Partnership Programs

Explore our partnership programs:


Social Venture Scholars


Social Impact Internship

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Social Innovation Fellowship

A three-year, developmental program that offers undergraduate students intensive skills training, hands-on experience in innovation alongside community partners, and access to a broad network of social innovators for mentorship.

Starting in September 2019, Social Enterprise Greenhouse and the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University are partnering on a new Social Innovation Fellowship for students.

The program is hosted at Social Enterprise Greenhouse’s Coworking Hub. SEG staff provides fellows with training in social innovation, access to coaching from the 200+ business and community leaders who participate in the SEG Volunteer Network, and opportunities to learn firsthand what it takes to launch and grow successful social ventures. The Fellowship also includes a one-year program option for students in their senior year who are seeking to launch or expand a social venture.

Fourteen students are participating in the 2019 Social Innovation Fellowship:

3 Year Fellowship (college sophomores)
  • Madison Bates of Boyne City, Michigan
  • Samuel Caplan of Ambler, Pennsylvania
  • Kimberly Collins of New Rochelle, New York
  • Priya Mittal of New York City, New York
  • Elvia Perez of Los Angeles, California
  • Francesca Raoelison of Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Olivia Tulkoff of New York City, New York
1 Year Fellowship (college seniors)
  • Edward R. Uong of Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Emma C. Butler of Portsmouth, Rhode Island
  • Devyn C. Collado-Nicol of Long Beach, California
  • Kaitlyn P. Lew of Needham, Massachusetts
  • Michael A. Mireles Jr. of Mission, Texas
  • Kaitlin Reed of Dover, Massachusetts
  • Zixi (Jessica) Zhu of Beijing, China

Social Venture Scholars

Wheaton’s John & Kendra Malloy Social Venture Scholars (SVS) program places rising sophomore, junior, and senior students in summer internships with entrepreneurial ventures with a social impact. The program allows students to gain working experience in a startup / social enterprise environment while receiving mentorship and support from their host supervisor.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse has partnered with Wheaton College to support Social Venture Scholars. SEG provides internships for scholars at Rhode Island-based social ventures.

About Social Venture Scholars:

The internship program places rising sophomores, juniors and seniors in summer internships with entrepreneurial ventures having a social impact in Providence, R.I. It was established through the philanthropic support of the Malloys, who are the parents of a Wheaton Class of 2022 graduate. Kendra Malloy also is a member of the Wheaton College Board of Trustees.

The program gives Wheaton students an opportunity to gain work experience in a startup or social enterprise environment while receiving mentorship and support from their host-supervisors and building skills in many areas of expertise.

Social Venture Scholars aims to:
  • Gain real-world experiences with social enterprises addressing critical issues in their communities
  • Expand the Social Venture Scholars cohort’s knowledge, challenge their views, and promote group cohesion
  • Engage in meaningful projects and build skills in different areas of expertise

Prior, social ventures who have with Social Venture Scholars include:

  • Amos House
  • Amenity Aid
  • Capital Good Fund
  • Epic Renewal
  • Lotus Noire Health
  • Maternova
  • Pangea app
  • Plant City Providence
  • Providence World Music
  • RI Elder Info
  • Social Enterprise Greenhouse


Social Impact Internship

SEG and Bryant University have partnered to offer 5 Bryant Students with summer internship opportunities to gain real-world experience in social entrepreneurship.

Social Enterprise Greenhouse has partnered with Bryant University to support students interested in Social Entrepreneurship. SEG provides internships for Bryant students at Rhode Island-based social ventures.

About Social Impact Interns:

The internship program places 5 Bryant University students in a social impact venture that matches their interests and goals. The internship runs from May - August and is designed to educate and empower the growing pipeline of Bryant students who are interested in social responsibility, social impact and entrepreneurship. 

The program also offers students the opportunity to participate in workshops, collaborate with other university students, and attend a special farewell ceremony at the end of their internship journeys.

Bryant University & The Social Impact Internship Aim To:
  • Provide students opportunities in social innovation in the community, to complement their learning in the classroom
  • Offer students valuable experiential learning opportunities as well as workshops presented by the programs team at Social Enterprise Greenhouse