Tennessee Governor's Fellowship

Kim Petrie
September 5, 2013

The gifted and highly-motivated fellows are awarded the unique opportunity to spend two years working full-time for senior and top-ranking government officials. After spending six months on initial statewide projects, fellows are assigned to one of Tennessee’s twenty-two state departments, where they will serve directly under the respective commissioner. Fellows also participate in an eighteen-month leadership development program, attend events with the state’s top public and private sector leaders, and assume responsibility on important statewide and departmental initiatives. Eligible applicants must have graduated or must be graduating from an undergraduate institution or graduate program between December 2011 and August 2014. Applicants shall have demonstrated excellence in academics, proven leadership ability, involvement in extracurricular activities, and a commitment to public service. The deadline to apply is October 30, 2013. Visit the FAQs for more information http://www.tn.gov/governor/fellowship/faqs.shtmlEmail: tn.fellows@tn.gov