Feb
15
Fri

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Fellowship External Deadline

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When: Friday, February 15, 2013
All day  
Audience: - Faculty/Staff - Student
Contact: Angela R Johnson   (847) 491-2617
Group: Office of Fellowships Deadlines
Category: Global & Civic Engagement
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This Fellowship Program offers talented Latinos, who have earned a bachelor's degree within two years of the program start date a paid, nine-month fellowship. This fellowship offers the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice.

Selected participants will receive:
* Work Experience in Washington, DC

* Great Pay

 - Fellows will receive a payment of $2,400 minus required deductions including federal taxes, social security, and medicare upon arrival.
 -The remaining 8 months will be spread out throughout the 20 remaining pay periods between August 24, 2012 and May 17, 2013.  The bi-weekly pay will be $960.00 minus required deductions including federal, state, social security and medicare.
* Benefits

   -
Domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, DC
  - Health insurance
   - Optional short-term housing. CHCI secures and individuals reimburse CHCI for this service
*Leadership Training, Networking and More

Program Requirements - Fellows must

** Work a minimum of 32 hours a week at placement site
** Attend a one-week orientation and weekly leadership development sessions and participate in a retreat
** Participate in all CHCI-sponsored activities
**Participate in a community service project
**Complete 32 hours of community service
**Comply with CHCI policies regarding work performance and personal conduct

For more information and for the application, visit http://www.chci.org/fellowships/page/chci-public-policy-fellowship.