Interested in Working in Philanthropy?

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 -
10:00am to 11:30am EDT
Virtual Meeting - Register by 7/16
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Philanthropy New York hosts group informational interviews to explore career paths in the philanthropic sector, as part of our "Interested in Working at a Foundation" series. This year, we will learn about the field of philanthropy from the perspectives of operations and grant managers.

Join us as they share perspectives from both programming and operational/grants management within a foundation and discuss their career path experiences in the philanthropic sector. 

Philanthropy New York members who receive requests for informational interviews from jobseekers may refer those individuals to us for this session.

What will you learn?

  • The advantages and challenges of a career in philanthropy
  • The range of jobs at an organization and some general day-to-day responsibilities
  • The structure and possible priorities of foundations you may encounter on your job search
  • A realistic picture of the competencies foundations may value in potential new hires and the number of jobs available in the field at a given time

This session will not include

  • Specific job leads
  • Referrals
  • Individual interviews with contacts within the field


Who should attend

Individuals interested in learning about careers in the field of philanthropy. What to expect: presentation followed by Q&A.

How to sign up?

Registration is required by July 16th. 

Members and Non-Member Funders: Please click on the "Register Now" link above. Dial-in and webinar information will be emailed to you before the webinar.
Please email with any questions.