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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Hello World!

Welcome to the Blog of The Columbus Foundation Summer Fellowship Program.  Follow our Fellows as they help out the nonprofits they are matched with, learn on the job and from each other. Check back frequently, or sign up for the … Continue reading

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A word from a partnering nonprofit…

The Columbus Foundation Fellowship is one of those events where the moon, the stars and the universe seemed to align at just the right time. The Fellowship will provide us with one of those special opportunities that gets classified as … Continue reading

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