Gain real-world experience making a real-world impact…all without leaving your home!

The only Virtual internship that gets you unmatched career-ready skills while consulting for real social entrepreneurs.

A One-of-a-Kind Global Internship from the Comfort of Home

This incredible industry experience is not only about gaining essential grad experience to set you apart from the competition, but it also arms you with the ultimate impact consulting toolkit you won’t find anywhere else…especially not at uni! Every day of this unique 4 week program is crammed full of value designed to mimic real industry practice:

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MASTERCLASSES AND WORKSHOPS BY LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS
You’ll learn everything you need to thrive as a social impact consultant and stand out as a graduate, including social entrepreneurship principles, leadership and project management.
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REAL CONSULTING EXPERIENCE FOR LEADERS MAKING A GLOBAL IMPACT
Our partners range from early stage tech startups to certified B Corps, and address everything from environmental sustainability through to alleviating poverty through economic empowerment. 
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TAILOR YOUR LEARNING WHILST GAINING ACADEMIC CREDIT*
Upskill significantly with bonus elective units such as Social Enterprise in International Development, and Principles of Entrepreneurship, and you could access credit towards your degree!
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COLLABORATE WITH TOP STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE
Work alongside a multi-disciplinary team of 4 to tackle your project, as well as engaging virtually with our local partners in communities around the world, building an enviable professional network.

What Students Say About Our Impact Programs

The Projects

Connecting young change-makers and technology partners you will be testing social enterprise solutions in real world contexts at the very early stages. This is an opportunity to deeply understand our community members and work with them to develop meaningful social impact. 

Dates

November 26 – December 22, 2020
January 4 – 29, 2021
February 1 – 26, 2021
May 10 – June 4, 2021
June 7 – July 2, 2021
June 28 – July 23, 2021

Cost

$2250

OPHTHALMOLOGY & OPTICAL – 4IZE

4ize manufacturers flat pack prescription spectacles at minimal cost, able to be prescribed by anyone who has undergone a simple 30 minute training process, increasing access and affordability to ophthalmology.

UNSDGs targeted:

3 Good Health and Wellbeing, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

Agricultural Data Consulting – DArT

DArT addresses permaculture, genoming and sustainable agriculture across the developed and developing world using state of the art technology.

UNSDGs targeted:

2 Zero Hunger, 15 Life on Land

Anti-Poaching & AI Technology

We have partners that are confidential under contract, who manufacture and install AI technology designed to identify and locate poachers in national parks across Africa, whose research and product we test, consult upon and protect.

UNSDGs targeted:

15 Life on Land

EarthTech – Ecoplastile

Ecoplastile transform post-consumer waste into durable building materials, working with vulnerable communities and street youth who are compensated for collecting and sort plastic wastes through income or in exchange for micro-health insurance.

UNSDGs targeted:

1 No Poverty, 3 Global Health and Wellbeing, 12 Responsible consumption and production, 14 Life below water

PicSeePal

With the mission of realising the human right of communication globally, PicSeePal is the world’s first portable, customizable, durable, affordable, splash proof, modular and easy to use Alternative Augmented Communication (AAC) device.

UNSDGs targeted:

10 Reduced Inequalities

BClinics – Zenko

Zenko is Japanese for ‘good deeds’, which embodies their mission of making it simple and easy for businesses to buy planet-friendly office supplies and reduce carbon emissions and waste through their online platform.

UNSDGs targeted:

12 Responsible consumption and production

Bushfire Ready

Bushfire Ready is developing an automatic Bushfire Attack Level Assessment (BALA) Generator that will cut down the five-hour assessment to less than one hour. The AI-driven process allows homeowners to quickly and easily bushfire-ready their homes and get better prepared for the bushfire season.

UNSDGs targeted:

11 Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable

Whrrl

Whrrl provides farmers with warehouse storage and a blockchain-secured receipt of value for their harvest, allowing farmers to get working capital loans rather than selling their harvest at low prices just to stay afloat.

UNSDGs targeted:

8 Decent work and economic growth

Circular Textiles

Circular Textiles is a sustainble uniform supplier for school and businesses that produces garments made from recycled polymers and biodegradable natural fibres. Circular Textiles leverages the closed loop process to reduce waste and pass on savings to subsidise uniform costs for low-income families.

UNSDGs targeted:

12 Responsible consumption and production

Disclaimer! Before You Apply…

Disclaimer! Before You Apply…

This kind of internship is not for everyone. If you’re only looking to get course credit or just add to your resume then this is probably not the program for you. There are also costs associated with this program.

However, if you’re someone that is ready for a challenge; prepared to learn in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment; and committed to work towards genuine social change, then we encourage you to apply  –  THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU

Get Involved

We believe that tackling global issues won’t be achieved by doing what’s always been done before…are you up for the challenge?

Apply now for the internship of a lifetime; book in a call to activate your application and start shaping real impact.