Friday, February 15, 2013
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student
Angela R Johnson
Category: Global & Civic Engagement
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.
- 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.