Connecting the Best and Brightest

The GWV Fellowship is a professional development initiative that helps retain and advance emerging and mid-career West Virginians. This leadership development opportunity is designed to help high potential young professionals become more effective communicators, collaborators, and leaders both within and beyond their current positions. 

This investment in your employee:

  • Develops skills that will accelerate their professional track
  • Provides needed support through a cohort of other young professionals
  • Helps them see how their contributions are building a brighter West Virginia

Retention rates are

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higher among organizations that offer employee development opportunities.
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of young people think sense of purpose/impact is one of the most important criteria when considering a career opportunity
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84 AgencyJen Susman, Co-Founder
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The Generation West Virginia Fellowship has been a crucial tool for retention at my company. Team members who have participated benefit from rich community building experiences and develop a vibrant network of peers from across the state, as well as bring skills back to work that strengthen our ability to serve our clients. This fellowship is our secret ingredient when it comes to workforce retention.

Become a Next Generation Employer

Help us identify and cultivate the next generation of leaders so they can stay and thrive in West Virginia.

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NewForce Applications Open October 26

NewForce is a six-month, fully-remote, tuition-free coding school. Our goal is to build a tech economy in West Virginia that works for everyone. Check out our NewForce 101 guidebook for more information.