The Governor's Fellowship (Indiana)
Official site: http://www.in.gov/gov/2609.htm
Final Deadline: This program has been temporarily suspended due to funding.
The program provides a 12-month training experience in Indiana State government. Governor's Fellows are assigned on a rotating basis to various state agencies, where they observe, participate in daily activities of government, and work on special projects. Fellows are paired with mentors and participate in seminars and field trips with top policy makers.
Governor's Fellows work in a variety of agencies including the Governor's Office, the Lt. Governor's Office, the Office of the First Lady, the Indiana State Police, the State Budget Agency, the Departments of Environmental Management, Administration, Commerce, Health and Natural Resources. The Governor's Fellowship Program is open to college graduates who received their bachelor's degrees in Fall of 2003 and to seniors who will obtain their degrees in the Spring of 2004. Preference is given to Indiana residents. Governor's Fellows receive a competitive salary (approximately $22,000) plus full fringe benefits during the fellowship year. The program takes place during the fiscal year, which runs from July 1st to June 30th of each year.
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Note: The Governor's Fellowship Program has been temporarily suspended for the 2010-2011 class due to a state government hiring freeze designed to protect the state's fiscal integrity.
No information has been made available on the program for the 2011-12 or 2012-13 academic years.