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Pew Leadership Year Fellowship for Recent Graduates

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Who: All MIIS Students
What: Pew Leadership Year Fellowship
When: September 2010 to August 2011 (Application Deadline: May 24th)
Where: Washington, DC

The Pew Leadership Year offers hands-on experience in public policy, advocacy, research and communications to individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors and have recently completed an undergraduate or advanced degree.

These year-long, paid positions – all based in the Washington, DC office will provide 22 exceptionally talented graduates the chance to work alongside Pew professionals, gaining valuable skills while making important to Pew’s work. Participants will work with a diverse group of Pew staff in specific departments. Through observation and involvement, each fellow will have the opportunity to work on critical issues, which may include: global conservation; U.S. land conservation; marine environmental advocacy; global warming and energy policy; federal banking regulations; financial reform; state fiscal issue; election initiatives; public safety; the healthy development of young children; and early childhood education. Each program participant will focus on one discipline.

The Pew Leadership Year is open to individuals graduating with a bachelor or advanced degree between December 2009 and August 2010. Individuals who studied the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: economics, political science, environmental science, health science, communications, journalism or public policy.

Application Process:
Applications for the Pew Leadership Year are available online in the Careers @ Pew/Pew Leadership Year section of Pew’s Web site.

Applications should be submitted no later than May 24, 2010.

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