Experiential Education


Learn By Doing

At our core, we create courses and curricula to challenge students to assess real-world complex business problems or opportunities and deliver innovative solutions. Through a vast array of opportunities, we ensure that students are engaged in opportunities that customize their MBA education and develop key relationships, skillsets and experiences necessary to thrive in the business world beyond Stern.

If you have specific questions related to any experiential education program at Stern, please contact experiential@stern.nyu.edu


Below please find an overview of all our opportunities. Explore our courses and projects in-depth by using the drop-down menu above.


  • The Fall 2023 SSP application is now closed.
  • Please find the Fall 2023 Stern Signature Project (SSP) info session deck here. For questions, please email experiential@stern.nyu.edu.

Stern Signature Projects

Student teams engage with clients on real-world projects both domestically and around the world. Listed below are a few of our past projects. You can learn more about past projects here. Please visit the SSP page to learn about our current offerings.

Global Projects

  • Marron Institute: Ecuador
  • Marron Institute: Ethiopia
  • Coffee Industry: Nepal
  • Global Consulting: Israel
  • Sustainability and SMEs: New Zealand

Other Projects

  • Center for Sustainable Business
  • Center for Business and Human Rights
  • NYU Production Lab
  • Marron Institute: Affordable Housing

Stern Solutions Courses

We offer both lottery and application-based courses that allow students to learn by doing. Consult, invest, build, communicate, and engage in meaningful ways that combine in-class expertise with out-of-classroom experience. Course descriptions can be found on the left-hand menu.

Application Courses

  • CPRL Education Practicum
  • Endless Frontier Labs
  • FinTech Experiential Learning
  • Michael Price Student Investment Fund (MPSIF)
  • NYU Impact Investment Fund (NIIF)
  • Stern Consulting Corps
  • Tech and the City
  • Tech Solutions

Lottery Courses

  • Communication for Consultants
  • Consulting Lab: Branding & Innovation
  • Fashion & Luxury Digital Solutions
  • Fashion & Luxury Solutions

Experiential Education Team

Lynn O' Connell

Director | Experiential Education

Email: loc4@stern.nyu.edu

Chris Shemanski

Associate Director | Experiential Education

Email: cs3007@stern.nyu.edu

Sarah Ryan

Associate Director | Experiential Education, Tech MBA

Email: sr4922@stern.nyu.edu

Elise Saetta

Associate Director | Experiential Education, Fashion & Luxury MBA

Email: es5790@stern.nyu.edu

Alfonsina Frias

Associate Director | Experiential Education, BTE Program

Email: raf9213@stern.nyu.edu

Taneya Waithe

Assistant Director | Experiential Education

Email: tlw288@stern.nyu.edu


Carrie Magelowitz Perkal

Director | Experiential Education

Email: cmagelow@stern.nyu.edu

Sterio Nika

Associate Director | Experiential Education

Email: sn3895@stern.nyu.edu