What’chu Talkin’ Bout Wilson?

Are you a social entrepreneur? Interested in nonprofits and looking for a PAID summer internship? The Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship has the gig for you.

Have you been looking for a summer internship that’s both fulfilling and paid? Hard to find, but thanks to the Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship, you may be in luck!

Want to help build a dynamic platform for Endeavor, which will allow entrepreneurs to connect with mentors and each other to share business insights and give feedback to each other to help their businesses grow? Interested in working with the Riverkeeper, New York’s leading clean water advocate, on community action and advocacy or with the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDCo) implementing sustainability initiatives in South Bronx housing buildings? How about coordinating volunteer projects to engage individuals and groups in service for the Volunteer Center of United Way or helping grow Sustainable South Bronx’s SmartRoofs social enterprise? Are you web savvy enough to help move domestic violence organization CONNECT’s existing ACCESS database for its legal assistance program from server-based to salesforce or provide web development and graphic design for Pencils of Promise, an organization that has built more than 114 schools in Laos, Nicaragua, Ghana, and Guatemala? Interested in learning about healthcare marketing and communications at the Northern Westchester Hospital? How about making a difference at Sanctuary for Families, the leading nonprofit in New York State dedicated exclusively to serving domestic violence victims, sex trafficking victims, and their children? Hungry to help socially-responsible Greyston Bakery with sustainable business practices and supporting metrics? Doing good has never been this delicious.

Applications to some of the Wilson Center funded internships have been extended to May 10, so act fast!

Launched in 2009, the Funded Internship Program places up to 15 Pace students in full-time summer internships with New York social enterprises and human service nonprofit organizations each year, offering experiential learning and income for students interested in careers in the nonprofit sector, and giving bright, highly motivated, mentored students in service for nonprofits.

To learn more about past internships, visit the Wilson Center website. For more information about summer 2013 internships, visit the Wilson Center on Facebook.

4th Annual Nonprofit Forum

Thinking about a career in the nonprofit sector? We think you’ll profit from this nonprofit forum hosted by the Wilson Center and Hitachi on March 6 on the challenges, opportunities, and changes in the sector! >>Read More

Pace University’s Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship and Hitachi America Ltd are bringing you the 4th Annual Nonprofit Forum, a free full-morning education program for nonprofit professionals and people interested in the field on March 6 at the Graduate Center in White Plains.

This year’s forum will focus on “Adapting to a Changing Landscape: Nonprofit Operations, Policy Changes and Giving, and Careers” and explores the dramatic shifts that are taking in place within the nonprofit sector, the changing landscape for fundraisers, the ever-increasing competencies needed to succeed professionally, and changes in federal policy and legislation that will impact the way nonprofits operate and raise funds.

Guest speakers include:

Judith Dobrof, DSW, LCSW; Executive Director, Cancer Support Team
Hillary Knepper, PhD; Assistant Professor, Public Administration, Pace University
Robina Schepp, MPA; Vice President for Enrollment Management and Placement, Pace University
Stacy Spencer, PhD; Senior Director of Institutional Giving, Advance NYC

Speakers will discuss challenges and opportunities within their sector; how they are adapting within their role/organization; and skills and experiences essential to careers and leadership in their fields.

Last year nearly 90 nonprofit, foundation, and government leaders attended this forum. Join the Wilson Center for an exclusive networking event with employers after the forum.

Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Breakfast will be served. For more information, or to register, click here. To learn more about Pace’s Wilson Center, visit http://www.pace.edu/wilsoncenter/.