The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) has launched the 2014 competition of the Public Fellows program, which will place 20 recent Ph.D.s in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in the government and the nonprofit sectors. The deadline for the 2014 competition is March 19, 2014.
The 2013 Public Fellows included a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota.
In 2014, Public Fellows will have the opportunity to join the following host organizations:
1. American Refugee Committee – Program Manager, Social Enterprise Projects
2. Association of Research Libraries – Program Officer for Scholarly Publishing
3. Center for Public Integrity – Engagement Analyst
4. Council of Independent Colleges – Communications Officer
5. Human Rights Campaign – Senior Content Manager
6. Kiva – Partnerships Evaluation Manager
7. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House – Research and Partnerships Manager
8. Museum of Jewish Heritage – Manager of Strategic Initiatives
9. National Constitution Center – Program Developer
10. New America Foundation – Contributing Editor
11. New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) – Public Policy Officer
12. The Public Theater – Strategy and Planning Manager
13. San Francisco Arts Commission – Program Manager, Policy and Evaluation 14. Smithsonian Institution, Grand Challenges Consortia – Public Outreach Manager
15. Smithsonian Institution, Office of International Relations – Program Officer 16. Trust for Public Land – Program Analyst, Conservation Research
17. United Negro College Fund – Policy Analyst
18. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Policy Analyst
19. Wisconsin Public Radio – Digital Producer, To the Best of Our Knowledge
20. Zócalo Public Square – Program Manager
The results of the past three competitions can be found here: http://www.acls.org/research/publicfellows.aspx?id=7006.