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Other recommended leadership and service experiences for City Year graduates:

Acton Academy Guide Apprenticeship

The Acton Academy is a new and innovative elementary and middle school model in Austin, TX that aims to move learners (teachers and students) from receivers of knowledge to self-seekers of knowledge. Acton students learn to know, do and be via a blend of state of the art software, projects with real world application, Socratic discussions and a Hero's Journey in a student-centered, multi-age classroom.Modeling Acton's belief that being an apprentice is one of the best ways to learn skills and knowledge, two Apprentice Guides ("guide” being Acton's word for "teacher") are selected each year to assist with the implementation of this pioneering model under the guidance of the Lead Guide.

For More Information: Click here to view the Acton Academy Apprentice Guide websiteor contact

American Museum of Natural History - fully funded Master of Arts in Teaching

Going into our fourth year, the AMNH MAT Program is looking for people with a background in Earth science/geology and a strong interest in teaching high-need students.  Each accepted student receives a full tuition scholarship (including books and fees), as well as a $30,000 stipend for the length of the 15-month program. 

More information is on our website at

Empire State Fellows Program

The Empire State Fellows Program is a full-time leadership training program that will prepare the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policy-makers. Each Empire Fellow works at a state office or agency, such as the Empire State Development Corporation, the Department of State, the Department of Agriculture and Markets, the Department of Labor, or in the Governor's Executive Chamber. Work assignments offer Fellows unparalleled experience collaborating with senior officials and participating in the policy-making process.At the end of the Fellowship, a performance review process will identify Fellows that will be given the opportunity to continue to serve as leaders in New York State government after completing the program.

More information:  Click here to view the Empire State Fellows Program website.

Bill Emerson Congressional Hunger Fellows Program

The Congressional Hunger Center is a private, bi-partisan non-profit organization that fights hunger by developing leaders. The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program, a project of the CHC, is a unique leadership development opportunity for motivated individuals seeking to make a difference in the struggle to eliminate hunger and poverty.

For More Information: Click here to view the Congressional Hunger Center website or contact

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program

The fellows program provides leadership training through applied research and professional mentorships for young scholar-practitioners in the nonprofit sector. The program is open to scholars and practitioners interested in building Third-Sector capacity in the United States and overseas. This year’s Fellows will be selected from abroad and also from communities of color under-represented in the U.S. grantmaking sector.

For More Information: Click here to view the CPCS Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program website or contact

Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs

The Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. Louis.

For More Information:
Click here to view the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs website or click here to contact a representative at one of their various locations. 

Echoing Green Fellowship

Echoing Green is a global social venture fund that identifies, funds, and supports visionary leaders with bold new ideas for social change. Our Fellows create groundbreaking public service organizations that are innovative, replicable, sustainable, and committed to catalyzing positive social change. Over the past 15 years, we have invested over $22 million to help more than 400 social change agents in 30 countries.

For More Information:
Click here to view the Echoing Green Fellowship website or contact

The Education Analytics (EA) Fellowship
This fellowship is a University of Wisconsin-La Follette School project assistant position created in partnership with the organization, Education Analytics, which covers full tuition (either in-state or out-of-state) and provides a stipend for 20 hours of work per week during the academic year.  This position is for one academic year with the potential option for renewal in a second year. All applicants who apply by January 1 and indicate interest in the EA Fellowship will be considered for the 2016-17 academic year. The fellow must become a full-time La Follette student and maintain satisfactory progress toward the Master of Public Affairs degree or the Master of International Public Affairs degree.

For More Information:  Click here to learn more about the fellowship or contact contact Mary Treleven, La Follette Admissions Coordinator, at or 608-262-3582.


G-Corps Urban Education Fellowship

The G-Corps Fellowship is a one-year urban education fellowship at Galapagos Charter School in Chicago. Our fellows teach daily intensified math tutorials to 2-4 scholars at a time, forging strong relationships and making accelerated progress. G-Corps fellows are closing the achievement gap—last year our fellows doubled expected yearly math growth to put scholars on the path to college. In addition to producing results, fellows receive exceptional professional development; previous fellows have been offered instructor positions at Galapagos Charter School after successful completion of their fellowship year.

Find out more here:

Our application is now live:


Hillel Fellowships

Hillel's mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish undergraduate and graduate students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel student leaders, professionals and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a pluralistic, welcoming and inclusive environment for Jewish college students, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually and socially. Hillel helps students find a balance in being distinctively Jewish and universally human by encouraging them to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world) and Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability and results. For More Information: Click here to view the Hillel Fellowships website or contact

The James H. Dunn Fellowship Program (Illinois Governor's Office)
The James H. Dunn Fellowship Program provides bright, highly motivated college graduates a unique opportunity to experience state government firsthand for one year. Fellows work directly with staff in the Office of the Governor to learn about different areas of public administration and develop skills for successful public service careers. Placements are available in policy, federal affairs and communications, among others. The program begins on the first weekday in August and ends on July 31st of the following year. 

For More Information: 
The application is available here.  Application deadline is January 31.


The Mind Trust's Education Entrepreneur Fellowship

The Mind Trust’s Education Entrepreneur Fellowship is a nationally unique incubator for transformative education ventures. The Fellowship offers promising education entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and launch their break-the-mold education ventures and the support necessary for success. Fellows receive two years of salary, benefits, coaching, customized training, a travel budget and more. With this support, fellows will be able to realize their visions and achieve extraordinary results for some of the nation’s most underserved students. Fellows receive a full-time salary ($90,000), full benefits, and customized training.

For More Information:
Click here to view The Mind Trust's Education Entrepreneur Fellowship website or contact

Pioneer Institute - Ruth and Lovett Peters Fellowship

Pioneer Institute has announced its second annual Ruth and Lovett Peters Fellowship, an opportunity for a current or recent graduate student with a passionate interest in education policy and strong entrepreneurial and analytic abilities. The fellow, who carries the title of Ruth & Lovett Peters Fellow, will develop a broad range of research and public policy skills; he or she will also have an opportunity to devise and complete a "Lead" project, which can consist of research or a practical policy project. The Fellowship will commence in the spring/summer of 2013. The Fellow will receive a stipend ranging from $45,000 to $56,000, depending on experience and other criteria, for the 15-month period. Please visit our website for application information.

Prospect Fellows Program
The Prospect Fellows Program is a two-year teacher-training program designed to build a pipeline of highly effective teachers who reflect the diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experiences of our students. Successful Fellows complete the two-year program with both their Master's degree in Teaching and Curriculum from Boston University, and their Massachusetts teacher licensure in the field of their choice. It is an ideal program for aspiring teachers who want a fast-track, on-the-job pathway to teacher certification and an advanced degree.  

For more information: Click here to learn about the Prospect Fellows Program.

René Cassin Fellowship Program

The René Cassin Fellowship Program explores Jewish visions for a just society and provides young Jewish professionals with the knowledge, skills and contacts needed to enhance their activism in the areas of social justice, international human rights or related fields. The RCFP will bring together a cohort of 36 of the best and brightest young Jewish professionals from Europe, Israel and the US, and explore a range of human rights issues through a uniquely Jewish lens. To be a René Cassin Fellow, you must show a passion for social issues and be interested and open to explore those issues through the lens of Jewish values. The program hubs will be in New York, London and Jerusalem and there will be substantial interaction between the hubs as well as a trip to Israel for all 36 Fellows in June. The program is an enrichment program over and above regular employment but will call upon participants to give significant hours to the study and impact projects that are part of the Fellowship.  For more information: Click here to view the RCFP website, or contact

Repair the World Fellowship
The Repair the World Fellowship is an 11-month opportunity for young adults ages 21 to 26 to engage and challenge the Jewish community to address social justice issues through meaningful volunteering. Fellows will recruit, train, and serve alongside volunteers to bring about real community change around education justice and food justice. The Fellowship takes place in Detroit, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Repair the World will provide training, a living stipend, communal housing, and other perks.
Learn more and apply at

SC2 Fellowship Program

As a core component of the Obama Administration’s Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Initiative, the SC2 Fellowship Program provides distressed cities with talented and mission-driven professionals who work directly with mayors, local government agencies and community nonprofits to help restore American cities and create a pathway to economic growth.

For more information: Click here for more information on the SC2 Fellowship Program.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA)

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) provides college and high school-aged members with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable, from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons to restoring desert ecosystems and teaching environmental education at Washington, D.C.’s Urban Tree House. We are truly building the next generation of conservation leaders.

For more general information on the wide array of opportunities available with the SCA please visit: More About The SCA

For detailed descriptions of open leadership positions, compensation and how to apply please visit: Current Field Leader Opportunities

For detailed descriptions of our open internship positions, compensation and how to apply please visit: Browse Open Internships

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ThinkImpact is a global social enterprise that runs the Innovation Institute in Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, and South Africa, providing college students and young professionals the premier immersion program to train the next generation of social entrepreneurs. ThinkImpact is currently seeking top graduate students and young professionals for the position of advisor. Advisors lead a small group of 6 scholars through the Innovation Institute curriculum, inspiring them to embrace the challenges of catalyzing innovative thinking, and supporting them throughout their time in rural Africa.

For more information: Click here to view the ThinkImpact website.

The Urban Leaders Summer Fellowship
The Urban Leaders Summer Fellowship is a paid fellowship that recruits talented leaders for an intensive, seven-week experience. We strongly believe that empowering underserved communities requires feet planted in policy and practice. To that end, Fellows work half-time on high-level policy projects with an elected official and half-time alongside partner organization. We’re going into our 6th year, and will be partnering with elected officials in nine cities this coming summer: Atlanta, Denver, Dallas, Indianapolis, Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oakland and Washington D.C.
For more information: Click here to visit The Urban Leaders Summer Fellowship website.

ZOOM Public Policy Fellowship

The ZOOM Public Policy Fellowship selects emerging leaders from across the nation to participate in a 1-year program, which typically begins in July. The Fellowship has two main areas of focus: a) a placement in a public office in Connecticut, with one or more assigned projects and b) a leadership development program. The program intends to give selected Fellows the experience of public service early in their careers and provide them with the opportunity to work on a variety of high-level policy projects so that they can develop insights and strengthen the skills necessary to lead change for the public good. Additionally, Fellows participate in the year-long leadership development program including leadership coaching and mentorship by a policy mentor to provide professional advice, role modeling and help build the Fellow's personal network within the professional field and the community.

For more information, click here.
Click here to access the online application.