The LGMF is a highly competitive, career-development opportunity that places Fellows in a local government-management track position shaped by rotational assignments and direct mentorship under senior management. It enables Fellows to develop real-world management skills while participating in meaningful and important local government projects. A Fellowship position guarantees a minimum annual salary of $35,000. (However, many Fellows earned a salary greater than $40,000, and most fellows are offered a raise during the first year of their fellowship).
White House Fellowships offer exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government. White House Fellows typically spend a year working as full-time, paid special assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Fellows also participate in an education program consisting of roundtable discussions with renowned leaders from the private and public sectors, and trips to study U.S. policy in action both domestically and internationally. Fellowships are awarded on a strictly non-partisan basis.
Idealist is an interactive site where you can search nonprofit jobs and identify nonprofit organizations in your area of interest throughout the country.
Indeed is a comprehensive job search engine that provides several advanced search options to ensure that results are pertinent to your interests
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