The Summer 2015 Jr. Fellows application period is now closed. Please check back in August for Fall opportunities.  

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.

Open positions

Jr. Programs Fellow

Jr. Trips Fellow

Jr. Digital Content Fellow

For a complete description on each of these positions, please click here.


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, June19. Candidates identified as finalists will be notified and interviewed by telephone or in person from June 22-25. Fellowship offers will be extended no later than June 26. The Summer 2015 Junior Fellows program will begin June 29 and run through Sept 21 . 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     June 19

Interviews                       June 22-25

Finalist notification       June 26

Start date                        June 29

End date                          Sept 21




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