Our Fellows, Interns and Loaned Executives (FILE) Program recruits and prepares high-quality, dedicated individuals to become advocates of financial dignity and empowerment. Recognizing talent and passion, the FILE program challenges participants to grow both personally and professionally and to build on their leadership potential. Through hands-on projects, meaningful mentorship from our dynamic executives and various development activities, FILE participants receive the tools and experience to become effective leaders in their communities.

Talents and Requirements

We seek talented, self-motivated individuals committed to global economic and social justice. Broadly, FILE participants have the following traits:

  • A record of remarkable professional / educational achievement
  • Evidence of leadership skills and the potential for further growth
  • Track record of working towards economic and social justice
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups
  • Strong personal initiative and motivation

FILE participants are graduate students or upper-level undergraduate students with an interest in aiding a HOPE manager in a specialized project over the course of the year.

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Enrolled in a course of study that aligns with the work of the department in which they work.

The HOPE FILE Program is administered on a non-partisan basis, and balance and diversity is fostered in all aspects of the program.

Operation HOPE, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Operation HOPE is a for-purpose organization working to disrupt poverty and empower inclusion for low and moderate-income youth and adults.

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