Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

$7500 Photoshoot Opportunity for Entrepreneurs

This just in from Gina B., a very, very unique photoshoot/social entrepreneurship opportunity with a hefty payout (which, by the way, we have not vetted): “Strickman-Ripps is a NYC based casting company that specializes in finding “real people” for commercials, web videos and print advertisements.  For our current project, we are looking for young adults…

Jennifer Roach ’14 and Summer of Solutions on ioby.org

As a follow up to this May 15 job opportunities post, we wanted to share this WesChat email from Jennifer Roach ’14:   Hello Alumni! I am a Wesleyan junior, and three years ago I co-founded the Summer of Solutions Hartford, a youth leadership development and food justice nonprofit in Hartford. We run ten-week summer…

From Idealist // How to Turn a Volunteer Position into a Job

Idealist shares 6 tips for turning your volunteer position into a job. Here’s the first two: “Be committed This may seem like the bare minimum, but Kate and Em, who started with a job in the volunteer department before becoming communications coordinator, said that the organization recognizes consistency, notices if a volunteer is often a no-show,…

Co.Exist // 9 Apps to Help You Make Better Food Choices

From this Co.Exist Article: “It’s hard to talk about the future these days without talking about apps. Back in 2008, our mobile phones were primarily for making calls and sending and receiving text messages. Now, they’re for tweeting, checking Facebook, playing Angry Birds, and utilizing apps that tell us when the next bus is coming,…

Internship and Volunteer Positions Abroad with Hatua Likoni

Two exciting volunteer positions from Wes Alum, Gabrielle Fondiller ’07, Director of Hatua Likoni. These are great opportunities for students looking to get experience abroad and connect with the powerful Wesleyan-NGO network. VOLUNTEER POSITION: Organization: Hatua Likoni Description of Organization: Hatua Likoni is a community based NGO working to reduce unemployment and poverty in Likoni, Kenya.…

Changemakers in Education

From this article on Educating Changemakers in New York City: “Last Thursday, educators from across the New York City metropolitan area gathered to share the great work they are doing to cultivate their students as changemakers. The second selection panel in two weeks, the gathering shared several similarities with the previous week’s Bay Area Changemaker Schools…

Panels and Networking Opportunities during R&C2013

  Reunion & Commencement 2013 begins on Thursday, and we’d like to call your attention to some PCSE and CCP events that are taking place this weekend. All are excellent opportunities to meet alumni, network, and learn about the paths Wesleyan students take after graduation. Please join us!     WESEMINAR Making Change Happen: Approaches…

13 Students Awarded Grants from the Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship

The Patricelli Center for Social Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its 2013 Seed Grant and Internship Grant recipients. The PCSE Seed Grant program was launched this spring.  Individuals and teams of students competed for $5000 prizes intended to provide capital to help Wesleyan students launch their socially-oriented project or idea and/or build capacity of their…

Summer Job Opportunities // Urban Farming in Hartford

This just in: TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR WES STUDENTS! Summer Jobs in Urban Farming in Hartford! We’re hiring for two Green Fund-sponsored positions with Summer of Solutions Hartford! Summer of Solutions Hartford is a youth-led food justice non-profit in the South End of Hartford.  We run a 9-week summer program in which youth participants work to construct and run…