Each year, the Effective Philanthropy Learning Initiative (EPLI) at Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) creates space for early to mid-career individuals to engage in a professional fellowship as part of the EPLI team in our efforts to both understand and refine philanthropic practice. This role combines both professional practice and academia to provide Fellows with a chance to learn about the mechanics of strategic philanthropy while building their repertoire of skills related to applied research and nonprofit programming.
Fellows are exceptional candidates with diverse competencies including research, writing, user-centric design, online media, education, and the social sciences, with a particular interest in philanthropy and the social sector.
Fellowships are (up to) one year, full-time, and fully funded (with benefits). They are based at PACS offices on the Stanford campus. For more information on each role and how to apply, see below.
Fellowship Candidates must have the following minimum qualifications:
- Undergraduate or graduate degree
- Up-to 5 (Associate) or up-to 10 years (Fellow) of professional experience in the field of behavioral science, social science, research, design thinking, and/or non-profits/philanthropy. Compensation is based on experience.
- Strong writing and analytical skills.
- Strong organizational or project/program management skills.
Currently available positions:
Candidates must apply through Stanford University careers portal.
- Applications closed at this time.
- Kathryn Davis
- Heather Lord
- Rebecca Shamash
- Elyse Lee