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Mayor Elorza Accepting Applications for Summer Fellows

Mayoral fellowship program provides experience in city government

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that his office is accepting applications for the 2019 Mayoral Fellowship Program.

Through sponsorship from Cox Charities, the Mayoral Fellowship Program offers paid 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 ideal for young people who are passionate about public service,” said Mayor Jorge O. Elorza. “Working closely with city leaders to achieve real results that make Providence a better city is an enriching opportunity. I encourage those interested in gaining invaluable experience and skills 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 19, 2019 and may be submitted online at: