As I wrapped my time at Reading Partners, the way we interacted with students shifted enormously. My time with students came to an end earlier than expected. The way I interacted with community partners became part of my virtual reality.
Check out FAO Schwarz Fellowship recent graduate Nick Mitch’s interview on ProFellow! Nick wrapped up his Fellowship in 2020 at Riverkeeper New York and will be entering as a Master in Urban Planning student at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in the fall.
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Since finishing my two-year FAO Schwarz Fellowship in August 2017, I have stayed on at Riverkeeper continuing in my role as Outreach Coordinator. While in this position over the last four years, I’ve organized our annual day of service each year called the Riverkeeper Sweep.
At 24 years old, I am running for City Councilor At-Large in my hometown of Marlborough, Massachusetts. If someone had told me two years ago that I would be running for office now, I would not have believed them.
My experiencence as an FAO Schwarz Fellow at the Museum of the City of New York had a tremendous impact on my career. For two years I educated school students from all five boroughs about the fascinating history of their city.READ MORE
We’ve all heard about how invaluable our network is and how nobody finds a job without LinkedIn these days. And, in some ways, staying in touch is far easier for our generation than those who came before us. But how many of your Facebook friends or LinkedIn connections would you feel comfortable calling up on a whim? Or asking if you could come take their portrait like this artist did?READ MORE
The FAO Schwarz Fellowship launched my career into the nonprofit sector.
Before I began my position at Jumpstart for Young Children, I had studied to be a classroom teacher. By my final year of college, I realized that I still wanted to impact children in need, but not in a formal classroom setting.READ MORE
Among the vast selection of picture books in the Reading Partners Library at PS 3 is Margaree King Miller’sGranddaddy’s Gift. Miller’s book tells the story of a young black girl, Little Joe, growing up in Mississippi during the 1960s.READ MORE