Social Impact Lab
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what is it
Award-winning program offering international social impact consulting experience and strengths-based leadership training for graduate students from top universities.
The NexGen/Social Impact Lab is a 5 week intensive program offered over the summer for undergraduate students. It aims to develop the next generation of responsible and inclusive leaders by challenging students to complete a social impact consulting project with a nonprofit or social enterprise in Peru, Brazil, South Africa, or Spain. A full-time, 40hr a week program, students are challenged to grow on both a personal and professional level through group coaching, project mentoring, and key social impact and responsible leadership facilitated by Emzingo|U and local experts. Immersing themselves deeply in the country of their choice, students learn to work across teams and cultures to effectively complete support an incredible organization while creating a strong community that will allow them to grow both personally and professionally.
Level: Graduate Students
Duration: 5 to 6 Weeks
Locations available: Brazil, Peru, South Africa, Spain
Social Impact Project
Group social impact project work with international NGO or social enterprise
Develop students’ responsible leadership skills and knowledge
Exposes students to cross-cultural awareness and Intelligence