Tag Archives: Columbus Foundation Summer Fellowship

Treating Learning and Change as Continuums

Some of my recent blog posts have discussed my desire to make positive changes in both personal mindset and conduct. Last Thursday, another Fellow asked how I was doing with running my personal life like a nonprofit program. I was … Continue reading

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4th of July Reflection

(This post was delayed but originally written during Week 5.)  In this fifth week at Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center, my supervisor is out of the office. I am wrapping up my review for the Crime Victims Rights Toolkit. That … Continue reading

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3 Tips for an Aspiring Nonprofit Professional

During our Week 4 Fellows Learning Session, we got to hear from a pair of nonprofit professionals in Columbus who have both recently entered the nonprofit sector. Oyauma Garrison was already well into his career when he switched from the … Continue reading

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This summer… I work for the Justice League!

My name is Bradley Petrella, and for the next ten weeks, I’m working for the nonprofit Ohio Crime Victim Justice Center (formerly the Justice League of Ohio) through the Columbus Foundation Fellowship. Continue reading

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And so it begins…

Hello! My name is Victoria Alesi and I am a new Columbus Foundation Summer Fellow. I am going into my fifth year at The Ohio State University, studying Dance, International Studies and Spanish. I am from Arlington Heights, IL a … Continue reading

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The Sun Goes Down on Summer

It’s a bittersweet feeling when an opportunity like this concludes (excluding the few people who will be continuing with their organization). When starting out at a fellowship or internship you begin full of possibilities and it seems like you have all the … Continue reading

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Acronyms and First Day Awkwardness

This summer I received the honor of being selected to be a part of the Columbus Foundation Summer Fellowship program. Originally, I was not selected to move beyond the application phase, but in late April, I received an email asking … Continue reading

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Wine, 3 Babes, and a Baker

Like many nonprofits in Columbus, National Center for Law and Adoption Policy (NCALP) hosts a fundraiser every year to raise money for its projects and initiatives. While wine, three babes, and a baker may sound like the beginning of an epically … Continue reading

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One Year and Seventeen Minutes Later: An Update from a 2010 Fellow

For a year now, my Summer Fellowship supervisor, Don Bashaw, has joked that as a fellow, I failed miserably. Last summer, I was paired with Add (formerly an acronym for the Association for the Developmentally Disabled) to produce a 10-15 … Continue reading

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