Graduate students who will be attending school in the fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters, and who are specializing in the following fields (or related field):
- Public Administration
- Public Health
- Public Safety
- Public Policy
- Emergency Management
- Social Work
- Community Organizing
- Nonprofit Management
Fellows work on projects that involve collaboration with individuals from their own agencies, other City agencies, and various community organizations. In addition to superior academic achievement and relevant prior work experience, the selection process will consider the following:
Please note that New York City residency is not required for this fellowship; however, fellows will be expected to work within the five boroughs on a regular basis. Additionally, students enrolled at universities within the New York City metropolitan area, including Long Island, New Jersey and Connecticut, may apply for this fellowship.
- Proficiency using major social media platforms, especially for marketing and communications.
- First-hand knowledge of New York City's neighborhoods and community-based organizations.
- Experience writing for diverse audiences.
- A team-oriented approach and collaboration skill set.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- A commitment to New York City and public service.
- Ability to speak at least one foreign language (not required but desirable).