Educational Fellowship Program

Congressional Progressive Caucus Center (CPC Center)
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Apply by
    Aug-06-2021
  • Posted
    Jul 16

Position description

The Congressional Progressive Caucus Center (the CPC Center) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that identifies and develops solutions to build a more just, equitable, and resilient nation. Our network approach brings together community leaders, organizers, advocates, and policy experts to build people-led, cutting-edge policy.

Position Description
The CPC Center Educational Fellowship Program provides educational opportunities for people with an interest in public policy and the legislative process. Fellows are generally early to mid-career professionals with substantive experience in policy or advocacy but little to no previous work experience on the Hill. Fellowship placements are in congressional offices.

This Fellowship will provide exposure to legislative processes and procedures, practical experience with how the House of Representatives works, and opportunities for interaction with constituents and issue stakeholders. To enrich the educational experience, Fellows will join a cohort of other CPC Center Fellows in a program orientation, as well as networking events and professional development opportunities.

This is a paid fellowship. The initial term of the fellowship is six months. After the CPC Center completes a mid-term evaluation, the Fellow may be invited to extend for an additional six months.The fellowship will begin in October 2021.
 

Qualifications

  • Some previous work experience in public policy, social justice, or a related field.
  • Interest in learning about Congress and federal policymaking.

  • Responsiveness to feedback.

Salary
$27,500 over a six-month term ($55,000 annualized).

Benefits
Fellows will receive excellent benefits including generous vacation, paid holidays, 401(k) match, and paid health insurance.

Commitment to Diversity
The CPC Center is an equal opportunity, fair chance employer, committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior history of arrest or conviction, caregiver status, or other categories protected by law.

Application instructions

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