Watson Employment Network

The Watson Institute Employer Network is a group of highly impactful and growing companies eager to attract next generation entrepreneurial talent.

The Employer Network is intended to highlight a database of impactful companies and organizations that are interested in working with Watson Institute’s scholars and alumni. If you are a scholar or alumni, in order to take the next steps, simply click on the logos below to explore current opportunities that may be a good fit for you.

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Employer Network Partners

University Impact

University Impact is an impact investing firm that addresses the world’s social and environmental problems by making investments that focus on innovative, sustainable, and scalable impact solutions.

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Opportunity Collaboration

Opportunity Collaboration is a global network of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty during our annual social impact conferences.

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Asset Education

ASSET Education equips educators with a curriculum of concrete tools to help their students reduce stress and build resilience. They envision school systems where all students flourish - where their abilities are not compromised by debilitating, school-related anxiety.

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Techstars is the global platform for investment and innovation. They connect entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations.

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Ashoka envisions a world in which everyone is a changemaker: a world where all citizens are powerful and contribute to change in positive ways.

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Rising Tide Carwash

Rising Tide Carwash is a social enterprise car wash. They employ individuals with autism for 80% of our staff, rigorously train their whole team and empower everyone to reach their full potential.

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Creating a global impact by advancing social entrepreneurship and impact investing.

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Center For Black Innovation

The Center for Black Innovation drives change through providing exposure to innovation pathways, scaling Black innovation ecosystems, diversifying existing innovation ecosystems with data-driven policies and research, with strategic long-term actions to solve the greatest funding challenges blocking Black prosperity.

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Where Our Students Are Working


Zaytouna was founded on a single gesture of gratitude. It is a conscious driven enterprise whose mission is to help women from Syria resettle in South Florida by creating permanent gainful employment for them by catering and producing delicious packaged foods from the Middle East.

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Align Impact

Align Impact serves as an independent specialized impact advisor to high net worth families, individuals and foundations.

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Slido is the ultimate Q&A and polling platform for live and virtual meetings and events.

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Nepal Tea

Nepal Tea is a social enterprise that distributes the freshest teas around the world directly from the producers.

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Power to the Polls

Power the Polls is a first-of-its-kind initiative to recruit poll workers to ensure a safe, fair election for all voters.

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SIMA studios

SIMA is a non-profit impact media agency. They celebrate, curate and distribute documentaries + creative media projects that advance positive social change and support content creators, activists, educators and changemakers worldwide.

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Amazon is an American multinational technology company based in Seattle, Washington, which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence.

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Open Source Medical Supplies

Open Source Medical Supplies informs and empower makers, engineers, manufacturers, local organizers, experts, and institutions around the world working in their communities to meet supply challenges stemming from global crises.

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The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is transforming energy through research, development, commercialization, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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Equipping early-stage social entrepreneurs with the support they need to transform audacious ideas into scalable and sustainable ventures, and change the world.


RingCentral, Inc. is an American publicly traded provider of cloud-based communications and collaboration solutions for businesses.

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Tesla's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy.

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Save The Children

Save the Children is a leading humanitarian organization for children. They've changed the lives of over 1 billion children in the U.S. and around the world.

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Upstream redefines professional networking with products designed for organic interactions and life-changing connections.

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Educational Pathways

University of San Diego's Kroc School

Welcome to the west coast capital of peace education. Located at the world's busiest international border, the University of San Diego's Kroc School offers academic programs for the purpose-driven peacebuilders, social innovators and positive change makers of today.

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