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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
Social Enterprise Greenhouse, HR & Portfolio Manager Internships
Social Enterprise Greenhouse, Program Development Intern
Maternova, Social Media Intern
Archimedes Project, Ideation Lab Intern
OIC of Rhode Island, Marketing and Branding Intern
Tisinal, Marketing Internship
Unicorn Goods, Various Internship Openings
Urban Green Food Co-Op, Communications and Outreach Intern
COCOFUEL, Social Media Intern
PetsEmpower, Student Ambassador & Social Media Internships
Believe I Am, Communications & Marketing Intern
Doors Open RI, Multiple Internships
Finnest, Public Relations & Marketing Internship
Doctor’s Choice, Marketing Internship

Jobs
Bike Newport, Director of Development
Finnest, CTO/Chief Software Architect
Doctor’s Choice, Director of Operations
Doctor’s Choice, Office Manager/Customer Service Representative

Projects
Food4Good, Fundraising Development Project
At Your Service Bartending, Web Development Project
Loomio, Sales & Marketing Consulting Project
Handipost, Website Design Project
Pathidi, Beta Testing Project

Internships

Social Enterprise Greenhouse, HR & Portfolio Manager Internships
Social Enterprise Greenhouse creates positive social and economic impacts by supporting social entrepreneurs and enterprises with the tools and networks they need to thrive. We provide social entrepreneurs and ventures with the services they need to move from idea to execution to scale including: incubation, acceleration, later stage strategy and financial services, and below market rate loan funding. We are currently seeking a Human Resource Intern and a Portfolio Manager Intern for Spring 2017. 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].

Social Enterprise Greenhouse, Program Development Intern
Social Enterprise Greenhouse creates positive social and economic impacts by supporting social entrepreneurs and enterprises with the tools and networks they need to thrive. Social Enterprise Greenhouse is currently seeking a Program Development Intern to support the Inclusive Enterprise Development and Hub Programming Manager with events and admin support and more. Read more here. The intern will have access to the SEG network and resources. SEG will assist the intern in meeting any internship or professional development goals, and provide them with the opportunity to explore and learn more about the social enterprise landscape in RI. 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].

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].

Archimedes Project, Ideation Lab Intern
Archimedes project is a nonprofit that works closely with university students to design clean water projects around the world. They are seeking an intern to help run an “Ideation Lab”: a hackathon where real clean water projects are developed to be implemented globally. The intern would help develop the first state-wide, cross-campus Ideation Lab by providing event support — anything from event planning to crew recruiting to promotion to logistics. 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].

OIC of Rhode Island, Marketing and Branding Intern
The mission of Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Rhode Island is to provide training, employment, minority business enterprise, and urban policy development services to underserved urban populations through strategic planning and collaboration with Rhode Island’s public and private sectors and community-based organizations. They are seeking an intern to assist with marketing, branding and the development and implementation of a strategic plan around the organization’s outreach and growth. The intern will learn how to create marketing materials that best describe OIC’s programs as well as work closely with a team to accomplish a mission. 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].

Tisinal, Marketing Internship
Tisinal is a for-profit business with a social mission — to provide US based nonprofits a new source of financial support generated by the sale of eco-friendly foods and food gifts through their e-commerce platform. Items sold are sourced from all over the nation and are specifically identified by who made it, and what the sustainably sourced ingredients are. Tisinal seeks a motivated and energetic undergraduate or graduate student for an internship in marketing with a focus on social media and e-commerce. This internship offers the opportunity to work directly with the CEO to help run monthly marketing campaigns and promotions as well assist in building a network of vendors through research and communication. Applicants should be comfortable working in a self-directed and fluid environment where their feedback and contributions are valued and utilized. Read more here. Read the full description tisinalinternship. 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].

Urban Greens Food Co-Op, Communications and Outreach Internship
Urban Green Food Co-op is a community owned cooperative business whose mission is to address the issues surrounding food access in Providence by providing fresh, affordable and nutritious food. Urban Greens Food Co-op is a consumer-owned and governed cooperative working to open a retail grocery store. The Co-op will be open to all and will support the health and well-being of our customers by offering nutritious, affordable food that is sustainably sourced, culturally inclusive, and supportive of local food. They are looking for an intern who will assist with communications and outreach. The intern will learn about what goes into starting up independently-operated retail grocery store, how cooperatives operate, and general outreach and communications strategies. 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].

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].

Believe I am, Communications and Marketing Intern
Believe I Am’s mission is to champion the physical, mental, social and emotional benefits of running. The idea for Believe I Am was sparked on a run, when two professional runners Roisin McGettigan-Dumas and Lauren Fleshman yearned to share their hard fought lessons and to find a way to share them with the wider running community. Roisin had the idea to create a training journal. Lauren and Roisin self published their first journal in 2011, and now 5 years later they have published the Believe Training Journal. Believe I Am, is launching two new projects this Fall and Winter. They are looking for someone with experience in communication – written, social media, PR, and organizational skills to work on the press releases, social media and the timelines of these projects. 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].

Doors Open RI, Multiple Internships
Doors Open Rhode Island inspires wonder, curiosity and pride in our communities by connecting the public to the great places and spaces of our state, whether hidden under our noses or soaring above our heads. Doors Open RI is in need of 1-3 interns to join us for our spring and summer seasons as they begin their monthly program series and lay the foundation for the fall festival. 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
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. 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].

Doctor’s Choice, Marketing Internship
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 and intern to assist in content creation (audio/video/text) distribution, social media marketing, market research, and customer service. 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].

Jobs

Bike Newport, Director of Development
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 currently seeking a Development Director. The Development Director (Director) will be reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED) and will spearhead development efforts as Bike Newport continues to grow. Holding this leadership position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to refine existing resource plans and build the development function. 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, Office Manager/Customer Service Representative
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 processes/tracks health plan applications, answers phones and assists clients with customer service issues, triage new clients, maintain cleanliness and supplies in the office, and to assist the CEO/Director of Operations with scheduling and personal tasks if necessary. 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].


 

Additional Resources

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

 


 

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