Year Up is an award-winning, national 501(c)3 organization that enables motivated young adults, ages 18-24, to move from minimum wage to meaningful careers in just one year, by providing the skills, experience, and support they need to reach their full potential.
Year Up is hosting two FAO Schwarz Fellowships—one in New York and one in Philadelphia. Both the Philadelphia and NYC Fellows will interact with students as an advisor, group facilitator, and advocate, participating in creating and sustaining a positive educational environment, with trust among students and staff. Project work for each of the Fellowship is described below.
The Philadelphia Fellow will serve in an external relations role. The Fellow will:
The New York Fellow will serve in a communications role generating long-term strategies to retain and engage our current students and alumni. The Fellow will:
Applicants must be college seniors at the time of application and be eligible to work in the United States for the duration of the two-year Fellowship.
For more about what we are seeking, please see What We’re Looking For.
Please send a resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15, 2019 expressing your interest in working at Year Up, which Fellowship you are interested in, and your reasons for applying for the FAO Schwarz Fellowship.
In your cover letter, please include your responses to the following questions:
Question 1: Why are you interested in being apart of the FAO Schwarz Fellowship?
Question 2: Why are you interested in applying for the FAO Schwarz Fellowship position at this organization?
Question 3: What background and experiences would you bring to the direct service and special project work at this organization?
We review each application carefully and will select our Fellow by April 30th. Thanks for your interest.