SEI Impact Internship Program
The 2014 SEI Impact Internship Program call for applications is now closed.
2013 SEI Impact Internship Program Cohort
The SEI launched its Pilot Impact Internship Program in summer 2013. While promoting academic and personal development as well as establishing important connections, these high-quality internships contribute to social impact and positive social change. Local partner organizations include: le Regroupement économique et social du Sud-Ouest (RESO), the J. W. McConnell Family Foundation, the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation (JSF), the SWAP Team, Artistri Sud and the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) in Toronto.
For more information on our 12 SEI Impact Interns and their respective organizations, click here.
2013 MBA Impact Internships: Emzingo NextGen Fellowships
Scott Weatherhead is a student in the Desautels Faculty of Management MBA Program. Prior to attending McGill, Scott worked for five years in the Canadian Public Service: first responsible for the coordination of visitor activities at Vimy Ridge in Northern France, and secondly as a coordinator for the events and program of the Governor General of Canada in Ottawa. Scott also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from the University of Ottawa. In the MBA program, Scott is pursuing a double concentration in Global Strategy and Leadership as well as Technology and Innovation Management. Also, Scott is the President of the McGill Chapter of Net Impact. In February, Scott and his McGill colleagues were victorious at the USC Marshall Global Consulting Challenge (Best Industry Analysis). As an Emzingo NexGen Fellow, Scott hopes to leverage his MBA experience to contribute to the improvement of a community organization in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a non-profit consultant.
Cristina Consuegra is a student in the Desautels Faculty of Management MBA Program. After completing a Bachelor of Business Administration at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2009, Cristina spent two and half years working at Daggerwing Group, a boutique management consulting firm located in Toronto. In the MBA program, Cristina is pursuing a concentration in Global Strategy and Leadership, in order to gain further knowledge and experience in management consulting. Cristina is also actively involved in the MBA program as the Vice President of External Affairs of the Desautels Graduate Student Society. As an Emzingo NextGen Fellow, Cristina will spend six weeks interning in Peru, where she will work with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). The WWF project centers on optimizing the sustainability of Brazilian nut and timber production in the Madre de Dios region of the Amazon rainforest.