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The LGT Impact Fellowship

Use your skills to create positive impact

About the Fellowship

Become an LGT Impact Fellow

The application window for the LGT Impact Fellowship will open again in early 2020

Find out how to register and apply

LGT Impact Fellowship: use your skills to create positive impact

Our Fellowship Program offers experienced business professionals the opportunity to apply their skills to create positive impact with leading companies and organizations around the world.

Fellows work on the ground with for-profit companies or non-profit organizations from our global portfolios with the aim to strengthen their organizational capacity, thus contributing to their success. This engagement allows Fellows to gain valuable hands-on experience and learn lessons in the field. The Fellowship is part of LGT Venture Philanthropy’s and LGT Lightstone's strategic investment support. Participants work closely with our local teams and important stakeholders, and tap into a global network of peer Fellows. This special setup enriches the experience and enables participants to enhance skills that are vital for the next stage of a purposeful career after the Fellowship.

To find out what our Fellows can achieve during their time on the ground, check out a few examples of their final Impact Reports in the Fellowship section on the downloads page. 

You can register and apply here

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Key facts about the program

Fellows apply their professional skills in the field by working one year full-time with the management teams of innovative companies and organizations. They create positive impact by building capacity, transferring know-how and training local staff.

Register and apply

Interested in using your skills to create positive impact? Register and apply now for our Fellowship Program.

Preparation

The preparation process for Fellows culminates in a 5-days kick-off workshop to meet peers and our team and learn from past experience.

In the field

Fellows work on the ground with our portfolio companies: a win-win situation with tangible benefits for all parties involved.

Meet our Fellows

Since inception in 2009, 159 individuals with excellent educational and professional backgrounds joined the LGT Impact Fellowship. They have spent thousands of working hours on the ground with purpose-driven organizations and companies creating significant impact.

Enabling impact careers

Our Fellowship alumni are employed by reputed organizations in the impact investing, government, social business or philanthropy sector. Through the participation in the Fellowship Program they gained relevant hands-on experience that is much sought-after in the sector, and thus supported them in entering the next stage of their career.

LGT Impact Fellowship Blog

On our blog, LGT Impact Fellows write about their experiences working in the field during their fellowship. Browse through current and former fellows' blog posts to find out more about their work and impact.

LGT Impact Fellowship Blog