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Social Impact Hub

Resources

The Hub is committed to developing changemakers by connecting students to opportunities inside and outside of Rollins. If you are interested in social entrepreneurship, social innovation, sustainability, or nonprofit organizations, check out the opportunities below.

Hub Curated Resources

Free Online Courses

Beyond on-campus resources, the Hub works to curate free online resources for learning changemaking basics, specific social entrepreneurial skills, social impact frameworks, and more. You can access our growing list of free online courses here

Handbooks

As a way to support students who are looking for help with a specific challenge, the Hub team continues to create Handbooks which contain guides, tools, online courses, examples, and readings on a variety of social impact and changemaking topics. All handbooks can be accessed here. 

The growing list of topics includes:
  • Intro to Social Entrepreneurship
  • Business Model Canvas & Social Lean Canvas
  • Prototyping
  • Human-Centered Design & Customer Discovery
  • Designing & Innovating for Social Impact

Rollins Programs & Field Studies

Visit the Rollins Office of International Programs to view all Filed Study, Summer Program, and study abroad opportunities. 

SIT Study Abroad

  • Programs focus on global issues and then allow students to participate in independent research projects or internships
  • The curriculum takes students out of the classroom and into a host country with excursions and hands-on-activities
  • Applications open-Semester Deadlines: Spring 2021: 9/28/20; Fall 2021: 3/1/21

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Winter Field Studies

  • Visit New York City, Costa Rica, or Paris through a faculty-led study abroad program
  • Spring Semester Courses 
  • Application Deadline: September 28, 2020 (unless otherwise noted)

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Summer 2021 Field Studies

  • Variety of field study programs ranging from cultural experiential learning in Japanese culture and business, marine biology in the Bahama, water sanitation, and many more.  
  • Applications open now

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Other Programs & Fellowships

Leadership exCHANGE Summer Programs

  • Leadership exCHANGE offers intensive global leadership programs throughout the year in Prague, Raleigh, and Rome for aspiring social entrepreneurs and change agents.
  • The program also offers opportunities in women in leadership and Innovation
  • Apply on the website. Partial scholarships are available. Preferred status for those involved with Ashoka.

Sullivan Foundation Institute

  • Fall and Spring retreats
  • Develop skills needed to be an agent of change
  • Educate yourself about change-making, civic engagement, and social entrepreneurship
  • Next retreat: TBD

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Social Entrepreneur Corps Summer Program

  • Immersion programs in Latin America 
  • Students work side-by-side with local partners as a consultant supporting the creation, growth and impact of social innovations focused on intelligently alleviating poverty
  • Temporarily Suspended due to Covid-19
  • Stay updated on future events Here

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Hult Prize

  • Transform into social entrepreneurs with business concepts, multi-disciplinary teams, and a focused pathway to changing some of the world’s greatest challenges
  • Annual Hult Prize winners can make their ideas reality with the help of USD1 million in seed funding

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Halcyon Incubator

  • 18-month residency-based fellowship program in Washington, DC
  • 5 months of free housing & 18 months of free workspace
  • Mentorships, Pro Bono support for five months
  • $10K stipend
  • Spring 2020 Applications now open

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Think Impact Summer Institute

  • Immersion experience in Ghana, Kenya, Panama, Rwanda, and South Africa
  • Build a social business with community entrepreneurs centered around social, health, energy, and environmental issues.

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Thinking Beyond Borders: Social Impact Summer Internship

  • 8-week professional internship program in Volta, Ghana
  • Build critical social justice leadership skills in an organization of your choice

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EchoingGreen.org

  • Grants and fellowship opportunities for young leaders inspired to making a positive social change

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The Resolution Project Fellowship

  • Resolution provides Fellowships to select socially responsible young leaders sourced through the Social Venture Challenges. 
  • Resolution Fellowships include a full ecosystem of support for aspiring young social entrepreneurs
  • Highlights undergraduate students' ventures in social entrepreneurship

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