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This is the place where we list opportunities to work in social enterprise. We connect students and grads to opportunities with social ventures. Our Talent Concierge program helps those seeking opportunities find the match that fits the best with social ventures we work with. Although this program is geared toward current college university students and recent graduates, we also serve: high school students, masters degree students, international students, and adults. Login to the Bridge.Jobs portal, or scroll down to also view the full list. Email at talent@segreenhouse.org if you have any questions.

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Jobs, Internships, and Projects

Internships
2017-18 Changemaker Fellowship
OIC of Rhode Island, Web & Marketing Collateral Designer
Maternova, Social Media Intern
Unicorn Goods, Various Internship Openings
COCOFUEL, Social Media Intern
PetsEmpower, Student Ambassador & Social Media Internships
Finnest, Public Relations & Marketing Internship

Jobs
Bike Newport, Community Outreach Coordinator
Finnest, CTO/Chief Software Architect
Doctor’s Choice, Director of Operations
Doctor’s Choice, Enrollment Specialist
Bellichi’s Best Biscotti, Brand Ambassador
The Athletic Diabetic,Business Strategist and Event Organizer

Projects
Food4Good, Fundraising Development Project
Loomio, Sales & Marketing Consulting Project

Internships

Changemaker Fellowship
Are you a student passionate about creating social change? Social Enterprise Greenhouse is looking for applicants for the Changemaker Fellowship program. The fellowship is a unique statewide effort to integrate students from Rhode Island’s 11 colleges and universities in the effort to increase awareness and resources for student entrepreneurs across the state. Read more here. Email a resume, cover letter, and recommendation letter from a faculty or staff to talent@segreenhouse.org. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

OIC of Rhode Island, Web & Marketing Collateral Designer
The mission of the Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Rhode Island is to provide training, employment, minority business enterprise, and urban policy development services to undeserved urban populations. The OIC is seeking a web and marketing collateral designer to enhance our brand and effectively connect more job seekers with employers and training opportunities. Read more. Email your resume to talent@segreenhouse.org. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Maternova, Social Media Intern
Maternova is a mission-driven organization that makes it easy for clinicians and procurement agents around the world to research and purchase innovations for maternal, newborn and child health. They need an intern to develop social media strategies and directly built the reach of their already wide-reaching social enterprise. The intern will learn about social enterprise, how is run and structure, and many other learning objectives. Read more here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Unicorn Goods, Internship Openings
Unicorn Goods is the world’s largest ethical vegan catalog. They are a Public Benefit Corporation with a mission to reduce animal suffering and donate 1% of our profits to pro-animal organizations and are a social impact business. The goal of Unicorn Goods is to end animal suffering by selling and promoting animal-free clothing and wares through an online store, summit, and media outlet. Unicorn Goods seeks an intern for the following positions: Fashion Merchandising, Graphic Design, Operations, Social Media, Writing. Interns work directly with their leadership team on meaningful projects. You do not need to be a vegan to intern here. Unicorn Goods takes personal ethics into account and value a diversity of perspectives and opinions. Read the full description here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

COCOFUEL, Social Media Intern
It is COCOFUEL’s belief that the reputation of chocolate as a junk food is more accurately attributed to commercial processing and commonly added cheap ingredients to yield the most profit, and that these added preservatives are not only unnecessary, but overpower the delicious taste of the cocoa. The mission of COCOFUEL has been to create a bar that is made with only four organic ingredients so consumers can enjoy chocolate free of guilt. COCOFUEL is looking for someone to help to grow their social media engagement and online sales. The intern should have knowledge of social media platforms and will work on promoting COCOFUEL’s online presence. Read more here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

PetsEmpower, Student Ambassador & Social Media Internships
PetsEmpower is a non-profit foundation that provides volunteers and funding to existing short-term pet fostering organizations. PetsEmpower helps to arrange safe and temporary placements for the animals of individuals in crisis situations including, domestic violence, homelessness, foreclosure, job loss, divorce, illness, addiction recovery and natural disasters. PetsEmpower is looking for student ambassadors to connect them with student clubs and advocacy groups for speaking engagements, newspaper articles and fundraisers. PetsEmpower is also seeking a social media intern to update their website, blog, videos, and other social media platforms. Read more here.Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Finnest, Public Relations & Marketing Internship
Created by two entrepreneurs, Finnest is a tool that lets youth engage in financial education. With Finnest, youth become accustomed to the right behaviors, like saving, and will be ahead of the game when it comes to establishing essential financial products, like long-term investing accounts. Finnest seeks a highly motivated public relations and marketing intern. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Read more here. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Jobs

Bike Newport, Community Outreach Coordinator
Bike Newport works to improve and encourage bicycling, for health and well-being, and as a primary transportation choice for residents and visitors. Bike Newport is seeking a Community Outreach Coordinator who love bicycles, know the Newport community, want to engage more of the community in bicycle friendly progress, and be super savvy in social media and other digital communications. Read more here..Email your résumé and cover letter to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés and cover letters should be sent as PDF [First Name Last Name, Cover Letter]

Finnest, CTO/Chief Software Architect
Finnest is a tool that lets youth engage in financial education. With Finnest, youth become accustomed to the right behaviors, like saving, and will be ahead of the game when it comes to establishing essential financial products, like long-term investing accounts. Finnest seeks a highly motivated, entrepreneurial CTO/chief software architect to join their team to lead the technology side. Read more here. Email your résumé and cover letter to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés and cover letters should be sent as PDF [First Name Last Name, Cover Letter]

Doctor’s Choice, Director of Operations
Doctor’s Choice is on a mission to help retirees navigate Medicare through creating best in class content/education along with individualize guidance on insurance options. Started by Dr. John Luo as a way to help patients with understanding the insurance side of Medicare, Doctor’s Choice is expanding its educational outreach regionally in New England. Doctor’s Choice is seeking someone to assist the CEO in managing staff/vendors, streamlining procedures, contracting, managing P/L, and project management. Read more here. Email your résumé and cover letter to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés and cover letters should be sent as PDF [First Name Last Name, Cover Letter]

Doctor’s Choice, Enrollment Specialist
Doctor’s Choice is on a mission to help retirees navigate Medicare through creating best in class content/education along with individualize guidance on insurance options. Started by Dr. John Luo as a way to help patients with understanding the insurance side of Medicare, Doctor’s Choice is expanding its educational outreach regionally in New England. Doctor’s Choice is seeking an Enrollment Specialist. Read more here. Email your résumé and cover letter to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés and cover letters should be sent as PDF [First Name Last Name, Cover Letter]

Bellichi’s Best Biscotti, Brand Ambassador
Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti offers three flavors of Biscotti, White Chocolate Macadamia Lemon, Cocoa Nibs, and Almond Orange Fennel. Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti is recognized for its flavor, its size and its quality. Bellicchi’s donates 5% of profits each year to the Alzheimer’s Association with an eventual goal of growing the business in order to donate 5% of each sale. Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti is looking for a sales ambassador to sell and sample Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti at Farmers Markets. Read more here. Email your résumé and cover letter to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés and cover letters should be sent as PDF [First Name Last Name, Cover Letter]

The Athletic Diabetic, Business Strategist and Event Organizer
The Athletic Diabetic succeeds in defeating diabetes using social pressure and interactions with teams of close friends, family, and our staff. The Athletic Diabetic is looking for partners who want to aid in building my solution to this phenomenon. Read more here. Email your résumé and cover letter to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés and cover letters should be sent as PDF [First Name Last Name, Cover Letter]

Projects

Food4Good, Fundraising Development Project
Food4Good is a social enterprise devoted to ending hunger that runs a food truck and mobile food kitchen.
Problem: Food4Good needs help developing a detailed, long term fundraising strategy. They lack the staff resources to do this on their own.
Brief: Food4Goods needs a project coordinator to develop a fundraising plan that they can implement, working with their volunteer manager. This project coordinator will need to be somewhat familiar with grant writing and quickbooks.
Objective: The goal of this project is to develop a plan that Food4Good can follow in the future, to give them more stability.
Learning Objectives: Consultants will learn about 1) Fundraising at a social enterprise, 2) How a social enterprise is structured and run, 3) Developing a fundraising plan
Read more about the position here. Email talent@segreenhouse.org and food4good012@gmail.com to start the plan proposal and acceptance process.

Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti, Market Research Project
Bellicchi’s Best Biscotti is a small baking company that makes biscotti and donates 5% of profits to Alzheimer’s research.
Problem: Bellicchi’s needs to research trends in the artisanal cookie market over the next 5 years.
Brief: They are looking for student(s) to do market research in this sphere and develop a report on various aspects, from market projections to which ingredients will trend.
Objective: Create a report Bellicchi’s can use in planning for the future.
Learning Objectives: 1) about market analysis, 2) about how to build a plan for a small business.
Read more about the position here. To start the application process, please email talent@segreenhouse.org and kbellicchisbest@gmail.com.

At Your Service Bartending, Web Development Project
At Your Service Bartending LLC’s mission is to create a stress- free environment by mixing a little relaxation into your day. From BBQ to black tie weddings, we provide everything you need to make your event fantastic, including, TIPS certified bartenders, $1MILLION LIQUOR LIABILITY, portable bars, beverage fountains, menu assistance, and all of those “little extras” with a smile. This will be a website development project. The intern will be responsible to help evaluate and determine what changes could be made to the At Your Service Bartending website to enhance visibility. Read more here. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Loomio, Marketing & Sales Consulting Project
Loomio is open source software, built by a worker-owned cooperative social enterprise. Loomio believes that more groups practicing effective, inclusive decision-making can change organizational dynamics at a global scale. Loomio exists to make it easy for anyone, anywhere, to participate in decisions that affect their lives. Loomio needs a sales and marketing consultant for 2016. The deliverable is to reach out and grow new users among cooperative organizations. As a cooperative business itself, Loomio understands the needs of other cooperatives. Research done by Brown University students’ BEO capstone project provided data and analysis to focus this work. Read more here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Handipost, Website Project
Handipost is branding and re-designing their website and is seeking a user interface designer/user experience designer (UI/UX). The intern will become an active team member and will work on giving website visitors a visually innovative, clean and easy to use site experience. Handipost has started redesigning their site map, and is looking for an enthusiastic intern to support their project. The intern is expected to have some experience as UI/UX designer and Handipost is also able to train the right candidate. Read more here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

Pathidi, Beta Testing Project
Pathidi is a new social-mobile career exploration platform that lets students engage in fun, fast, and engaging career exploration using their phones. Pathidi is seeking 2 college students to assist with varied activities that may include: participation in user on-boarding sessions, creation of user feedback methods, data analysis, user and client support, participation in team user-interface design and/or product development calls, quality assurance testing, early marketing strategy sessions. Read more here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].

RI Land Trust, Survey Project
The Rhode Island Land Trust Council is a coalition of the state’s land trusts – community-based organizations formed to protect our special places: the scenic open spaces, natural areas, farms, forests, historic sites, watersheds, and drinking water supplies that define the character of our communities and our state. Land trusts are protecting our heritage so that it will be a legacy for future generations. The RI Land Trust is looking for a person to assist them in completing a survey project. The project involves contacting leaders of land trusts around Rhode Island by email and phone and compiling information about the people/businesses/systems they are using for routine tasks such as accounting, legal work, surveying properties, insurance, tracking membership and donors, email communications, etc. Read more here. Email your résumé to talent@segreenhouse.org for more information and to start the application process. Résumés should be sent as a single page PDF with document title and email heading [First Name Last Name, Résumé].


 

Additional Resources

For other opportunities, also check out Bridge.Jobs, EmployRIRhode Island Community Jobs, & Idealist.

 


 

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