College for Social Innovation strives to educate and inspire the next generation of problem-solvers.

We need millions of these new leaders, ranging from social entrepreneurs to social workers, and they need to be oriented toward justice and adept at the 21st century skills of communication, databased management, interpersonal relations, and innovative problem solving.

So how do we develop more of these problem solvers and ensure they represent the diversity of America?

Through our new partnership model, which allows college students to earn full credit for well supported internships at organizations addressing humanity’s toughest challenges. Students learn through real-world job experiences, which help them build key competencies and networks.

Our vision is a movement in which millions of college students participate in a semester or more of apprenticeship-based learning, access to high-impact learning is more equal, and learning and purpose go up.


STUDENT VOICES

If there was an internship to save the world, would you take it?

"WHAT I LEARNED READING OF MICE AND MEN..." EMMA REFLECTS ON HER SEMESTER

"THE ONLY PERSON THAT IS GOING TO STOP YOU FROM REACHING YOUR GOALS IS YOU." ERIBERTO REFLECTS ON HIS SEMESTER

CfSI gave me real world experience, which as a graduating senior [...] gives the upper hand when applying for jobs.
— Markiesha Duverneau, Clark '16
I walk away [from this semester] with a new sense of confidence in myself, I feel like I can go out in the world [...] and make real change.
— Zach Adinolfi, UNH '19

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STUDENTS

We put our students at the forefront of our mission. Learn more about our program and why you should participate!

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HOST ORGANIZATIONS

Social sector organizations can apply to host a student as an intern for a semester! 

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TAKE ACTION

You can contribute to our cause and organization through donations!

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