Monthly Archives: June 2010

Getting Hands-On

A typical college internship may consist of coffee runs, note-taking, and a made-up project designed to teach you something—but nothing long lasting.  This is NOT the case at HandsOn Central Ohio (HOCO).  Unlike the current internships my friends have, my … Continue reading

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Never a Dull Moment!

Hi, everyone! We just completed week one of summer camps at the Phoenix Theatre for Children. This week, we worked with a group of 6-8 year olds and a group of 9-13 year olds at camps titled, “Scenes from the … Continue reading

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Feeling Like a Part of the Team

Before my first day, I was worried that my status as a fellow would confine me to paperwork and data entry at a desk set aside in a lonely corner – previous experiences that I would prefer not to relive. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Week One

Greetings from the Columbus Housing Partnership! As a Columbus Foundation fellow this summer, I am working with the Columbus Housing Partnership, a local non-profit which provides affordable housing to low- and moderate-income families, as well as a multitude of other … Continue reading

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A Week of Firsts

This has been quite the first week indeed, a lot of firsts really. I learned how to read maps for stream naming, what I need to find for the stream naming form, how to find a free conference call site, … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

The first week of the Summer Fellowship Program was fantastic…and fast! Acclimating to a new work environment can be slow and precarious, but the staff at my nonprofit has been incredibly welcoming and I already feel like “part of the … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Go!

The entire Columbus Foundation has been on a high today as we welcomed the 2010 class of summer Fellows!  This is a group of some of the best and brightest college students who are being partnered with nonprofits in the … Continue reading

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