Open to all UBC graduate students and upper year undergraduates interested in working on an organizational challenge form a trans-disciplinary approach.
Students will research and brainstorm ways to address specific organizational challenges of ORICE’s community partner organization, Quelonios del Caribe. Quelonios del Caribe is a non-profit conservation organization based in Costa Rica. Students will work alongside Quelonios del Caribe, on developing a business model to generate needed maintenance funds. This project will require students to work with peers, faculty/community partners and staff provide possible solutions, tools and/or approaches to meet Quelonios del Caribe’s needs.
|September 24th, 2017||Program applications accepted until full OR until 11:59pm on Sunday, September 24th, 2017|
|October – November 2017||Research, brainstorm, and develop a potential business model for Quelonios del Caribe|
|Late November 2017||Finalize proposed business model and wrap up work with Quelonios|
All work will take place on Vancouver campus. Students will work with ORICE and Quelonios staff (via email / skype) to craft a draft business model for Quelonios del Caribe.
The estimated time commitment for this program is 5 hours per week from October-November, 2017. The breakdown of this time commitment is as follows:
- Participation in a 2 hour weekly meeting (scheduled around students’ course work)
- 1-3 hours of independent research/work per week outside of scheduled meetings
How to Apply:
To apply please send your resume and a 200-500 word blurb explaining why you would like to be part of this project to email@example.com