Program Description

Designed for students and recent graduates with a demonstrated interest in international affairs, the Pacific Council Junior Fellows Program is an opportunity for individuals of junior professional background to gain experience in the public policy sector, particularly in a non-profit setting. Individuals selected will complete projects in the departments of Event Programming, Membership, Communications, Development, Operations and/or Trip Programming. Tasks will include assistance with event programming, logistics, writing, editing, research, membership administration, and completing all other tasks assigned by Pacific Council staff.

Positions open for following departments:







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Eligible candidates must be in their junior or senior level of undergraduate courses, a graduate student, or a recent graduate of either with a degree in international relations or related subjects; must have a strong academic record; and must be eligible to work at least 15 hours a week in the Pacific Council office in downtown Los Angeles – days are flexible. Candidates should have prior experience in a professional office setting, excellent written, oral communication and computer skills, strong attention to detail, resourcefulness and creativity, and the capacity to balance and efficiently prioritize a range of responsibilities. Interest in international policy and a commitment to the Pacific Council’s mission is critical.

Application & Submissions

Applications must be submitted by Friday, August 28. Candidates identified as finalists will be notified and interviewed by telephone or in person from August 31-September 4. Fellowship offers will be extended no later than Sept 11. The Fall 2015 Junior Fellows program will begin Sept 14 and run through Dec 11. A small stipend will be rewarded upon completion. No applications will be considered complete until the following items are received by the Pacific Council: a cover letter; a current resume; a complete copy of the application with references, and a short writing sample. When all four documents are compiled, the complete package should be sent in one email to with the subject heading "[Last Name], [First Name]: [Term] Junior Fellows Application”. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. No phone calls or drop-ins, please. 

You may download the application by clicking here.

Key Dates

Application deadline     August 28

Interviews                       August 31-September 4

Finalist notification       September 11

Start date                        September 14

End date                         December 11




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