New case competition offers $5K in total prizes

5425971Nike has a corporate responsibility plan. Starbucks has a corporate responsibility plan.

Let’s say you had to develop a corporate responsibility plan.

What would yours look like?

You and some teammates can win up to $2,500 answering that question, as part of a new case competition sponsored by Fordham University’s centralized Career Services office.

The case has been provided by Career Services: You will read about a 3-D printing business, led by a woman named Julia, and use your business knowledge to write a corporate responsibility plan for her operation.

Details of the competition are below.


Dates and deadlines:

  • 03.24.2015, 11:59 p.m. – E-mail deadline for team written submissions
  • 04.01.2015 – Finalist teams notified
  • 04.07.2015 – Finalist presentations and award presentation

What will you win?

  • First-place team: $2,500
  • Second-place team: $1,500
  • Third-place team: $1,000


  • Teams should be composed of three to six Fordham students.
  • Teams should exhibit a passion for social innovation.
  • Graduate students and seniors cannot represent more than 50 percent of the team membership. A four-person team is allowed at most two graduate students, or two seniors, or one senior and one graduate student.
  • The team membership must demonstrate and celebrate diversity in academic major, personal interest, culture, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, experience and/or abilities.  The team will be asked what makes it diverse in the application process.
  • At least half of the team must be available to attend the banquet and present on 04.07.2015 if the team is selected as a finalist.

For more information, see the detail sheet.


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