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ICMA Local Government Management Fellowship

If you’re interested in state & local government, be sure to take a look at this fellowship. Applications are due on Monday, December 12, so apply soon!

The fellowship is open to recent graduates and students enrolled in public administration, public policy, or a related master’s degree programs at NASPAA-member schools who are graduating this academic year (2011-2012). Candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic performance, demonstrated leadership potential, commitment to public service, communication skills, initiative, creativity, and positive attitude.

ICMA will notify all applicants if they have been selected as a finalist in February 2012 once the Advisory Board submits results. Finalists’ applications will be routed directly to host local governments for review. Local governments will contact finalists directly to schedule interviews, starting as early as February, but as late as April and May depending on when they sign-up to host. Click here to see the list of host governments.

Selected Fellows will be placed in a full-time management-track local government positions, shaped by direct mentorship under senior government leaders and rotational assignments.

Click here for more information and to apply.