Recent college graduates spend 11 months working with key staff members at FCNL to build expertise in advocacy from a public interest perspective.
Application deadline for 2022-2023: Feb. 7, 2022
The program is full-time and paid a salary at the D.C. living wage standard with benefits. Fellows work under the title “program assistant” and work directly with FCNL lobbyists and other senior staff, gaining first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and the organizing and communications work that is necessary for policy change.
Young fellows work full-time from late August through the end of the following July.
The application period for 2021-2022 begins in October 2020.
Salary covers basic living expenses for the Washington, D.C. area. Benefits include fully paid health coverage, paid vacation and sick leave, and a public transportation or biking stipend. Program assistants are responsible for making their own housing arrangements.
FCNL seeks to create a diverse workplace. We are actively soliciting applicants from different ethnic, racial and religious backgrounds.
Quakers and Friends are changing public policy.