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Fordham Social Innovation 

Coming up in innovation...
    1) Sustainability Week
    2) Impact Investing Workshop
    3) Internship Opportunities

Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice present:

Sustainability Week

Sustainability & Cosmetics - DIY sugar scrub & lip balm in Campbell Commons, 4-5PM
Future of Fashion event in Campbell Commons, 5-6:30PM

"How Many Earths?" Play an interactive game and see what your footprint is in McGinley Music Room, 4-7PM
Himalayas Day - Fuse will be holding an event showing the impact of climate change on the Himalayan region in Rose Hill Commons, 5-7PM

"This Changes Everything" documentary screening in Keating B21, 8-10PM

Sustainable Fashion Panel

Join the Fordham Sustainablility Committee and Students for Fair Trade for a panel discussion regarding ethical and environmental problems in the fashion industry and potential solutions, including:
Radiate Market presentation
Kate Black - founder and editor-in-chief of
Andrea Reyes - board member of NYC Fair Trade Coalition, co-founder of A. Bernadette
Jordan Catalana - Coporate Citizenship coordinator at Kenneth Cole

When: Tuesday, October 4th from 5-6 pm
Where: Campbell Commons

NY+Acumen Impact Investing Workshop
NY+Acumen will lead a workshopp on Social Impact and Entrepreneurship. +Acumen provides emerging leaders with the skills and moral imagination to take part in changing the way the world tackles poverty. Participants will engage in interactive case studies lead by Liz Mooney, who is currently a Manager at Endeavor - an organization that is leading the high-impact entrepreneurship movement around the world - and Will Reising, who is an Associate at The Carlyle Group's AlpInvest Partners - a private equity firm.

Common Good Career Fair 

co-sponsored by the Dorothy Day Center for Service and Justice
November 2nd, 2016 | 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. | McGinley Center Ballroom

Designed for students seeking careers working for the common good. Organizations in attendance will include those within the non-profit, education, healthcare, government, STEM, and other social service enterprises looking to recruit for full-time, part-time, internship and post-grad volunteer opportunities.

Visit our new Social Innovation Labs!

Come check out our new labs at Rose Hill and Lincoln Center! 
Rose Hill: Hughes Hall, Room 207
Lincoln Center: 140 W 62nd Street, Room 216


Seeking: Interns for Karbone

Karbone is a full service firm specializing in Energy and Environmental Commodity Markets. The firm is looking for interns in the following areas:
  • Brokerage
    • Renewable environmental credits (RECs), Carbon Credits, Emissions
    • Power, Capacity
    • Clean Fuels
  • Capital Advisory
    • Renewable Project origination and asset sales
    • Project Finance
    • Financial Advisory and Valuation
  • Research
    • Market Analysis and Advisory
    • Pricing Projections
    • Deep-Dive Research Reports
Students of all years are encouraged to apply!

Portfolios with Purpose Campus Challenge Hosted by Citi

Citi is pleased to announce its partnership with Portfolios with Purpose (PwP) in support of their second annual University Campus Challenge, the biggest online stock-picking simulation in the nation. Compete with students from other top universities to see who is the best student investor in the country!

 Throughout the six month competition Citi will offer students finance-industry expertise, career advice, and the opportunity to engage directly with the Citi recruitment team.

Register here before October 16th!  
Looking for a way to combine your analytical brain with helping the Fordham community? Look no further than the Fordham Badges Program. We are currently looking for first year and second year students interested in Information Systems or Business Administration to help out. If interested, please email to learn more.
Looking to combine interests in social innovation, writing and communications? The Social Innovation Collaboratory is looking for writers, social media managers, and creative thinkers to take part in a Changemaker focused communications team! To learn more, please email
Interested in learning how students are scaling NYC's startup support capabilities?
Missed the Bronx Science Consortium at NYBG?
Dedicated to supporting a better economic system?

...there's a blog post for that!

Stay updated on the latest on campus with the Changemaker Blog! 
From St. Rose's Garden:
Want to learn more about sustainable food systems and community agriculture projects --   and munch on some tasty, organic fruits and vegetables??
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We hope to see you around and look forward to a great year of innovation!
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