The Local Government Management Fellowship (LGMF) is a career-development opportunity designed to attract recent MPA/MPP (or related programs) graduates to be placed in full-time management-track local government positions. Finalists are selected based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership potential, commitment to public service, communication skills, initiative, creativity, and positive attitude. They then interview for 12 or 24-month fellowship appointments at local governments across the country, during which they receive direct mentorship from a senior government leader at the organization. Since the program's launch in 2004, 30 alumni fellows have been hired as chief administrative officers or assistant chief administrative officers; many others are in senior positions in local government.
In this webinar, you’ll learn:
- What are the program eligibility requirements?
- What are the program benefits?
- How can you build a competitive application?
- Where can you be placed?
- What does a Fellow do?
Note: This webinar was recorded for students at Indiana University in April 2020.