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Fellowship Resources (Post Grad)

Highlighted Resource: Office of Fellowships & Prizes

Illustration of a vine from report, "Thinking Outside the Cubicle: Interesting short-term post-grad opportunities"Visit Swarthmore College's Office of Fellowships & Prizes to learn more about applications, deadlines, and processes. 

GoGrad: A guide on Where to find fellowship opportunities & How to Apply to them
Thinking Outside the Cubicle [pdf]: Learn about popular, short terms service-oriented post grad opportunities
  • Atlas Corps A 12-18 month professional fellowship offered three times a year, serving full-time at Host Organizations located either in the United States or Latin America working on issues that complement their expertise.
  • Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship Gain field experience fighting hunger and poverty through placements in community based organizations across the country, and policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C.
  • California Capital Fellows Programs Ten-month program working in California state government.
  • Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship The University of Pennsylvania's directory of fellowships, scholarships, and grants; includes a search engine.
  • City Hall Fellows If you are a college senior or recent college graduate, spend a year inside the highest levels of city government.
  • Cornell Fellowship Database Searchable database by field and keyword. Lists fellowships from non-Cornell sources.
  • Google Policy Fellowship Offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues, and exploring future academic and professional interest.
  • Idealist.Org  Information on nonprofit and public service fellowships.
  • Mickey Leland International Fellows (MLIF) A two-year program that combines field and policy work, training emerging leaders in the fight to end hunger worldwide.
  • National Academies The Fellowships Office of Policy and Global Affairs administers predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowship programs in research-based fields of study.
  • New Sector Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE) Intensive, 11-month leadership development program for recent graduates interested in the social impact sector.
  • New York City Teaching Fellows Prepares high-quality, dedicated individuals to become teachers who raise student achievement in the New York City classrooms that need them most.
  • New York City Urban Fellows Program Highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with an intensive seminar.
  • Phillips Academy Andover Teaching Fellowship One-year teaching fellowship where fellows is introduced to teaching in a program of guided work in the classroom, professional seminars, and exposure to theories and methods of experienced faculty.
  • Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship Helps students achieve a Master's Degree or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field.  
  • Venture for America Recruits college grads to work for two years at start-ups and early stage companies in emerging cities across the country.