Transferable Skills

Teamwork as a Science Program Officer in a Nonprofit

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

In organizing a large event, I need to work with a team of people including: scientists (speakers, content), events manager (meeting/catering/hotel logistics), travel agent (logistics), finance (reimburements, tracking), other non-profits (co-host, co-sponsor), etc.

In order to be effective at team work, communication is critical! You need to be able to provide constructive feedback, be open to the ideas of others, but also don't overstep your own role.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Providing constructive feedback
  • Contributing to institution (ie participating on committees)
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Ability to work with people outside the organization

Teamwork as a Executive Director in a Nonprofit

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

The professional indicated this transferable skill is important in their position, but did not provide specific examples.


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