The U.S. Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program places emerging leaders in fellowships with government offices, public policy-oriented NGOs, private companies, and university departments. Since 2010, WorldChicago has hosted more than 135 Fellows in the program.
This unique professional development opportunity provides young global leaders with exposure to U.S. government and civil society processes, hands-on research experience, and a platform to learn and share best practices with their American counterparts.
In turn, American fellowship hosts are eligible for a reciprocal exchange to their fellow’s region for a similar professional exchange. Recently, Chicago leaders have traveled to Egypt, Georgia, Israel, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Tunisia on reciprocal exchanges. Read some of their stories here.
To learn more about participating in the Professional Fellows Program, please contact John Baum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming 2015 Programs
May 2–June 2: Tech Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Education Fellowship Program with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia