The Endowment sponsors the only competitive, entry-level fellowship for college graduates who seek hands-on exposure to international policy making and wish to explore careers in international affairs.
Each year the Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Carnegie Junior Fellows work as research assistants to the Endowment's senior associates.
- You must be nominated by Franklin College.
- You need not be a U.S. citizen if you attend a university located in the United States.
- All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States for a full 12 months from August 1 through July 31 following graduation.
- Students on F-1 visas who are eligible to work in the US for the full year (August 1 through July 31) may apply for the program.
- Applicants must be graduating seniors or students who have graduated during the last academic year.
- No one who has started graduate studies is eligible for consideration.
- Positions are paid, full-time positions for one year.
- Junior fellows are currently paid a gross salary of $2,916.66 per month ($35,000 per year). A full benefits package is also provided.
- Junior Fellows provide research assistance to Associates working on the Carnegie Endowment’s projects such as non-proliferation, democracy building, trade, China/South Asian issues and Russian/Eurasian studies.
- Junior Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists and government officials.
- Campus deadline: Please submit all required application materials to the campus representative by 5pm on November 14, 2012.
- Application deadline: January 15, 2013
- The application is not available on line.
- Application forms, procedures and information are available through designated college/university nominating officials. The Carnegie Endowment does not send applications directly to students.
- The Carnegie Endowment accepts applications only through participating universities via designated nominating officials.
- The Carnegie Endowment is unable to accept applications directly from students.
- Statement of nomination from the college official
- Application form
- 1-2 page resume
- 2 recommendations
- Easy on one of five topics.
Dr. Hisaya Kitaoka
The application process is highly competitive. Approximately 5% of applicants are ultimately selected for positions.