The Schaeffer Fellows Summit is held during the summer in Washington, D.C. and is intended to support Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellows in building relationships with the fellowship cohort, sharing about their experiences, and engaging with prominent leaders and program alumni from various sectors. Schaeffer Fellows receive full funding to attend the national Schaeffer Fellows Summit.
June 27 - 30, 2024
in Washington, D.C.
on time within fellowship to date
how to demonstrate professionalism and communicate effectively in the workplace
tools for career development
insights into how sectors cross-collaborate
how to build upon the fellowship experience and transfer skills developed in future careers
camaraderie and interaction between Schaeffer Fellows
During the Summit, I learned that networking in a manner that is natural will get me farther. Simply sending an article that I think someone might find interesting is a great way to form connections. Prior to hearing this advice, I felt like networking had to be very thought out and manufactured but now I see networking in a new light.
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