San Francisco Fellows Fiscal Year 2016/17 Program Application
Thank you for your interest in applying to be a San Francisco Fellow for Fiscal Year 2016-17-- we look forward to hearing from you!
The mission of the San Francisco Fellows program is to foster community stewardship by preparing talented recent college graduates for future leadership roles in public service. The program is a unique and dynamic opportunity to learn about the City and County of San Francisco while gaining 11+ months of hands-on experience implementing programs and services. Over 90 Fellows have participated through the program's predecessor, City Hall Fellows, since 2009. While we review several factors, one set requirement of the program is that participants will have completed their undergraduate degrees between May 2013 and June 2016.
Please note that applications must be completed in a single sitting. Given this, we strongly recommend that you gather the following information in advance:
-> Your general contact information
-> Your current grade point average based on your unofficial transcript to date
-> A pdf of your unofficial transcript to attach to the application
-> A pdf of single page resume to attach to the application -- resumes beyond 1 page will not be reviewed
->The names, titles, and contact information for two people who will serve as references. Please note that the reference forms will be accepted online only, and the link to the form is provided on the San Francisco Fellows Program website. Family members many not provide references. Applicants must forward this link to the people who will be providing references, and all references must be submitted no later than the March 18, 2016 application deadline.
-> Information about any prior employment experience you have had with the City and County of San Francisco, including job class, department, and dates of employment
All applicants must answer the following four essay questions: -> Why would you like to be a San Francisco Fellow, and what do you hope to achieve in the Fellowship? (300 word limit) -> Why do you feel connected to San Francisco? Why do you want to work here? (300 word limit) -> What does Public Service mean to you? What kinds of programs and/or processes in local government would you like to learn more about, and why? (400 word limit) -> What else would you like us to know about you that you haven't already shared? (300 word limit)
Please click the "Start" button to the right when you are ready to apply.