RSF Seeks Graduate Social Impact Fellows
August 21, 2013
In the spirit of building the field of social finance we are excited to announce a new fellowship opportunity for talented graduate students. We are eager to support the development of the next generation of inspiring leaders and to bring a fresh perspective to our business development activities.
RSF seeks exceptional, analytical, and entrepreneurial Social Impact Fellows to serve in a nine month Fellowship role. Open to graduate students enrolled in the US and Canada, Social Impact Fellows identify, vet, and pitch promising social impact businesses and organizations to RSF for financing (senior-secured debt.) The Fellow is responsible for scanning and understanding the local, regional, and national landscape for high potential innovations, trends, and movements within RSF’s focus areas that emphasize the creation of social value and impact; sourcing for-profit and non-profit social enterprises that exhibit both financial sustainability and significant social impact; conducting preliminary due diligence from published and public sources; and presenting the business case for investment to senior staff at RSF. Successful Fellows will gain a reputation for his/her strategic ability to spot and qualify ground-breaking and pioneering approaches to solving pressing social problems through business. The application deadline is September 13th.
This fellowship requires a 5 hours per week commitment through June 1, 2014.
Please visit our Jobs page to learn more or apply for this opportunity!