February 11, 2019 | Rukshana Jalil Careers in Nonprofit Development As you look beyond the GC, why should you consider taking a job–and starting a career–in fundraising? Because, in fundraising (a.k.a. “advancement” and “development”), you Powerfully advance the mission of a non-profit Engage donors with a cause Focus the aims of a purpose-driven organization by sharpening its pitch Employ the research, writing, communication, interpersonal, and even teaching skills that you honed at the GC Enter into a field meant to grow 15% in the next ten years–much faster than the average occupation Work in one of the best-compensated areas of the non-profit world At our Careers in Nonprofit Development event, a panel of GC alumni will discuss both how they moved from the Graduate Center into careers in fundraising and the field’s benefits. Our panelists include Katya Ilina (PhD, German), Director of Development Operations, Yale School of Management Brooke Bryant (PhD, Musicology), Director of Development, Kaufman Music Center Timothy Wilson [carnegiehall.org] (MPhil, French), Manager of Foundation Relations, The Carnegie Hall Corporation Please come–to learn about a career in nonprofit development! The event takes place on Thursday, February 21st from 6-8pm in Graduate Center Room 9205. Please tell us you are coming: RSVP here. Related This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.