Forest Foundation’s Undergraduate College Fellowship Program offers diverse placements, leadership development and opportunities at non-profit agencies for returning undergraduate college students. Individuals who have excelled in their engagement with community service, volunteerism, and non-profit agencies are encouraged to apply.
The Forest Foundation Undergraduate Fellowship Program is a multi-year, co-curricular non-profit experience. Students who successfully complete the First Year Summer Internship are eligible for the Fall Grant Program and subsequently the Second Year Summer Intern Program.
First Year Summer Internship Program
Forest Foundation offers thirty, ten week paid summer non-profit internships in Essex County, Lowell, and Boston, Massachusetts and beginning in 2012, Portland, ME.
Interns will engage in the operations of the agency, spend instructional time with management, perform tasks and complete projects. The internships will focus on leadership development and non profit sustainability.
There are five days of professional, leadership development with Forest Foundation staff and outside professionals.
Through our workshops and leadership skills development days, Forest Foundation Fellows can have an unique, protracted experience, creating a foundation for future excellence and success.
Compensation is $4,000 and you will be expected to work 40 hours per week for 10 weeks.
This is a unique opportunity for students who:
The Intern Will:
February 24, 2012 - Applications Due
February - March - Interview Process
March 15, 2012 - Notification of Placement
March 30, 2012 - Intern Commitment to Placement
June 4, 2012 - Internship Orientation*
June 5, 2012 - Last Start Date at Agency
June 11, 2012- Grant Writing and History of Philanthropy Day*
June 18, 2012- Site Visit day*
July 23, 2012 - Forest Foundation's Board Meeting*
August 6, 2012- Wrap up, assessment day*
* attendance at development days mandatory.