Benefits That Students Bring to Social Enterprises

With their high levels of digital competency, fresh thinking, and talent, students can help social enterprises to grow and develop. Unfortunately, many social enterprises have not been working with the students. Social enterprises that work with students reap various benefits.

Students comes with new skills

Students come with skills that can be applied to solve social venture challenges. They help businesses that need digital skills for promoting and managing social enterprise online, talent to develop their brand, or social science skills to better understand customers.

Students are a positive investment

Students have high level of abilities, competency and skills. Therefore, they typically provide a good return on investment for businesses. Most students desire to work in a challenging environment, where they can develop their experience. In working in such environment, they provide social enterprises with hardworking and loyal talent that yield good returns on investment.

Students comes with innovative approaches

Students bring unique a perspective and fresh thinking to social ventures. Working with technology-savvy students who are conversant with the latest social innovations can really add great value to an organization.

References

https://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/2013/oct/09/students-social-enterprises-talent-skills

https://www.theguardian.com/social-enterprise-network/2013/oct/14/best-bits-students-and-social-enterprise

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