Providence accepting applications for Summer Fellows

Mayor Elorza Accepting Applications for Summer Fellows

Mayoral Fellowship Program Provides Experience in City Government

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Tuesday announced that his office is accepting applications for the 2017 Mayoral Fellowship Program.

Through sponsorship from Cox Charities, 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.

“I am excited to continue the Mayoral Fellowship Program as it is a phenomenal opportunity for students and recent graduates to gain skills, knowledge, and experience that will prepare them for a successful career,” said Mayor Elorza. “I encourage those who are interested in learning more about public service and local government to apply today.”  

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 5, 2017 and may be submitted online at: 

(release from Governor's Office)