Social Entrepreneurship Collaborative Student Coordinators (3 open positions)
The Yale Collaborative on Social Entrepreneurship is a network of ten centers and programs collaborating to support entrepreneurship at Yale to solve society’s critical challenges locally and globally. We purse a common goal: One Yale that fosters, supports and inspires an entrepreneurial spirit to address the world’s critical challenges, to positively affect millions of lives over the next decade. The Collaborative was founded in March 2016. Since this date 30+ students, staff and faculty have been working in groups across three strategic priorities: education, network development and venture/project creation. Our aim is to collaboratively increase resources and support for students to succeed in the world of social innovation and entrepreneurship. Details on who is a member of the collaborative can be found at www.entrepreneurshipacrossyale.com
The Collaborative on Social Entrepreneurship Coordinators will work with CITY Mentor in Residence, Peter Boyd, and Program Director of Social Entrepreneurship, Cass Walker Harvey. Duties include:
- Acting as the lead for a strategic working group (Education, Network Development or Venture/Project Creation) and coordinating meetings, priorities and action items
- Taking initiative to implement action items
- Working to increase collaborative efforts across campus to create a world-class system for social entrepreneurship
- Attending cross campus collaborative meetings (every 6 weeks)
Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal skills, and be excited about using collaboration as a tool for change. Ideal candidates will be familiar with the existing ecosystem of entrepreneurial resources on Yale’s campus, or enthusiastic to learn!