Providence Mayor Elorza accepting applications for Summer Fellows

Mayor Elorza Accepting Applications for Summer Fellows

Mayoral Fellowship Program Provides Experience in City Government

– Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Friday announced that his office is accepting applications for the 2015 Mayoral Fellowship Program.

The Mayoral Fellowship Program offers full-time summer positions to students and recent graduates interested in gaining meaningful experience in city government. Mayoral Fellows work under the direct supervision of a Department Director on a high-impact project designed to improve the quality of life in Providence.

“The Mayoral Fellowship Program is a great way for students to explore their interest in public service and gain valuable experience,” said Mayor Elorza. “I ask all students who are interested in making a difference through serving our community to apply for this unique and exciting opportunity.”

Mayoral Fellows will have the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of city programs depending upon their individual interests and qualifications. In past years, Fellows have worked in departments throughout the city including, Healthy Communities, Arts Culture + Tourism, Planning, Sustainability and in the Mayor's Office.

Applications are due on April 10, 2015 and may be submitted online at:

(release from City of Providence)