Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management

Prove your business worth long before graduation.

The Gerstacker Business Institute prepares students for the professional world and beyond. Led by staff and faculty, students will have access to first-hand experience by networking with visiting executives, and gain leadership and business skills through off-campus study and internships at major corporations, accounting firms, small businesses, start-ups, and nonprofit organizations.

Applying to an Institute and/or Center via the website is only available to first-year students. If you are a current Albion College student looking to apply to an Institute and/or Center, please contact the specific Director of the Institute and/or Center directly for application information.

Our Curriculum

The Gerstacker Business Institute’s innovative interdisciplinary curriculum combines the outstanding strengths of a liberal arts education with business knowledge and relevant work experience. Students are complete one of two concentration tracks, which are designed to complement any major.


Gerstacker at a Glance


Students admitted to each Gerstacker Business Institute class.


Majors & Minors currently represented by Gerstacker students.


Students required to complete an internship for academic credit.