Monday, January 7, 2013
Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public
Angela R Johnson
Category: Global & Civic Engagement
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship, a highly-competitive national program, provides undergrad and grad school graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with one of more than two dozen participating public-interest organizations focusing on international security issues. It lasts from six to nine months and provides a salary, health insurance, and travel costs to Washington.
Scoville Fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, public education, and advocacy in support of the goals of their host organization and may attend coalition meetings, policy briefings, and Congressional hearings. Fellows have written articles, blogs, fact sheets, letters to the editor, op-eds and reports, organized talks and conferences, and been interviewed as experts by the media. Former Scoville Fellows work for U.S. and international NGOs, the Departments of Defense, Energy, State, and Treasury, members of Congress, academia, and media, and attend graduate school in political science or international relations, following their fellowships.