Whether you are new to social innovation, or already committed to a social change career, here are some resources to help you with your job search.
Check out my other job search advice below.
Check these job boards regularly for new opportunities.
Social Enterprise/Private Sector Social Good:
Social Enterprise Jobs <firstname.lastname@example.org> (e-mail list)
Social Enterprise List <SE-L@listserv.american.edu> (e-mail list)
Corporate Social Responsibility:
Those with more experience in the sector or in consulting should consider some of these consulting opportunities.
Fellowships are great for an entry-level move into the space, or for further development for professionals.
Foundation for Sustainable Development
Acumen East Africa Fellows Program
Ashoka Humphrey Fellowship in Journalism
Nieman Fellowship in Journalism
Ford Foundation International Fellowship
MindTrust Education Entrepreneur Fellowship
Maybe you want to try out a short stint before making a full-time move into social innovation. There is a multitude of short-term volunteer programs out there, or volunteer with one of these organizations.
Join a community of individuals committed to social change. Whether it’s a university or local club, or one of these international organizations, it’s a great opportunity to connect with peers, receive trainings, and learn about new opportunities in the space.
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
There are numerous graduate school options. Here are few socially-focused options, but certainly not the only ones.
Masters in Public Affairs Graduate Programs
MFA Design for Social Innovation
Masters in Global Human Development at Georgetown
MA in Social Enterprise at American University
Masters in Nonprofit Management at Indiana University
Masters in Business Administration (NetImpact guide Business as UNusual)
What social innovation job resources are missing from this list? Add them in the comments.
And…my job search advice:
8 unwritten rules of job searching
How to change career fields into social innovation
Ask yourself these 3 questions to find a job you actually like
Why you should go out of your way to find an awesome peer mentor
Networking Tips: How to write great networking notes
Networking Tips: How to find people online
Networking Tips: Making an Ask
5 Good Reasons to Consider Turning Down a Job Offer
Smart Organizational Hacks to Speed Up Your Job Search
Resources for graduate programs in social innovation- any recommendations there?
That’s a great idea! I’ll definitely add those. In the meantime, check out the Design for Social Innovation Masters Program and let me know if you have any questions about it. dsi.sva.edu
Amazing curation Hila. Appreciate you putting it out here.
What a fantastic list!
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