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Beyond the Classroom

Learning isn’t limited to the classroom at Mills. Take a look at some of the opportunities you can have while studying business administration.

As a global center for innovation in technology, science, and the arts, the San Francisco Bay Area is home to a wide range of corporations, nonprofit organizations, and public agencies that provide opportunities for business students to gain work experience. Our career services office can help you identify internship experiences relevant to your goals.

Business School Events
The Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy at Mills College, which houses our business administration and MBA programs, organizes conferences and lectures featuring business leaders, policy makers, and activists who are working to create sustainable, socially responsible organizations. These events provide opportunities for you to explore issues such as inequality and environmental sustainability and learn about the ways businesses are working to solve these problems.

Net Impact
The Mills College chapter of this national organization, open to undergraduate and graduate students, is dedicated to using the power of business and academia to find sustainable solutions for social issues. Net Impact helps convene conferences and panel discussions at the Lokey School of Business and Public Policy, organizes social events such as movie nights and museum visits, and mobilizes volunteers to work on projects to benefit the Oakland community, like Black Girls Code.
What Can I Do with a Business Administration Degree from Mills?


Through our graduate business administration programs, Mills has developed a strong reputation for educating socially and ethically responsible business leaders. We are proud to meet the needs of undergraduate students by offering a new business administration major that leverages the Mills reputation, our experienced faculty, and the breadth of a liberal arts education.

Earning a business administration degree from Mills means that you will graduate with the creative thinking, analytic, quantitative, and communication skills that are valued by businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. You'll enter the workforce prepared to succeed and to eventually guide organizations as an ethical, responsible leader. Mills alumnae who have majored in related areas of study or who completed our MBA are working in management positions in fields including finance, consulting, technology, education, energy, and fashion. Many have become entrepreneurs, running their own successful businesses.