Jointly developed and managed by Monterey Institute (a graduate school of Middlebury), Sanghata Global, and Village Capital, the Frontier Market Scouts (FMS) program turns compassionate and capable professionals into talent scouts and investment managers serving local entrepreneurs and social-minded investors in low-income and capital-weak regions of the world.
The Scouts’ mission is to enable the enterprising poor to scale poverty alleviation solutions in capital-weak areas of emerging markets, while gaining career defining and life changing experience.
The Frontier Market Scouts Fellowship in Social Enterprise and Impact Investment Management is awarding 30 fellowship positions for summer/fall 2013. Opportunities are available in 20+ countries with organizations like Village Capital, the Shell Foundation, and Invested Development. Applications due April 1, 2013.
The Frontier Market Scouts program provides participants with a three-week training on the essentials of business modeling, social impact investing, and base of the pyramid market strategies. Upper-level undergraduates are encouraged to apply.
For application details visit their the FMS website here.
This fellowship is a staff position through August 2014 at Environmental affairs department, Middlebury college . Familiarity with current student sustainability initiatives and student leadership strongly preferred. Candidates who are Middlebury graduates preferred.
Salary/Wage: $29,278 Hiring Minimum.
Thirty percent of the Sustainability Communications & Outreach Coordinator’s job is designing and implementing culture and behavior change programs with the Director of Sustainability that will help members of the Middlebury College community to engage more effectively in practices of sustainability. About 30% is communicating Middlebury’s sustainability initiatives and the success stories of individuals and groups to internal and external audiences through writing, speaking, video, and managing the Sustainability website and Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest Facebook page. An additional 15% is compiling data and producing reports for assessments such as the Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System (STARS). The remaining 25% is performing administrative tasks for Middlebury’s sustainability initiatives. Read the rest of this entry »