Local Government Management Fellowship

A highly competitive career-development opportunity designed to generate interest in local government careers among recent master's program graduates and career-changers.

The application for the 2018 Local Government Management Fellowship is now closed.

What is the LGMF?

This highly competitive career-development opportunity is designed to generate interest in local government careers among recent master's program graduates and career-changers.  Selected fellows are placed in a full-time management-track local government positions, shaped by direct mentorship under senior government leaders and rotational assignments. Since the program launch in 2004, 19 alumni fellows have been hired as town, city or county managers; many others are in senior positions in local government.

Who is eligible?

Recent graduates and students enrolled in public administration, public policy, or related master's degree programs at NASPAA-member schools graduating in this academic year are eligible to apply to this fellowship program. This is an annual fellowship program with a fall application process for spring/summer placement.

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ICMA thanks NEOGOV for providing their automated hiring tool for the LGMF program to manage the online application, review, and placement process of the next generation of local government managers.

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