Become a Fellow

Want to accelerate your social impact career by participating in our Summer or Year-Round RISE Program? Now accepting applications!
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Become a partner

Could your organization benefit from a project designed to create, improve, or expand services?
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Do you want to use your professional experience to guide professionals early in their careers?
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Ready to invest in long term impact throughout the social sector?
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New Professional Development Opportunity

Are you an early career professional at a nonprofit organization looking for more training and career support?  Are you a supervisor who wants to provide your employees with more professional development opportunities?  We have just the program for you!

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Who we are and what we do

New Sector operates fellowship programs that engage early career professionals committed to careers in the social sector.

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Impact by the numbers


of Alumni say their New Sector training has been transferable to their current work.


of our Alumni contribute their time and talent to the social sector.


of Host Sites want to host another Fellow in the future.


There are now 800+ Alumni in more than 36 states and 6 countries.


Meet Our Talent

Lydia López

Meet Lydia, a current RISE Fellow in Boston, and our other Fellows.

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Meet Our Partners

better boys

Meet the Better Boys Foundation, who is hosting a RISE Fellow in Chicago to build organizational capacity, and our other partner organizations.

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