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OUR PROGRAMS

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2-8 weeks

Graduate & Undergraduate Students

ACADEMIC BREAKS

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4-6 weeks

Graduate & Undergraduate Students 

IN SEMESTER OFFERINGS

2-5 days
Undergraduate & Graduate Students

YEAR ROUND OFFERINGS

ALL OFFERINGS

 

Academic breaks

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Virtual Impact Program

(AVAILABLE Virtually)

Undergraduate Students 

6 Weeks (June 14, 2021 - July 23, 2021)

Brazil, Peru, South Africa, Spain

An Intensive 6-week-program that challenges students to become the next generation of responsible leaders. Through hands-on experience working with an international NGO or social enterprise, strategic projects and cultural immersion activities students will connect business performance to social and environmental impact.

NexGen

Social Impact Lab

(AVAILABLE Virtually or in person)

Graduate Students 

5 to 6 Weeks

Brazil, Peru, South Africa, Spain

Our award winning NexGen Leadership Program is an 8 week program that strengthens graduate students' capacity to look within — installing a growth mindset through promoting a greater sense of self-awareness among students about their values, strengths, areas for growth, and impact on others.

Impact Learning Trek

(AVAILABLE Virtually

or in person)

Undergraduate & Graduate Students 

1 to 2 Weeks

Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Peru, South Africa, Spain, USA

Students will explore our core leadership development curriculum that highlights the business for good movement, celebrates the social entrepreneurship ecosystem, and provides cultural insight into various countries. Students also complete a social impact consulting project or innovation workshop with one of our local field partners either virtually or in person. This program can be built around specific themes including Financial Inclusion, Renewable Energy, Women's Leadership, Sustainability, Poverty and Inequality, Emerging from COVID, and more.

IN SEMESTER OFFERINGS

 

Social Impact

Courses

(AVAILABLE Virtually or in person)

Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Semester + 1 week travel

Brazil, Netherlands, Peru, South Africa, Spain or US

Fully customizable, these courses are typically delivered alongside a Professor or department and can include broader topics such as sustainability or innovation, and specific topics such as renewable energy or financial inclusion. Immersion sessions include visits and conversations with social organizations, experts, and responsible business leaders. At the program’s core is a project-based innovation consulting project or challenge to assist a local social impact organization overcome a key challenge.

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Global Impact Internship (GII)

(AVAILABLE Virtually)

Undergraduate Students
6 Weeks

Brazil, Peru, South Africa or Spain

A six week program designed to develop students at the professional and leadership level to support them in becoming the next generation of responsible leaders. Students consult directly for a social enterprise or NGO and immerse themselves virtually or in person to the new country and culture. Students have the opportunity to complement this unique learning experience with their regular courses. Through this intentional design of the program, students will then apply what they are learning in their degree into a real strategic project.

YEAR ROUND OFFERINGS

 
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Leadership and Innovation Sprints

(AVAILABLE Virtually

or in person)

Undergraduate & Graduate Students
2-5 days 

Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Peru, South Africa, Spain or USA

Our Leadership & Innovation Sprints consolidate our core modules of social impact, responsible leadership, cultural immersion, and respectful engagement, into a shorter format version of 2-5 days. Offered over Fall, Winter, Summer, or Spring Breaks, the structure, duration, and pricing of these programs provide flexibility to fit your interests, timeline, and budget.

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Social Impact and Innovation Workshops

(AVAILABLE Virtually or in-person)

Undergraduate & Graduate Students, Faculty, and Staff
2hrs up to 3-5 days

Australia, Brazil, Netherlands, Peru, South Africa, Spain or USA

Core to all of our programs, our Emzingo|U Social Impact and Innovation Workshops expose students, faculty, and staff to global social innovation, responsible leadership development, and cultural awareness. Customized tailored to each audience, our workshops are offered to range from 2 hours to 2 weeks and are designed to be interactive, experiential, reflective, and directly applicable to your life and work. Leveraging over 10+ years of experience working with universities, companies, nonprofits, social enterprises, and students across the world, we have curated powerful content that is critical to 21st Century learning in the post-COVID world.

96%

of students would recommend our virtual impact program

91%

of students say that their experience improved positively their ability to work across cultures

92%

of students say that their general Emzingo|U experience 

considerably improved their ability to create innovative and unique solutions

*A total of 82 participants, of which 58 students completed the survey.

SAMPLE PROJECTS

SAMPLE  PROJECTS

koiki

Koiki is a social enterprise that hires people suffering from social exclusion (mainly people with disabilities, young and long term unemployed) to work as postmen/postwomen, called KOIKIs, who provide a green ‘last mile’ delivery service within their neighborhoods by biking, walking or using green vehicles.

Read more about the project here:

 
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