The Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellows Program provides an opportunity for 10-12 students who desire careers in international affairs to have a substantive one-year working experience in Washington, D.C. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to scholars working on Carnegie Endowment programs.
The University of Texas at Austin has been invited to nominate qualified students to be considered for the program. A committee of faculty and staff will review applications and select up to two nominees for the national competition. The Endowment does not accept applications directly from students. The University of Texas at Austin deadline is Thursday, November 21, 2013.
To be considered, students must
- be a current University of Texas at Austin senior or alumnus/a who has graduated within the past academic year
- not have started graduate studies
- have completed a significant amount of course work in international affairs, political science, economics, history, mathematics, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, native or near-native Arabic, Middle East studies, energy and climate studies, and/or communications
Before You Apply
To learn more about the Carnegie Jr. Fellows Program and application procedures, please download and review the Junior Fellows Program 2014-2015 Application and Information packet which includes:
- Application Procedure and 2014 – 2015 Essay Questions
- Application Form
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Bulletin of the Carnegie Endowment programs and required skills and background
Please submit the following materials to the University Honors Center. The University of Texas at Austin deadline is Thursday, November 21, 2013.
- Junior Fellows Program 2014 – 2015 Application
- Essay (one page or less, double-spaced) on why you would like to become a Junior Fellow
- One to two page resume
- An essay of no more than three typewritten, double-spaced pages on one of the topics detailed in the Junior Fellows Program 2014 – 2015 Application and Information packet.
- Current academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable for the nomination process).
- Two recommendations, at least one of which should be from a professor in your major department