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Fellowships

Fellowships for Social Workers Government, non profit agencies and hospitals offer post graduate one year fellowships to recent MSW graduates. Most positions provide a stipend and the opportunity for additional training.

Application deadlines are typically early in the year (January-March), prior to graduation.

Fellowship Listings

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Center on Budget and Policy Priorities State Policy Fellows

Hiring Company: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is in the process of hiring a new class of State Policy Fellows for 2014. The State Policy Fellowship program is an entry-level career opportunity that could be the perfect fit for those who have recently completed graduate school.  Its goal is to help build a diverse generation of future leaders who will shape state policies that affect disadvantaged families and communities.   This fellowship is sponsored by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a national policy institute, and the State Fiscal Analysis Initiative (SFAI), a network that MassBudget belongs to that is currently in more than 40 states.  Organizations hosting fellows participate in debates over budget and tax issues and other issues that affect low-income families and communities.   MassBudget hosted a 2012 state policy fellow who recently moved on to a new job as the Public Policy Manager at Children at Risk in Texas.   If you know of anyone who has recently completed graduate school and would be interested in applying for this 2 year program, please pass along this information.  The application period for 2014 State Policy Fellows is open until February 10, 2014. Information on the program including a description, a list of SFAI hosts including MassBudget, and the on line application is at http://www.cbpp.org/fellowship/index.htm. 


Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Fellowship

Hiring Company: Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Location: Durham, NC

Job Description

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Interprofessional Fellowship Program In Psychosocial Rehabilitation  And Recovery Oriented Services   The Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Mental Health Service Line in Durham, NC announces openings for the 2014 — 2015 academic year of its Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Oriented Services for Veterans with serious mental illness. The Fellowship Program is a state-of-the-art clinical training program that focuses on the theory and practice of psychosocial rehabilitation. Individualized, mentored clinical and research training is combined with a curriculum that emphasizes a comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation approach to service delivery, education, and implementing change in a mental health care setting. Fellows will work with Veterans with serious mental illness, including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression, and other psychoses. Veterans may also have co-morbid conditions such as PTSD, substance use disorders, depression, and anxiety. The purpose of the Fellowship Program is to develop leaders with vision, knowledge, and commitment to lead mental health care in the 21st century as health care systems are transformed to emphasize functional capability, rehabilitation, and recovery.

Fellows will have clinical experiences in the Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center, the Mental Health Intensive Case Management program (an Assertive Community Treatment model program), the Compensated Work Therapy program (includes Supported Employment), and an elective experience based on individual interests. Extensive support is provided for the fellow to initiate or participate in a research, program evaluation, or education dissemination project.  Supervision for licensure is supported.

Fellows must be U.S. citizens and must be graduates of academic programs that are accredited by the nationally recognized accrediting bodies for the profession. Applications are invited from graduates of psychiatry residency programs, doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology, master's or doctoral programs in social work, master's or doctoral programs in mental health nursing, master's programs in occupational therapy, and master's programs in vocational rehabilitation. The Fellowship Program is full-time.  Stipends are competitive and are based on location and discipline. Full-time fellows are eligible for health and life insurance benefits. All fellows earn annual and sick leave and are entitled to all Federal holidays.

Contact Information

To apply for this Fellowship, please send all of the following items to Mike Jones at James.Jones326182@va.gov with the subject "PSR Fellowship Application":

  1. Letter of interest that describes (a) how you envision this training as furthering your professional development, (b) your prior training or exposure to psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery-oriented practice and/ or an explanation of how you aspire to incorporate these principles into your clinical practice, (c) your professional and research interests, and (d) other issues you consider relevant to your application. Letters of interest are typically 1-2 pages.
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Graduate transcripts (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application. If you are offered an interview, official transcripts will be required before your interview date.)
  4. Three letters of reference as follows:
    1. A letter from your training program director or advisor, describing your training, experience, overall performance, and anticipated completion date.
    2. Letters from two current or recent supervisors familiar with your clinical work.
    3. Signed reference letters should be sent with other materials via the applicant. They do not need to come from references directly.
  5. Federal Form: Declaration for Federal Employment: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf
  6. Federal Form: Application for Health Professions Trainees: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/medical/pdf/vha-10-2850d-fill.pdf

Electronic submissions by email are strongly preferred. Application packages should be submitted in one single email or package. If a physical address is needed, please use the following:

Mike Jones
Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Fellowship
Durham VA Medical Center, Mental Health Service Line (116D/Hill2)
508 Fulton St.
Durham, NC 27705

Applications are accepted until all positions are filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible. Interviews will take place in late January and into February. Applications received by January 3rd, 2014 will be given priority.

For more information about the program, contact:

Loretta Braxton, Ph.D., PSR Fellowship Co-Director
Loretta.Braxton@va.gov or (919) 286-0411, ext. 7054

Or

Julie McCormick, LCSW, PSR Fellowship Co-Director
Julie.McCormick@va.gov or 919- 286-0411, ext. 5111


Boston Children's Hospital Social Work Fellowships 2014-2015

Hiring Company: Children's Hospital
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Please click here for more information.

Contact Information

For more information on these fellowship programs, please email us at swtraininginfo@childrens.harvard.edu


Palliative Care Social Work Fellowship Program

Hiring Company: University of Minessota Medical Center, Fairview
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

A postgraduate Clinical Social Work Fellowship in Palliative Care is offered through the Palliative Care Program of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. The fellowship is a training program that is part of a set of comprehensive palliative care clinical services and interdisciplinary professional training services. Supervised clinical social work experience is provided on an inpatient interdisciplinary consultation service and in an outpatient palliative care clinic. Additional learning opportunities are available based on the fellow's experience and areas of professional interest. The fellow participates in palliative care team rounds and case discussions, teaching rounds, fellow didactics, journal club, palliative care trainings, and department planning meetings. This program is designed to train leaders in palliative care clinical social work, with an emphasis on advocacy.The fellowship is fulltime for a period of twelve months. The next cycle begins July 1, 2013, and ends in June 30, 2014. In addition to providing clinical social work interventions in both inpatient and outpatient settings, it is expected that the fellow will choose and develop a clinical project. The fellow is also expected to research and provide some training within the medical center on one or more palliative care related topics of interest to the fellow.Training in clinical hypnosis will be provided to the fellow in early June through attendance at the annual training sponsored by the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis (prior to the start of the fellowship) if the fellow is able to attend. Clinical supervision in the fellowship will then include supervision of clinical hypnosis skill development.

Requirements/Qualifications

To be eligible for the fellowship the applicant must have a Masters in Social Work degree from an accredited school of social work by the time the fellowship begins. The applicant must demonstrate interest in the area of palliative care and intent to use the fellowship training not only to increase her/his skills in clinical social work in the area of palliative care but also to contribute to the field and improve services to patients and their families. The fellow must be licensed to practice social work in the state of Minnesota (at the LGSW, LISW, or LICSW level) before the start of the fellowship. (Note: Graduating MSWs who have passed the licensing exam by the deadline application are eligible to apply for the fellowship. Please see additional information under the section "Application Process and Timelines" below.)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CURRENT MSW STUDENTS: All applicants are required to pass the graduate MSW licensure exam prior to the interview process for finalists. For students enrolled in an MSW program in a state that does not allow students to test prior to graduation, an application for licensure in the state of Minnesota can be initiated. This will allow you to receive permission to test (which does not have to be done in Minnesota, as it is a national test). Please start that process early enough to allow you to take the test by mid April. For information regarding licensure in Minnesota, please visit the Minnesota Board of Social Work web site.

Contact Information

http://www.fairview.org/Services/PalliativeCare/Fellowship/ For More Information 
For questions or further information please contact the coordinator for the Palliative Care Clinical Social Work Fellowship and clinical supervisor for the program:

Dot Landis, ACSW, LICSW
University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview
MMC # 181 420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Telephone: 612-273-5893
Email: dlandis1@fairview.org

 

Salary Information: The twelve month, fulltime fellowship includes a stipend of $25,000 and benefits, including Paid Time Off (accrued at 7.4 hours per two week full time pay period) and health insurance.


APsaA Fellowship Program

Hiring Company: American Psychoanalytic Association

Job Description

The purpose of the Fellowship is to encourage and extend interest in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic points of view among the future leaders in the major mental health disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, clinical social work and also in academia.  Applicants need not be planning to become psychoanalysts, but should be curious about how the mind works and interested in how psychoanalytic thinking can affect the future of their discipline.

Those who win the Fellowship receive the following benefits:

  • all expenses paid for attendance at two national meetings of the Association
  • the opportunity to present clinical material at various workshops
  • subscriptions to several psychoanalytic journals gifts of books from psychoanalytic presses
  • the opportunity to meet and interact with analysts and other Fellows from all over the country
  • membership in the Fellowship Alumni Association

Applications are due by Monday, February 11, 2013.

Contact Information

Download the application here: www.apsa.org/fellowship

Questions?
Stephanie Kunzmann, Meetings and Fellowship Coordinator
skunzmann@apsa.org

Mailing address:

309 East 49th Street
New York, NY 10017

Phone number:

(212) 752-0450
extension 28

Fax number:

(212) 593-0571


House Manager

Hiring Company: Veteran Affairs Hospital - Women's Transitional Residence Program
Location: Jamaica Plain, MA

Job Description

General Duties: Primary responsibilities are to provide after-hours and weekend coverage in a residential program for women veterans recovering from substance abuse and other mental health issues. The incumbent would be one of three house managers whose responsibilities are to monitor and report on the physical condition of the house, security of the house, daily activities of residents, and unusual incidents or emergencies. Each House Manager receives training in Safety and Emergency Policies, along with weekly supervision from staff. In return for providing coverage for the house, House Managers live in the residence cost-free (rent and utilities covered) in a private room. The House Manager works 1-2 evening shifts per week and 1-2 weekend shifts per month. The house is located on a residential street in Jamaica Plain with easy access to the MBTA. There is also off-street parking available and free laundry in the building.  

Specific Duties:
1. The House Manager serves as the person in charge during the following hours: 
    a.  Evening shifts - Monday through Thursday, 5:00pm-7:30 am. You are able to sleep while on shift but may be awakened in an emergency. Each house manager is on for 1-2 nights per week. 
    b.  Weekend shifts - Friday 5:00pm through Monday 7:30am, continuous. Each house manager is scheduled for 1-2 weekend shifts per month.
    c.  Holidays — Holiday shifts are 24-hour shifts. The three house managers divide up the holiday shifts for all federal holidays.
2. Enforcing program policies and notifying staff when residents are non-compliant.
3. Securing all outside exits, making sure all residents adhere to the curfew, and notifying staff if a resident has not returned.
4. Reporting to staff any changes in a resident's behavior that might be indicative of medical, psychiatric, or behavioral problems.
5. Supervising residents in completing chores.
6. Conducting breathalyzer screens and collecting urine samples for drug tests.
7. Participating in weekly supervision meetings and monthly team meetings.

Contact Information

Please send resume and/or cover letter to:
Kristin Angell, LICSW
(857) 364-2951
Kristin.Angell@va.gov


Post-MSW Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine

Hiring Company: Boston Behavioral Medicine
Location: Brookline, MA

Job Description

Boston Behavioral Medicine is a private outpatient practice offering a year-long post-master's fellowship. Trainees include psychology interns and post-doctoral fellows, as well as MSWs. The fellowship runs 12 months, from September, 2013 - August, 2014. Training requires 22 hours/week, and includes 2 behavioral medicine seminars per week, training in biofeedback and clinical hypnosis, 1 weekly staff meeting, 2 hours/week individual supervision, 1.5 hours/week group supervision, and an average caseload of 12 patients/week. For more information on training programs, please see www.BostonBMed.com

Requirements/Qualifications

MSW degree. Licensure in Massachusetts at LCSW level. At least one internship year of experience in outpatient psychotherapy or psychiatric inpatient care. Training or experience in medical care setting a plus.

Contact Information

Directors of the training program are Amaro Laria, PhD, and Katharine Larsson, RN, CS, PhD. To apply, please send letter of interest, current CV, and 2 letters of reference, to:

Training Program
Boston Behavioral Medicine
1371 Beacon Street, Suite 304
Brookline, MA 02446.

With any questions, contact:
Miriam
Adams, LICSW
miriam@miriamadams.com

Salary Information: Social work fellows are paid fee-for-service.


Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellowship

Hiring Company: Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center
Location: New Haven, CT

Job Description

The Yale Child Study Center is pleased to offer a one-year Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellowship to begin July 1st through June 30th of each year. The mission of this post-MSW graduate training program is to advance practice competency, professionalism, and leadership in the field of clinical social work. The Child Study Center is a multi-disciplinary department in the Yale School of Medicine that provides training, clinical services for children and families, and conducts research in child psychiatry and related disciplines. Social Work Fellows will participate in both multi-disciplinary and discipline specific training, which will include didactics, intensive supervision, and direct practice. Direct practice will occur in either the Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children (OPC) or the Intensive Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services In-Home Program (IICAPS). For further information please see Clinical Programs and Services at the Yale Child Study Center.

Requirements/Qualifications

Eligible applicants must have satisfactorily completed accredited Master's level training in Social Work by the start of the training year (July 1st) for which applying. Preference is given to applicants with previous direct clinical experience.

Contact Information

Application forms for the Yale Child Study Center's Advanced Clinical Social Work Fellowship are available for download. Interested applicants should submit their completed application form, resume, most recent school transcript, 3 letters of reference, a brief (de-identified) narrative clinical report, and a statement of interests and professional goals as a complete application package to:

Anne Santello
Senior Administrative Assistant
Yale Child Study Center
98 York Street
In-Home Services
New Haven, CT 06511

Please direct inquiries to Karyn Bailey at karyn.bailey@yale.edu.

Salary Information: A stipend of $25,200 will be provided. Comprehensive health care through the Yale Health Plan is available at no charge. Housing and transportation are not provided.


Menninger Postgraduate Social Work Fellowship

Hiring Company: Menninger Dept of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine
Location: Houston, TX

Job Description

Please click here for fellowship description and how to apply.


Post-Msw Fellowship In Clinical Social Work

Hiring Company: the University Health Services at the University of California, Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, CA

Job Description

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) and Social Services (SOS) are located on the UC Berkeley campus, in Berkeley, California. The Tang Health Center is home base for CPS and SOS, which serves a diverse, urban campus of more than 31,000 undergraduates and graduate students. The goal of these two services is to support the academic mission of the University by providing comprehensive counseling and social services that will assist students with a variety of concerns including academic success, life management through difficult medical/emotional experiences, career and life planning, and personal growth and development.

Services include individual counseling, groups and workshops, crisis intervention, case management and referrals. Campus outreach and consultation are also integral to our services. CPS and SOS work closely with our medical, psychiatric and health promotion staff to provide quality programs and services to the entire campus community.

The Post-MSW fellowship program is committed to providing a comprehensive training experience to support and facilitate the fellow's growth and development as a professional social worker. Our program includes intensive supervision, didactic training seminars, mentorship, and a broad range of clinical, consultation and outreach experience.

The fellowship is full time for twelve months beginning August 6, 2012. The stipend for the internship is $26,500. Medical insurance, vacation, sick leave, and professional development time are provided. Applications are due by February 17, 2012.

Requirements/Qualifications

Applicants must have completed a Master's degree in Social Work prior to August 6, 2012 from an accredited training institution. Two years or more of supervised social work experience including direct clinical counseling experience is required. Candidates with demonstrated interest and experience in working with multicultural populations are preferred.

Contact Information

Please see the University Health Service website for more details. www.uhs.berkeley.edu
Go to: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/home/joinourteam/cps/mswintern/letter.shtml


BWH Dept. of Care Coordination

Hiring Company: Brighman and Women's Hospital
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

http://careers.brighamandwomens.org/JobDescription.aspx?Back=1&&jobId=2229352


Ms. Foundation for Women

Job Description

Complete description and qualifications

Contact Information

Caroline Hotaling, Program Officer, Capacity Building
fellowship@ms.foundation.org
212.709.4402


Deland Fellowship in Health Care and Society

Job Description

Please click here for complete fellowship information.


JF&CS Infant-Parent Training Institute

Job Description

Please click here for complete fellowship information.


American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship Program

Hiring Company: American Psychoanalytic Association
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Please click here for Fellowship description and application procedure


Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Behavioral Health Fellowship

Hiring Company: Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

The Behavioral Health Fellowship is a yearlong multidisciplinary fellowship that places doctoral psychologists and masters-prepared mental health nurse clinical specialists and social workers in a Behavioral Health Department at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a large multi-specialty health maintenance organization in Boston and surrounding areas. The fellows practice under the guidance of a supervisor, gain skill in time-sensitive models of care, and learn to use innovation and creativity to adapt to managed care practice. Fellows also can develop experience in specialized areas such as group therapy, couples treatment, substance abuse, and/or psychopharmacology. A weekly seminar at the DPM supports the learning in the clinical placement and promotes cohesion and shared experiences among the fellows. This program is co-directed by Jim Donovan, PhD, Mollie Sherry, PhD, MSW, LICSW, and Kathryn Baldor, PhD, RN and has been in existence for 30 years - having successfully adapted to meet the continually changing environment of mental health practice.

Please click here for more info.


Cambridge Health Alliance Fellowships in the Program for Psychotherapy and the Victims of Violence Program.

Hiring Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Please click here for more info.


National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Summer Academy Fellowship

Hiring Company: National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Location: New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, or Minneapolis, MN.

Job Description

We will post information about our 2011 summer Fellows program in January of 2011.
Program URL: http://www.thetaskforce.org/about_us/interns_and_fellows/academy_fellowship

Requirements/Qualifications

ELIGIBILITY: Spanish fluency is strongly preferred.

Salary Information: Summer fellows are paid $500 per week


Yale Child Study Center Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship

Hiring Company: Yale Child Study Center
Location: New Haven, CT

Job Description

The Yale Child Study Center is pleased to offer a one-year Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship to begin July 1, 2011. The mission of this training program is to advance practice competency, professionalism, and leadership in the field of clinical social work. The Child Study Center is a multi-disciplinary department in the Yale School of Medicine that provides training, clinical services for children and families, and conducts research in child psychiatry and related disciplines. Social work fellows will participate in both multi-disciplinary and discipline specific training, which will include didactics, observation of senior clinicians, intensive supervision, and direct practice. Direct practice will occur in either the Outpatient Clinic or an In-home Family Support Services program. Additional training opportunities will extend into the young child, trauma, anxiety, inpatient, and autism and developmental disabilities clinical programs as scheduling and individual fellow's interests permit.

A stipend of $25,000 will be provided. Comprehensive health care through the Yale Health Plan is available at no charge. Housing and transportation are not provided.

Applications for the Yale Child Study Center's Post-MSW Graduate Training Fellowship for July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 are available for download. http://childstudycenter.yale.edu/swfellowship/index.aspx

Please refer to our website at http://info.med.yale.edu/chldstdy/index.aspx for our application as well as information regarding our Outpatient Clinic and In-home Family Support Service Programs.

Interested applicants should submit their completed application form, resume, most recent school transcript, 3 letters of reference, a brief (de-identified) clinical writing sample, and a statement of interest and professional goals as a complete application package to:

Rosemary Serra
Administrative Assistant
Yale Child Study Center
230 South Frontage Road
New Haven, CT 06520


UC Berkeley Post-MSW Fellowship in Clinical Social Work

Hiring Company: University Health Services - UC Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, CA

Job Description

POST-MSW FELLOWSHIP IN CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK  

Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS) and Social Services (SOS) are located on the UC Berkeley campus, in Berkeley, California.  The Tang Health Center is home base for CPS and SOS, which serves a diverse, urban campus of more than 31,000 undergraduates and graduate students.  The goal of these two services is to support the academic mission of the University by providing comprehensive counseling and social services that will assist students with a variety of concerns including academic success, life management through difficult medical/emotional experiences, career and life planning, and personal growth and development.    Services include individual counseling, groups and workshops, crisis intervention, case management and referrals. Campus outreach and consultation are also integral to our services. CPS and SOS work closely with our medical, psychiatric and health promotion staff to provide quality programs and services to the entire campus community.  The Post-MSW fellowship program is committed to providing a comprehensive training experience to support and facilitate the fellow's growth and development as a professional social worker.  Our program includes intensive supervision, didactic training seminars, mentorship, and a broad range of clinical, consultation and outreach experience.

 

Requirements/Qualifications

Applicants must have completed a Master's degree in Social Work prior to July, 31, 2014 from an accredited training institution.  Two years or more of supervised social work experience including direct clinical counseling experience is required.  Candidates with demonstrated interest and experience in working with multicultural populations are preferred.

Contact Information

Please see the University Health Service website for more details. www.uhs.berkeley.edu

Go to: http://www.uhs.berkeley.edu/home/joinourteam/cps/mswintern/letter.shtml

Salary Information: The fellowship is full time for twelve months beginning August 4, 2014. The stipend for the internship is $26,500. Medical insurance, vacation, sick leave, and professional development time are provided. Applications are due by February 14, 2014.


Global Health Fellows Program

Hiring Company: US Agency for International Development (USAID)
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Please click here for fellowship description and how to apply.


Council on Social Work Education Fellowships Link

Job Description

Please click here to see the CSWE fellowship page.


Wellstone Fellowship

Hiring Company: Families USA
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description

This fellowship focuses on health care issues for communities of color at the national and state levels. Please click here for more info.

Requirements/Qualifications

College degree.

Contact Information

Wellstone Fellowship, Families USA, 1334 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. 202/628-3030, FAX: 202/347-2417. 


CARE

Hiring Company: CARE
Location: Various international placements

Job Description

This is a two-year fellowship geared toward individuals interested in international aid and relief. Fellows gain experience in project design and evaluation, budgeting, human resource management, and strategic planning.

Contact Information

CARE, 151 Ellis Street NE, Atlanta, GA, 30303-2440. 800-521-CARE. For more info please visit click here.


State Policy Fellowship Program

Hiring Company: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description

Making a difference for vulnerable families and communities

State Policy Fellows tackle domestic policy challenges in areas like health care, taxes, anti-poverty policy, education and public safety. Working in independent, highly respected think tanks located in state capitals, Fellows analyze the impact of state budget and tax policy choices on low-income residents and promote positive reforms.

Bringing diverse voices to state policy debates

To expand the diversity of voices that speak with authority in state policy debates, the program identifies highly-qualified candidates who have graduate degrees in public policy, law, social work, economics, or similar fields and connects them to public policy organizations.

Launching careers

Starting in August 2011, each State Policy Fellow will spend two years with an influential state policy organizations belonging to the State Fiscal Analysis Initiative or with the state fiscal division at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in Washington, DC. Fellows research and write analyses on current policy issues; brief policymakers, journalists, and others on these issues; and serve as a resource for advocates and community groups.

In addition, Fellows will become part of a national network coordinated by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and travel to Washington, DC, for training and career development. The program also identifies mentors and provides on-going training and opportunities for professional growth. External rotations may be offered in some locations at non-profit partners, government agencies, governors0 offices, or legislative committees.

Requirements/Qualifications

Eligible candidates must have received a graduate degree in public policy, public affairs, economics, social work, public health, or a related field within the past year, or expect to receive a degree before the end of August 2011; must have a strong academic record; and must be eligible to work full-time in the United States for the two-year duration of the program. Candidates should have an interest in state fiscal policy and a commitment to improving the welfare of low- and moderate-income households. Preference will be given to
applicants who have experience with, or demonstrate a strong interest in, working with diverse communities.

Contact Information

Address: 820 First Street, NE, Suite #510, Washington, DC 20002 
E-mail: fellowship@cbpp.org
Web Site: http://www.cbpp.org/fellowship/index.htm
Program URL: http://www.cbpp.org/fellowship/application.htm
Tel: 202-408-1080 

DEADLINE NOTE: The application process is open from October 15 through January 14, 2011


Rose and Jacob Ruderman Post MSW fellowship in Gerontological Social Work

Hiring Company: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description

Please click here for complete description and application process.


Presidential Management Intern Program

Hiring Company: U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description

This is a management-training program aimed at attracting high caliber graduates to the federal government. The program focuses on analysis and management of public policy. Deadline: Academic departments select nominees in the early fall; finalists are announced in the spring.

Requirements/Qualifications

Master's or doctoral degree; must be nominated by academic institution.

Contact Information

Presidential Mgt Intern Prg, U.S. Office of Personnel Mgt, Philadelphia Service Center, William J. Green Jr., Federal Building, 600 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. 215/861-3027, FAX: 215-861-3030.  For complete information please visit: http://www.pmi.opm.gov

Salary Information: Regular GS-9 level employee.


Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Foundation Public Policy Fellowship

Hiring Company: Same as above
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description

This fellowship is designed to give professionals in the field of mental retardation exposure to public policy. Fellows work with a congressional committee or federal department. One year, begins January. Deadline: August.

Requirements/Qualifications

Experience in state-level advocacy, social services, or community development; evidence of dedication to disability field.

Contact Information

JPKF, 1325 G Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005. 202-393-1250, FAX: 202-393-1250 (yes, numbers are the same.) For additional information: http://www.jpkf.org

Salary Information: Annual stipend plus relocation expenses.


Fellowship in Public Policy

Hiring Company: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description

This is a fellowship program for people of Hispanic origin to study and participate in public policy at thenational level. Fellows have the opportunity to work in the area of their choice such as international affairs, economic development, education pllicy, housing, or local government. August through May. Deadline: February.

Requirements/Qualifications

College graduation within one year of application and active participation in public service; applicants must be of Hispanic origin.

Contact Information

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, 504 C Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002. 202-543-1771. FAX: 202-546-2143. http://www.chci.org

Salary Information: Monthly stipend of approximately $2,000 with round-trip airfare provided to D.C.; participants also receive health insurance.


Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program

Hiring Company: Columbia University and American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship Program
Location: Washington, D.C. and other sites

Job Description

Please click here for complete description and application guidelines.

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