The LGT Impact Fellowship, launched in 2009, matches your capabilities with the needs of our portfolio organizations. The offering is open to mid-level professionals who are searching for meaning in their career and how to make a difference with their work.
Both LGT Impact Fellows and portfolio organizations enjoy transparency and reliability in terms of what LGT Venture Philanthropy offers. Our promise is underpinned by a stringent vetting process to maximize the benefit of the LGT Impact Fellowship for professionals as well as for our portfolio organizations.
LGT Impact Fellows are exposed to new cultures and learn to work with limited resources in hands-on situations in the field
Fellows can lay the foundation for their network and begin building contacts in the impact sector
Fellows can spur their career transition goals in the impact sector by building a credible track record
LGT Impact Fellows are placed exclusively with portfolio organizations of LGT Venture Philanthropy and Lightrock
Portfolio organizations can rely on the experience of high-caliber professionals committed to making a favorable impact
Partner organizations can benefit from the private sector experience of mid-level business professionals
LGT Venture Philanthropy screens candidates for our portfolio organizations, minimizing recruiting efforts
LGT Impact Fellows often work closely with senior management at their respective host organization, working on strategic projects and building out or testing new functions. They work in roles that require an outside-in view or in functions that benefit from the transfer of private sector knowledge.
Fellows placed since 2009
of professionals matched are from the Global South
of LGT Impact Fellows stay with host organizations beyond their 12-month engagement
of Fellows remain in impact organizations
of average work experience
of LGT Impact Fellows hold a Master’s degree or MBA
LGT Impact Fellows are welcomed with a kick-off workshop and undergo professional onboarding in their portfolio organization.
Are you interested in helping address big challenges in health, education and environmental protection through the LGT Impact Fellowship?