For publicity, can you think of precise examples? (they have mint website and twitter)
For politeness, I think you’re quite right. Although very integrative at first, it does not set ground for any role at the moment.
I also thought of adding another organization in case I cannot find a true way to contribute to that foundation. That way, I’ll still get my hands on a project now and while I learn as much as possible, I can also hang around some times to follow up with the other foundation.A few months later, hopefully, I’ll have expanded my network / have more experience / and hopefully more relevance in dealing with foundation type roles… after writting this I feel it may not be that of a good idea and kind of a big stretch before making sure that I’m screened out and need to find something else.