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State and City
These one-to-two year training programs
are designed to
introduce master’s degree graduates to state and local
This list is not intended to be comprehensive. NASPAA has not endorsed any except for the ICMA Local Government
Management Fellows Program.
ICMA Local Government Management Fellowship Program
The program introduces recent master's program
graduates to careers in local government. Eligibility is limited to graduates of NASPAA-member programs
in public administration, public policy, and related degrees.
City Hall Fellows
The program introduces recent bachelor's
graduates (up to 3 years out) to city government by spending a year
working in the office of a mayor or senior official.
California Senate Fellows Program
Executive Fellowship Program (Sacramento)
Administration Fellowship (Sacramento)
City of Long
Beach Management Assistant Program
State Senate Graduate Fellowship (Albany)
York City Urban Fellows Program
of NY/NJ Leadership Fellows Program (NYC area)
Management Intern Program (AZ)
Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship Program
Boston Urban Mechanics Program (MA)
- A fellowship and internship program, with a related 8-week
for graduate students.
Philadelphia Mayor’s Internship Program
Fellows (Washington, DC)
updated fall 2018