Tag Archives: Nonprofit internship

The Value in My Work

In my first blog post, I sought to tell a bit of my personal story. I wanted to explain the connections between my varied experiences over the past few years to show where I have been and where I am … Continue reading

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Don’t You (Forget About Me)

I think many of us had our first experience with nonprofits through volunteering. Whether it was walking dogs at an animal shelter (I’ve done this), serving meals at a soup kitchen (I’ve not yet done this), passing out flyers to help … Continue reading

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Half-Way Through the Fellowship

Time flies like an arrow. We are approaching the half-way mark of my summer fellowship. My project at Tech Corps is entering the production phase. My first “product” – Tech Corps Brand Identity Manual came out last week, and next … Continue reading

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Snooping, Snapping, and Cynicism

Michelle and I stood alone in a sunny, open alley surrounded by a cartel of cats, a V.F.W. post, an auto shop, and an overgrown field. Overhead were power lines and a blue sky strewn with white paint strokes as she spoke … Continue reading

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Central Ohio Green Schools Initiative-On the Move!

Hello! This post is a little late-the past few days have been busy busy! Its official! We have three schools that have confirmed to attend the first meeting of the Central Ohio Green Schools Initiative in September!! These special three … Continue reading

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Coming back home.

Hello again Fellows and friends, The weeks seem to be flying by here at the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC), and as I am coming into the second half of my fellowship I have taken some time to reflect upon … Continue reading

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Relationships: The Fabric of Our Lives

This week, my fellowship reminded me of the importance of establishing and maintaining positive relationships. Throughout our lives, we work with a lot of different people to do a lot of amazing things. But the relationships we take away from … Continue reading

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Another Op’nin’, Another Show

Like an actor preparing for dress rehearsal, the start of a new position makes you wonder if all of the pieces you know exist will come together? I am a PhD student in Arts Policy and Administration at The Ohio … Continue reading

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Following the Fellows

This week, the 2011 class of The Columbus Foundation Summer Fellows began their work at 11 nonprofit organizations here in Columbus! Preparations that began in the fall of 2010 culminated with their orientation on Monday, June 13 here at the … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Ten Weeks at ADD

As the last weeks have slid by, I have realized how far I’ve really come in this internship. My project for ADD (the Association for the Developmentally Disabled) has been to lay the foundation for the production of a short … Continue reading

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