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Announcing the 2017 SEI Impact Internship Cohort

Fri, 2017-04-28 10:40

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM) is pleased to announce the Social Economy Initiative’s Impact Internship cohort for the 2017 year. Now heading into its fifth consecutive year, the program pairs top McGill undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations for paid placements over the spring and summer months. Past interns have reported that the experience has allowed them to be more empowered to take on social impact an

Contact Information

Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Email:
Source Site: /desautels

Applications for 2017 SEI Impact Internship Program

Wed, 2016-11-30 09:00 - Fri, 2017-01-27 17:00

Applications for the 2017 SEI Impact Internship Program are now open! 

Contact Information

Contact: Megan Poss
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management
Email:
Source Site: /desautels

McGill Innovation Week Features Social Innovation Initiatives On and Off Campus

Mon, 2015-12-07 12:28

The third installation of McGill Innovation Week took place in November 2015, featuring nineteen events which integrated McGill students and faculty with the local Montreal innovation community. 

Source Site: /desautels

The Possible Nation: Social Innovation and the Art of Unleashing Human Potential

Tue, 2015-10-27 15:30

On October 23, 2015, the McGill community welcomed David Bornstein to speak to a captive audience on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, and the power of solutions based journalism. Part of McGill's Homecoming events, this 4th installment of the SEI Keynote was entitled "The Possible Nation: Social Innovation and the Art of Unleashing Human Potential".

Source Site: /desautels

Postdoctoral Research Associate at McGill University and the Social Innovators’ Integration Lab (SIIL)

Wed, 2015-06-03 17:01


To download the job description in English and French, please click here.

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Start Date: January 2016, possibly adjustable

Duration: 2 years, with possibility of 1 year extension

Source Site: /desautels

Internship Opportunity with the Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation

Thu, 2015-04-02 14:45

The Social Economy Initiative in partnership with the McGill Quartier de l’Innovation (QI) team invites McGill student (graduate and undergraduate) applications to a part-time 6-month internship developing a case study on McGill’s partnership and involvement with the Salon 1861 (Gestion immobilière Quo Vadis). 

The project will be co-supervised by Desautels Professors Emmanuelle Vaast and Ruthanne Huising with support from Ms. Isabelle Péan of the McGill QI team.

Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Anna Birnie-Lefcovitch
Organization: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM)
Email:
Source Site: /desautels

SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

Wed, 2015-02-11 16:29

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Source Site: /desautels

Can renewables become the dominant source of electricity in Canada and the USA?

Thu, 2014-09-25 17:30 - 20:00
PHI Centre & McGill University : CA
Price: Free

"Rapid innovation and growth in renewable energy", a talk by MIT's Jessica Trancik

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Can renewables become the dominant source of electricity in Canada and the USA?

Wed, 2014-09-24 17:30 - 20:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: Free

Talks by MIT speaker John Reilly and CEA speaker Jim Burpee

"Prospects and Challenges for High Penetration of Renewable Energy", John Reilly, MIT

Renewables electricity sources are a seemingly attractive low-carbon option to substitute for coal or gas generation.  Regional availability of high quality wind and solar resources varies, but at least in the United States, most regions have significant resources. Expanding the options to biomass, hydroelectricity, and geothermal creates greater opportunities.

Source Site: /desautels