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Below is a current list of opportunities outside of Rollins for students interested in social entrepreneurship, sustainability or nonprofits. To suggest an addition to this page, please contact us at changemaker@rollins.edu


Summer Opportunities

Sullivan Foundation Summer Institute

  • 8-week program in Costa Rica and Panama
  • Develop skills needed to be an agent of change!

"[The Sullivan Summer Institute] without a doubt brought a new light to my understanding of not just social entrepreneurship, but also of my individual self."  
     - Sanjay Rana, Rollins College '14    

Social Entrepreneur Corps Summer Program

  • 4 or 8 week programs in South America
  • students work side-by-side with local partners

"I feel that we were able to make a lasting difference in the lives of the children there and the community as well." 
     - Anna Montoya, Rollins College '14

Think Impact Summer Institute

  • Immersion experience in rural Africa
  • Build social business with community entrepreneurs

"The program really appealed to me because it is sustainable ... and focused on empowering people to help themselves."
     - Fabia Rothenfluh, Rollins College '12 

International and Study Abroad Opportunities

Global Youth Connect

  • Offers programs all around the world for people interested in human rights and genocide prevention
  • Hands-on training in empower communities to help prevent genocide in the future

Social Entrepreneur Corps

  • Offers programs on social entrepreneurship of various lengths during summer, breaks, or year round
  • Direct immersion into foreign countries thought which students get hands-on experiences 

Jobs and Internships

JustMeans.com

  • A platform with job opportunities for people in business, who want to do work that enhances the social and environmental good

Idealist.org

  • Offers a wide variety of internships, job openings, volunteer opportunities, events, and programs 
  • Great for people, who are looking to do something with a greater purpose

Socialedge.org

  • Job listings in social entrepreneurship and for people interested in social and sustainable change

Grants and Fellowships

DoSomething.org

  • Features a variety of grants for starting social entrepreneurs

StartSomeGood.com

  • platform for helping social good initiatives raise funds and grow a community of supporters, empowering social innovators to transform ideas for good into action and impact

NIIA (National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance)

  • CIIA awards almost $2,000,000 annually in grants to US-based faculty and student technology innovators
  • NCIIA grants support courses, programs, products and ventures with positive social impact

Echoing Green

  • Provides fellowship opportunities for talented, yet unproven, social entrepreneurs
  • Fellows transform innovative social ideas into action - get support and education from Echoing Green and connect to a global network of social entrepreneurs

Draper Richards Fellowship

  • Offers grants for new social entrepreneurs
  • By delivering critical support in the start-up phase, Draper Richards Kaplan Grants help outstanding people create wide-reaching social change 

Clinton Global Initiative University

  • Annual conference awarding college students with the most innovative commitment to change seed money to start their organization
  • Rollins is a CGIU Network Member. Students have support through the SESi office and their college rep. Email changemaker@rollins.edu

CGIU Network Member