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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

Classified as: BCom, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, SEI, Social Economy Initiative, Social Impact
Published on: 28 Apr 2017

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. 

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, SEI, Social Economy Initiative, Past MDIIM
Published on: 7 Dec 2015

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".

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, SEI, MDIIM Events, SEI Events
Published on: 27 Oct 2015


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

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, SEI, Social Economy Initiative, Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation
Published on: 3 Jun 2015

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.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, SEI, Social Economy Initiative
Published on: 2 Apr 2015

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.

Classified as: Sustainability, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Social Economy Initiative, SEI, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Published on: 11 Feb 2015

Introduction

The Social Economy Initiative (SEI) is an important vehicle through which McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management integrates social entrepreneurship and social innovation into its teaching, research and outreach activities. The SEI is an undertaking of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The Institute’s mandate is to foster an integrated approach to management.

The goals of the SEI are threefold:

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, SEI, Social Economy Initiative
Published on: 1 Feb 2014

Over the years, the end of final exams has inspired any number of spontaneous displays of pure happiness, including high fives, chest bumping and uncontrollable giggling. But what was up with the 100 or so students boogying in the streets at the crossroads on lower campus on Tuesday, Dec. 3 – two days before finals kicked off?

Classified as: MDIIM, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Bachelor of Commerce (BCom), Social Economy Initiative, SEI
Published on: 12 Dec 2013

On Friday, the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) presented its Second Annual Homecoming Keynote event in the Bronfman Building. The event featured presentations from five social entrepreneurships including Aspire– the 2013 Hult Prize winning team, as well as four past winners of the McGill Dobson Cup. Each team elaborated on their companies and the ways in which their work has had an impact.

Classified as: SEI, Social Economy Initiative
Published on: 24 Oct 2013

Just three months after graduating this year from the University of Waterloo, Jonathan Rivard’s startup company had generated $130,000 in revenue.
... “It is a generational zeitgeist, no doubt about it,” says Anita Nowak, integrating director of the Social Economy Initiative, at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal.
... The Dobson Cup is structured so that students present their ideas to a panel of experts over several months and successive rounds, competing for cash prizes and mentoring advice.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, SEI, Social Economy Initiative, Dobson Cup, Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship, McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship
Published on: 23 Oct 2013

Scott Weatherhead, an MBA student at McGill University in Canada and the Social Economy Initiative's impact intern, travels through North Korea and South Africa in search of a use for his theoretical knowledge.

Classified as: Masters in Business Administration (MBA), MBA Program, MDIIM, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, Social Economy Initiative, SEI
Published on: 5 Oct 2013

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University reports from the Social Economy Initiative's flagship event, where former primer minister Paul Martin speaks about how youth can take hold of the new age of social enterprise.

Classified as: Talking Management, Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, Karl Moore, SEI, Social Economy Initiative
Published on: 30 Apr 2013

On Thursday, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science welcomed Charles Eisenstein for a discussion regarding his book “Sacred Economics– Money, Gift & and Society in the Age of Transition.” The presentation included a Q&A session, which was followed by a cocktail reception.

Anita Nowak, Integrating Director of Desautels’ Social Economy Initiative, welcomed the audience to the presentation and invited student Mike Lepperd to introduce Charles Eisenstein.

Classified as: Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management, MDIIM, SEI, Social Economy Initiative
Published on: 7 Mar 2013

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