Tuesday, February 21, 2012

UNH Sophomores and Juniors of All Majors are Invited to Apply for the Carsey Social Innovation Internship

The Carsey InstituteApplications are now being accepted for Carsey Social Innovation Internships http://www.carseyinstitute.unh.edu/social/social-internships.html. Whether you're already committed to a career at the intersection of mission and business, or curious how to apply your major's skills towards social and environmental good, the eight-week Carsey Social Innovation Internship will:  
  • Connect you to leading for-profit and nonprofit organizations for a rigorous and meaningful summer internship;
  • Provide UNH training in social entrepreneurship; and
  • Support you to mobilize your UNH peers during the school year.  
  • All this, along with a $2500 stipend! 
 Students will be placed at one of ten leading organizations. While each host has described its summer project and target skills, passionate generalists are also encouraged to apply. We seek idealistic, high-achieving, impact-focused student leaders. 

American MoJo, an apparel company that offers sustainable employment to single moms (operations internship)

Dare Mighty Things, a management consultancy for large-scale programs that affect vulnerable populations (research and curriculum development internship)  

a manufacturer of sustainable clothing that features recycled PET and natural materials (marketing internship)  

Humanitarian Organization for Local Development (HOLD)
, an Afghan non-governmental organization (program development internship)  

More Than Wheels
, a nonprofit that provides financial services through the car-buying process (marketing internship)

New Hampshire Innovation Commercialization Center (NH-ICC), a technology accelerator that creates jobs and drives economic development (marketing internship)  

Pax World Management,
an investment advisor offering sustainable investing solutions (research internship)

Revolution Energy, a provider of innovative renewable energy projects and financing options (marketing/engineering internship)  

a national nonprofit helping residents of manufactured housing communities (marketing internship)  

Veris Wealth Partners
, a national sustainable wealth management firm (program coordination internship)

Application deadline March 23. Interviews with qualified applicants will be scheduled on a rolling basis throughout March.
UNH sophomores and juniors of all majors are invited to apply. Click here to learn more about the host organizations and their 2012 internships and to apply. For more information, contact Yusi Turell, Executive Director of the Center on Social Innovation and Finance at the Carsey Institute, at 862-3697 or yusi.turell@unh.edu. 
The Carsey Institute conducts policy research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development. We give policy makers and practitioners the timely, independent resources they need to effect change in their communities.

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