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  • The Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI) is a university-wide effort at The New School that brings together mentorship, training, and funding to help graduate students develop the perspectives, skills, and networks they need for early stage socially engaged entrepreneurship. Today’s climate requires bold innovations to build community and we believe in the transformational power of just and inclusive economies. The IEI strives to meet you where you are in your professional development with a forward-looking mindset, ensuring fair and equal access to opportunity. 

    Curriculum

    Students enrolled in any graduate degree program at The New School have the opportunity to participate in our three signature IEI courses — Venture Lab, Social Impact Entrepreneurship and Design, and Intro to Social Entrepreneurship— or complete a graduate minor in Impact Entrepreneurship.

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    Graduate Fellowship

    The Impact Entrepreneurship Fellowship is a two-year cohort experience for high-potential leaders committed to creating social impact through entrepreneurship while pursuing a master's degree at The New School.

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    Ecosystem Partners

    The Impact Entrepreneurship team welcomes opportunities to partner with organizations that share our mission to support socially aware entrepreneurial leaders.

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    Students & Alumni

    Meet some of the current students and recent alumni involved in the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative and gain insights into their inspiring entrepreneurial-focused work. 

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    Resources

    Visit our blog for our guide to help students and alumni take their ideas for social innovation to the next level.

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  • Contact Us

    Impact Entrepreneurship
    impactentrepreneur@newschool.edu

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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