Socially Responsible Ventures

Overview of the Role

Socially Responsible Ventures and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are concepts quickly becoming more mainstream in the business community. Both mission-driven organizations and corporate entities that see value in social responsibility look to hire in this business area.  Roles require a strong interest in improving or expanding upon an issue that affects communities tied to the organization, and society as a whole. Examples include education reform, environmental sustainability, poverty alleviation and water management/conservation.

What Recruiters Want

  • Passion for the mission of the organization
  • Excellent time management/project management and analytical skills
  • Superb oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Flexible work style and ability to work in a team
  • Self-starter who takes the initiative to drive to results in ambiguous situations

Sample Hiring Companies

Broad, Building Excellent Schools, Education Pioneers, IHG, Net Impact

Electives

  • Social Enterprise
  • Catalyzing Social Impacts
  • Business and Society
  • Nicaragua Travel Experience
  • Non-Profit Marketing Fieldwork
  • Learn more about our Social Enterprise @ Goizueta center.