Applications Now Open: New Sector’s RISE Fellowship Expands To The Twin Cities!

Jun 10, 2014 • Views 1,048

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New Sector’s Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE) Fellowship program is an intensive, 11-month Fellowship for emerging leaders and recent college graduates who are committed to the social sector.

Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the “Twin Cities,” will join Boston, San Francisco, and Chicago as the RISE program’s 4th location. Fellows will be selected from a highly competitive pool and matched with a nonprofit organization in the Twin Cities to serve full-time completing projects that allow organizations to more effectively achieve their missions. Each project is designed to make a lasting impact beyond the Fellow’s service term. Throughout their service term, Fellows participate in New Sector’s training program by engaging in the Social Impact Leadership Curriculum, which covers a wide range of topics that build the skills and tools for effective social sector leadership.

In addition, each Fellow is matched with an individual mentor who provides support for host site projects, professional development, and career planning. Mentors include management consultants and nonprofit leaders.

You can read more about the New Sector fellowship experience in ProFellow’s interview with Allie Jones: Insights on the New Sector Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE)

Compensation and Benefits

RISE Fellows receive a stipend and benefits totaling roughly $30,000 in value, along with a certificate of completion of New Sector’s training curriculum. Compensation includes:

  • Living stipend of $19,000
  • Health-care coverage with no financial contribution from the Fellow
  • An end-of-year $5,550 Segal AmeriCorps Education Award*, distributed upon successful completion of the program and good for outstanding loans or future educational expenses at any accredited institution in the United States (*pending Americorps approval)

How To Apply

New Sector is looking for candidates who are collaborative, who are passionate and who want to accelerate their professional development through high-impact service.

June 30, 2014 is the recommended application submission date. Rolling applications accepted afterwards. For more information and to apply, visit:

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