Fellowship Program

The WRCOG Public Service Fellowship Program is a professional development opportunity designed to provide undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates hands-on policy experience in local agencies in Western Riverside County.  This Fellowship is an opportunity for students to prepare for full-time employment in local government careers that help enrich the communities they live in. 

2019-2020 Fellowship Program Applications NOW AVAILABLE!
Applications for the 2019-2020 Fellowship Program are now available. The required application components include a resume, cover letter, college transcript(s), and a letter of recommendation from a professional and/or academic reference. Complete applications can be sent to Rachel Singer at rsinger@wrcog.us

Fellowship Program benefits include compensation of $15/hour, professional training, advisor support, networking opportunities and more.

The Fellowship Experience 
Check out the featured Fellows for examples of the work and opportunities experienced in the Fellowship Program.

2018-2019 Fellowship Program Overview
In the current, third round of the Program, 15 Fellows were placed in local government agencies across Western Riverside County, working in City Manager's offices, Economic Development, Planning, and Legislative positions.  Fellows serve for 9-month terms typically beginning in early summer and concluding in spring of the following year.