Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program

Description

Provides an opportunity for eight to ten individuals who intend careers in international affairs to have a substantive one-year experience working in Washington, D.C. Stipend is $3,000 per month.

Selection Criteria

  • If not a U.S. citizen, must be eligible to work in the U.S. during the fellowship
  • Must be a graduating senior or an alumnus who has graduated within a year of application
  • Demonstrated career interest and substantial coursework in international affairs, but with varied major courses of study, such as political science, history, economics, sociology or anthropology
  • Applications are judged on the quality of the written essay, related academic study and/or work experience, grades, recommendations, and personal interviews.

Internal Deadline

November 17, 2014

How to Apply

Request an application by emailing mmandos1@swarthmore.edu or calling 610-328-8363. Turn in all the following materials to Parrish 118 by the internal deadline, above:

  • Application (including essay questions)
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (Recommenders must submit signed, hard copy letters to Parrish 118.)
  • Transcript: The Fellowships and Prizes Office will obtain an unofficial copy of your college transcript. If you are selected as one of Swarthmore's nominees, you will need to secure an official transcript from the Registrar's Office.

Link

http://www.carnegieendowment.org/about/index.cfm?fa=jrFellows

Selection Process

  • After submitting your application materials, you will be interviewed in person (or by telephone if you are unavailable in person) by members of the Fellowships and Prizes Committee.
  • When all interviews are completed, the committee will select Swarthmore's nominees and notify you of your status.
  • You will have an opportunity to make final revisions to your application before submitting it to Carnegie in mid-January.
  • Carnegie will notify you to tell you if you have been selected to interview (by telephone).
  • Final selections are made in March and announced in April.