Dell Technologies - Spring 2020
  • Alamo Drafthouse - Spring 2020
  • BBVA Momentum - Spring 2020
  • Asian Impact - Spring 2020
  • NGOrganize - Spring 2020
  • Lifeworks - Fall 2019
  • Me and the Bees Lemonade - Fall 2019
  • Jump Finance - Fall 2019
  • TribesForGOOD - Fall 2019
  • The Press Forward - Fall 2019

 

APPLY TO BE A SPRING 2023 LIFT CLIENT TODAY! 

If you are a sustainable corporation, social enterprise, or non-profit with an impact-focused challenge to solve, you can apply to be a Spring 2023 LIFT client by filling out this application. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

 

APPLY TO BE A FALL 2022 LIFT CONSULTANT TODAY! 

 

You can apply to be part of our Fall 2022 LIFT cohort by filling out this application. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

 

SPRING 2022 LIFT FELLOWS

PAST LIFT FELLOWS

2021 FALL FELLOWS

Aamir Sarani, Environmental Engineering

Aditya Gollakota, Public Affairs

Andrew Zhao, Petroleum Engineering

Aniket Matharasi; Business Honors, Finance, Humanities Honors

Anjitha Nair, Computer Science

Annie Lu, Business Honors & Marketing

Anthony Lee, MS Data Science

Cara Cook, Master of Public Affairs

Chelsea Derouen, Social Work

Chi Pham, Finance and Linguistics

Ethan Plevak; Geography, Sustainability Studies, and Urban Studies

Evan Pan; Canfield Business Honors, Government

Grace Kay, MPAFF/MSSW

Hannah Radford, MBA

Hye Jeong Lee; Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering

Jaime Cueva, MS Civil Engineering

Jalen Archer, Marketing and Human Dimensions of Organizations

Jane Li, iMPA

Javier Lopez, International Relations & Government

Joyleen Sanchez, Master of Public Affairs

Katie Clack; Management Information Systems, French

Kate Stubbs, Public Health

Kelsia Adil; Finance, CBHP, International Relations, and Global Studies

Malvika Manoj, Finance

Maydha Kohli, Mechanical Engineering

Mithila Harirama, BSA Biology

Naziya Ahmed, Management Information Systems

Nicolas Munoz Khakov, Finance

Palak Kapoor, Finance

Riley Garrett, Chemistry

Ryan Siwald, MSSW

Sahil Patel, Architectural Engineering Honors and Economics

Samara Zuckerbrod, Sustainability Studies and English

Shaina Kambo, Geography and Sustainability Studies

2021 SPRING LIFT FELLOWS

Melanie Albrecht, Biology
Alexandra Allen, Plan II, Communication and Leadership
Kaitlyn Anderson, MPAff
Sreya Ayinala, Business Honors, Plan II Honors, Management Information Systems
Lily Bui, Environmental Engineering
Andrew Butemeyer, International Relations
Jingjing Feng, Global Policy Studies
Himadri Gehlot, Public Health
MacKenzie Graham, Finance and Plan II Honors
Nandini Kommana, International Relations and Global Studies
Vincent Lin, Management Information Systems
Nicole Luu, Marketing
Jack McCormick, Master of Public Affairs
Oshane Mcrae, Public Affairs
Mohammed Mithani, Marketing
Andrew Nguyen, Mechanical Engineering
Connor Oglesby, MBA
Paul Peterson, MBA
Stephanie Rasmussen, MBA
Jennica Shah, Marketing
Rohan Singeetham, Biology and Health & Society
Fornia Van, Actuarial Science
Parvathy Vasudev, Neuroscience
Mariana Sofia Vega, MS Marketing and BS Advertising

2020 LIFT FELLOWS

Diego Allison, BFA Design

Branch Archer, Environmental Engineering and Plan II

Victoria Arenas, International Relations and Global Studies

Zaid A. Basit, Finance, Economics, Government

Joey Blatt, MBA

Riya Chopra, Management Information Systems

Katie Clack, MIS, French

Stepha Dragoon, Master of Public Affairs and Master of Science in Social Work Dual Degree

Jingjing Feng, Global Policy Studies

Maizie A. Fernandes, Public Health

Himadri Gehlot, Public Health

Sana Hameed, Management Information Systems

Andrew Hourigan, Science and Technology Management

Jose Huerta, International Relations

Shreya Kabra, Supply Chain Management and Sustainability Studies

Achmad Khomaini, Energy and Earth Resources

Dean Lawler, Finance

Vincent Lin, MIS

Connor Oglesby, MBA

Cristina O'Hanlon, Civil Engineering & Sustainability Studies

Chinyere Okoh, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Stephanie Rasmussen, MBA

Brooke Reaves, Business Honors, Plan II Honors, Economics Honors

Mackenzie Schnell, MBA Operations/MA Organizational Communication

Rachel Schlesinger, Plan II, Management Information Systems

Katherine Shumaker, Communication and Leadership

Ashlee Silver, Social Work

Ana Truong, Management Information Systems

Nachiket Vamshidhar, Business Honors and Accounting

Parvathy Vasudev, Neuroscience

Sofia Vega, MS Marketing and BS Advertising

Bella Villanueva, Public Relations

Gabrielle Wongso, RTF and Journalism

Jessica Zhang, Business Honors

Richard Zhang, CBHP, iMPA

Wendy Zhang, Civil Engineering