As much as I enjoyed my time in the private sector, I was ready for a change. I wanted to combine my years of experience working in finance with my passion for service, but finding a job at a nonprofit was a lot harder than I had expected.
Fellowships are no longer just for graduate students or PhDs. There is a growing roster of merit-based professional fellowship opportunities that provide entry into a first job or career change, fund international work experiences, cultivate emerging leaders and changemakers, and support self-designed projects and social enterprises.
Jennifer Tan saw a recurring theme in the needs of domestic abuse survivors: a need…
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Why would you want to pursue a fellowship? Many of these opportunities help students fund their graduate programs, give the opportunity to conduct research, and can even help you transition to a different career.
I felt there was so much need in Liberia that if I was doing development work I wanted it to have impact here. All my choices were based around Liberia; that’s been my central motivating factor.
As someone who plans on starting my own organization one day, I was thrilled to…
It took Connie two years to make the switch from for-profit to nonprofit and she has some helpful tips on what it takes to make a career change.