Residential Programs

CSIS offers in-person residential retreats, fellowships, and trainings. Learn more about our current and prior offerings here.

Applications are closed for 2024

Global Social Impact House

GSIH is a free program for social entrepreneurs or intrapreneurs with an active social venture. Read More
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Stay tuned for 2025 info

Penn Social Impact Lab

Penn Social Impact Lab (PIL) is a 1-credit course for current Penn students. This course takes place during two virtual sessions in December and a required one-week residency off-site during winter break. Read More

Past Program

CSIS 5 Year Summit

The Innovation Summit is a 3 day residential program for CSIS alumni or referred friends, hosted at a mineral springs resort in California. We’ll celebrate CSIS’ 5 year anniversary with interactive workshops, outdoor exploration, community building, and phenomenal keynote speakers. Read More
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Past Program

Impact+ House

The Impact+ House is for any CSIS alumni or affiliate partners, and their teammates. We invite teams of 2-5 people for a professional development retreat in the hills of Vermont. Read More

Apply now for the 2024 Oxford-Penn Social Impact Doctoral Fellows Program by May 15

Doctoral Fellows

CSIS Doctoral Fellows are current PhD students from institutions around the world who come to Penn for one month of joint study and writing in a small cohort of 5-8 doctoral candidates. Fellows will leave the program with a paper… Read More

Past Program

Penn-Columbia Social Impact House

The Penn-Columbia Social Impact House (PSIH) was designed for Penn and Columbia students and graduates working on social impact ventures. The program launched in 2013 and ran until 2017. PSIH is not currently active. Read More

Past Program

IDEO U Impact House

CSIS offered the IDEO U Impact House in 2016 to high-achieving IDEO U online learners and teaching assistants. The cohort convened in Sonoma, CA for a week of intensive learning featuring Penn faculty and top IDEO coaches and facilitators. Read More