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A Conversation with D-SIP Alumni

Editor’s Note: As many of our FLiP readers are aware, we continue to enjoy a relationship with the University of Michigan’s innovative Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP).  To give you a real sense of the value of the program for its participants, we sat down with four alumni to learn about their experiences.  You’ll read […]

For our corporate philanthropy readers: check out a great new blog!

For those of you who, like me, work in the realm of corporate philanthropy, or CSR more broadly, I want to point you to a terrific new resource.  One of FLiP’s founders, our friend Jessica Stannard-Friel, has started Reimagining CSR.  The blog focuses on innovations and trends in corporate social responsibility, with an emphasis on […]

Meet Kat Walsh

Good morning FLiPs! A bunch of you have asked for more information on the background of our new favorite college internship program – DSIP! So, in keeping with FLiP-style, we went to the brains behind the project, Kat Walsh. Before we start the interview, I wanted to congratulate Kat and DSIP for winning the CASE […]

Meet Nina Sharma West

The Advertising Council’s reach is proven by the general population’s familiarity with its one liners that send a message, e.g. “Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk,” “A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” “Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires” A private, nonprofit organization, the Ad Council is unique. There is not a singular “tug-at-the-heartstrings” […]

Meet Jillian Nebenfuhr-Marcussen

External Affairs Coordinator Fels Institute of Government University of Pennsylvania Future Leaders in Philanthropy: Let’s start with the basics.  Where are you from, where did you go to school, and what was your major? Jillian Nebenfuhr-Marcussen: I am originally from the New York/New Jersey area, and received my Bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University in International Relations/Political […]

Meet Maureen Flynn

It is my pleasure to profile one of our long time readers today: Maureen Flynn, Program Assistant at the Toshiba America Foundation. We met Maureen back in October at the Summit onPhilanthropy, and we caught up with her again just before the new year. I wanted to talk to her about what her job is […]

Meet A FLiP: Leah Wu

Leah Wu currently serves as Assistant Director of Development at the NYU Stern School of Business. There she provides stewardship to a portfolio of scholarship donors, manages events such as roundtable lunches and alumni receptions, and provides briefings for deans and staff before one-on-one meetings with VIP prospects and donors. Born in 1980 in Litchfield, […]

Breaking into the Non-Profit Sector

In the past five years, the philanthropic sector has seen a growing interest from recent college graduates and young professionals. More and more often, these students and recent graduates are realizing that a career at a not-for-profit organization, or serving at another organization in some philanthropic capacity, does not have to lead to a life of destitution. There are real jobs – dare I say: careers – to be had in this industry, and they come in all shapes and sizes.