Apply your passion to a mission you believe in

Eager to help close the wealth gap—and create an economy that works for all? Explore open positions at Interise. Requirements and applications are linked within each job description.


For us, it’s more than work —it’s a mission.

We embrace bold, creative ideas in our thinking and our work, as we tackle systemic issues. Our tenacity and confidence in our goals allows us to break through and strive for change that is generational in its impact.

Our world is constantly changing—so we are, too.

With a focus on our core mission, we approach new questions with intellectual curiosity, nimble adaptability, and methodological rigor. We are strategic in the connections we make within our work, our network, and our field.

Everyone has a part to play—we’re in this together.

Our work directly impacts cities, neighborhoods—all of us. We intentionally collaborate and reach out across place, race, creed, and sector. We recognize that diversity—in all forms—makes us smarter, stronger, and more successful.

Bernard Johnson
"As an organization, Interise is composed of individuals who are committed to staying mission-driven in everything we do."
Bernard Johnson, Senior Director, National Partners
Harper Dangler
"Interise is the perfect merging of my passions--for social justice, racial equity, and community development. Supporting small businesses is good for the environment. I also chose Interise because they do an incredible job of providing data that demonstrates their impact."
Harper Dangler, Development Manager, Interise
Darrell Byers
"I have made it my mission to uplift and support communities of color, by helping them grow local economies and build generational wealth."
Darrell Byers, CEO, Interise
Jerianne Jackson,
"Born and raised in rural South Carolina, I witnessed my parents labor tirelessly in our family’s small business. My parents’ fortitude and courage inspires me to work with small business owners. By being a part of Interise’s mission, I hope to build sustainable businesses that uplift all communities."
Jerianne Jackson, Director of Network Engagement & Continued Learning, Interise