North America

California

California Executive Fellowship Program is a ten-month program uniquely integrating work experience with academic and professional development. The fellowship experience begins with a comprehensive training about California state government, including briefings by the governor’s staff, constitutional officers, legislative staff, academicians and others. Orientation is also designed to give the fellows a well-rounded introduction to the interactions of the executive branch with state, local, federal government and the private sector.  Additionally, fellows leave orientation with a core set of professional skills that are applicable to placements in the Executive Fellowship Program and a future career. Executive Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $2,550 as well as medical, dental and vision benefits.  Deadline: Winter.

CORO Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. LouisDeadline:  Winter.

Colorado

El Pomar Fellowship in Community Service is a highly selective, two-year post-undergraduate leadership training program that develops today's young professionals into tomorrow's leaders. It is designed to bring together highly qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and interests, and develop them into effective leaders for the public, private and nonprofit sectors. The Fellowship seeks to develop professional skills and educate Fellows in the role of philanthropy in the nonprofit sector, while offering direct management experience.  Deadline: Fall/Winter.

New York

Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education (AILE) Program is a joint B.A./J.D. program at Columbia University School of Law. Applicants must take the LSAT no later than February of junior year and have met all of Mount Holyoke’s distribution requirements by the end of junior year. Students will receive a B.A. from Mount Holyoke and a J.D. from Columbia. Interested juniors must meet with the Pre-Law Advisor in the CDC to discuss their interest and eligibility. MHC NOMINATION IS REQUIRED. MHC Deadline: Fall.

CORO Fellows Program in Public Affairs is a full-time, nine month, graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, talented and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena. Unconventional by traditional academic standards, the Fellows Program is rigorous and demanding, an unparalleled opportunity for personal and professional growth. The Fellows Program is offered in Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and St. LouisDeadline:  Winter.

Washington DC Area

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a year-long professional internship at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. Mount Holyoke College may nominate 2 graduating seniors for the Junior Fellows Program. Fellows work as research or editorial assistants, including reviewing and editing manuscripts for Foreign Policy. There are no restrictions as to citizenship or age. Applicants must have completed a significant amount of coursework in the area of international politics or economics of a high academic quality. MHC NOMINATION REQUIRED. MHC Deadline: Fall.

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program invites college graduates to apply for full-time, six-to-nine month fellowships in Washington, DC. Outstanding individuals will be selected to work with nonprofit, public-interest organizations addressing peace and security issues. Applications are especially encouraged from candidates with a strong interest in these issues who have prior experience with public-interest activism or advocacy.  Deadlines: Fall and Winter.

NIH Academy is a postbaccalaureate program that provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical investigation at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The mission of the Academy is to enhance research dedicated to the elimination of domestic health disparities through the development of a diverse cadre of biomedical researchers. Health disparities are differences in the incidence, prevalence, mortality, and burden of disease and other adverse health conditions that exist among specific population groups in the United States. Deadline: Winter.

NIH Technical Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) fellowships are designed to produce a cadre of highly trained support professionals capable of performing the latest advanced techniques in a research laboratory. These fellowships are available in the intramural laboratories at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland and selected off-campus locations. In addition to the developmental experiences afforded to participants in the laboratory, additional training at accredited institutions as well as through the Foundation for the Advanced Education in the Sciences is available. Deadline: none; applications are accepted continuously.

White House Fellowships are one-year assignments in Washington for young professionals. Fellows work full time as special assistants to a Cabinet member or senior presidential advisors and also participate in an education program designed to nurture their leadership development. Deadline: Winter.

Miscellaneous/Other

Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) Fellowship  - The APLP seeks outstanding individuals from all walks of life (government, business, NGOs, health sciences, media, monastic orders, and education) to participate in an innovative leadership development program at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.  From August – December, fellows from around the globe will join regional specialists and leadership educators in a dynamic learning community. From January – April,  fellows have the option to participate in extended fieldwork in Southeast Asia, internships, self-designed projects and employment experience.  Deadline: Fall.

UNESCO Fellowships Programme - Fellowships are specially tailored training which are designed to give qualified persons practicing or intending to practice a profession in the field of the UNESCO programme priorities an opportunity to receive additional and practical training, thus contributing to the advancement and circulation of knowledge and skill promoting development and international understanding. Deadline: Varies - refer to website.