Pew Leadership Year

Degree Level: Undergrad, or Post UG, or Graduate

Enrollment Status: Full-time

Field of Study: Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: United States

Duration: One year

Deadlines: May. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Pew Leadership Year offers hands-on experience in public policy advocacy, research and communications to individuals who are dedicated to building a leadership career in the public or nonprofit sectors and have recently completed an undergraduate or advanced degree. The Pew Leadership Year begins in September and concludes in August.

These year-long, paid positions – all based in the Washington, DC, office – allow fellows to work alongside Pew professionals, gaining valuable skills while making important contributions to the Trusts' work.

Pew Leadership Fellows will learn and hone essential skills that will help them thrive not only during their tenure at Pew, but in any chosen career. Individuals who studied the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply: economics, political science, environmental science, health science, communications, journalism or public policy. An applicant must have the legal right to work in the United States at the time of applying to the program.

Visit the Pew Leadership Year site.

Award Details

Amount: Varies.

Duration: One year

Location: Washington, DC