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EDI Impact

Social Impact

From EDI to Social Impact

Overview

Many EDI graduates put their Service Design and Design Strategy skills to work in the social impact sector. On this page, learn about electives and extracurriculars available to EDI students and explore the perspectives of EDI alumni currently working in the social impact sector.

Electives & Extracurriculars

Students interested in social impact roles draw on key concepts from all of the EDI studio courses and take electives through Northwestern Engineering, the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Kellogg School of Management. Outside of the classroom, students work on start-ups at The Garage and participate in Design For America as well as cross-campus design challenges.

Careers

Here are some of the job titles held by EDI alumni working in the social impact industry.

EDI Alumni in Social Impact

Meet just a few of the EDI alumni working in the social impact industry.

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