[Bkn-school-of-education-csp-mhc] FW: 2-year **PAID** Empire Fellows program w/NY State

Raven Maldonado Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu
Mon Apr 23 11:10:59 EDT 2012

Dear students,

Please see the message below regarding a new Government Fellows program to be launched this year!  Forward to all interested parties.

Dear Students:

Governor Cuomo invites talented professionals interested in public service to apply to the Empire State Fellows Program (http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/02152012Intern-Program).

The Empire State Fellows Program is a full-time leadership training program that will prepare the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policy-makers. The first class of Empire State Fellows will work in Albany, New York from September 2012 to September 2014, and receive an annual salary up to $72,765 plus competitive benefits. At the end of the fellowship, a performance review process will identify fellows that will be given the opportunity to continue to serve as leaders in New York State government after completing the program.

Governor Cuomo will appoint each Empire Fellow to work directly with a Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, or other high-level policy maker. Work assignments will offer Fellows unparalleled experience collaborating with senior officials and participating in the policy-making process. While taking part in the work of government, Empire Fellows will participate in educational and professional development programs that will prepare them to confront the increasingly complex policy challenges facing New York State.

Applications for the Empire State Fellows Program must be received no later than June 1, 2012. The attached flyer contains further information.

Additional information about the Empire State Fellows Program is available on our website at www.newnyleaders.com<http://www.newnyleaders.com/>. If you have specific questions about the program you may contact fellows at exec.ny.gov.<mailto:fellows at exec.ny.gov>

Jonathan Ivanoff
Associate Director for Internships

Raven Maldonado, M.S.
Academic Advisor
Dept. of Counseling and School Psychology
School of Education
Long Island University
1 University Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Ph: 718-488-1544
Fax: 718-488-3472
Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu<mailto:Raven.Maldonado at liu.edu>

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