The Right People on the Bus - February 2019

The Right People on the Bus is a monthly round up of job, consulting, and fellowship opportunities that people connected to Optimistic Anthropology are recruiting to fill.  We do this because we love connecting people to resources and opportunities to shape a more positive world. If you end up applying for any of these opportunities, we'd love to know. And if you email to let us know, we might even be able to give someone a head's up to look for your application!

NEW FOR 2019 - WE’LL BE ADDING OPPORTUNITIES ON A ROLLING BASIS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH! SO BE SURE TO CHECK BACK TO SEE WHAT’S NEW MAKE SURE TO SUBMIT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH THE FORM AT: HTTP://BIT.LY/ONTHEBUS.

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Job Opportunities


Consulting Opportunities

Looking for a consultant?  New for 2019 - we’ll be adding opportunities on a rolling basis throughout the month! So be sure to check back to see what’s new make sure to submit opportunities through the form at: http://bit.ly/OntheBus.


Fellowships, Accelerators, Etc.

  • Blue Ridge Labs @ Robin Hood is recruiting for its 2019 Summer Fellowship. Blue Ridge Labs is Robin Hood’s tech incubator. This intensive 4-month program gives talented people the time, access, funding, and support they need to incubate and launch high-impact startups. This year’s class of Fellows will focus on a topic fundamental to inequality in New York City: expanding access to quality, affordable housing. Fellowship applications close on March 1.

  • CVilla is accepting applications for its 2019 Cvilla Fellowship Program. Cvilla is a Detroit-based design studio dedicated to changing the way our public-serving institutions work. The Fellowship enables them to bring on two Design Researchers for a 4-month fellowship from April 15 - August 15, 2019 who will gain extensive training and opportunity to apply human-centered design in Michigan and across the country while learning and working alongside industry leaders. Application deadline: February 25, 2019.

  • Enterprise Community Partners is accepting applications for its Rose Fellowship. The Rose Fellowship partners community-engaged architects and artists with local community development organizations to facilitate an inclusive approach that creates and preserves sustainable, healthy and affordable communities.  (Full time October 2019-September 2021 / Various Locations) Application deadline: April 14, 2019.

  • Fuse Corps is recruiting mid-career (15+ years experience) professionals for year-long placements in local governments for Spring 2019-2020. Check out the current Fellowship Openings (Full Time / Various Locations)

  • Independent Sector is accepting nominations of leaders under 40 in the charitable sector for its 2019 American Express NGen Fellows.   The program focuses on supporting fellows enhance their skills, grow their networks, and prepare themselves to lead the sector into the future. Nominations are due by Monday, March 11, 2019.

Recruiting for a fully funded Fellowship or other program that provides financial support?  New for 2019 - we’ll be adding opportunities on a rolling basis throughout the month! So be sure to check back to see what’s new make sure to submit opportunities through the form at: http://bit.ly/OntheBus.


Optimistic Anthropology created The Right People on the Bus because we love connecting people to one another and great opportunities.  While the service is free, we ask that you submit opportunities through the form at: http://bit.ly/OntheBus.

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