Graduate Fellowship

Handshake Partners
New York, NY
Job Type
Part-time fellowship
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
Apply via our posting on Bamboo
Where to Apply

Handshake is looking for a client experience fellow to join our team. This candidate will join a fast-paced environment and aid in the support of our client accounts. The candidate will be drafting client resources, participating in internal and external calls, and project managing account work. This position allows the candidate to learn the ins and outs of client experience, research, and the day-to-day work behind a start-up and strategic consulting firm.

Education, Experience, and Key Competencies:

– Graduate student (preferred) or undergraduate junior/senior pursuing a degree in sustainability, international relations, finance, marketing, or a similar field
– At least 2 years of work experience, preferably in sustainability, financial services, and/or international organizations/NGOs
– Working knowledge of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and/or sustainable finance (impact investing, ESG, development finance)
– Excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills
– Thoughtful, proactive, independent and a strategic thinker
– Ability to manage multiple projects independently and adapt as priorities develop
– Ability to collaborate with internal team members to meet objectives
– Ability to complete tasks with limited day-to-day supervision
– Strong adherence to deadlines and deliverables
– Entrepreneurial or remote work experience a plus
– Willing to submit a writing sample, and professional and personal references

Additional Information

We recognize that the world is conducting business in a new way. Established in 2014 from a vision to make business better for the world, Handshake is a different type of professional services firm. We use proprietary software tools and data to advise forward- looking businesses to leverage their business capital and influence in the global marketplace to drive growth, strengthen their reputation and make the world better.

Handshake’s clients range from global asset management firms, to large foundations to some of the most prominent manufacturing companies in the world. Although our clients are diverse and operate in many markets, all of our work has common themes of social impact, business innovation and outcomes aimed at helping people lead a better life.