Fellowship Programs

Policy Fellowship Program
(August 25, 2016 – August 14, 2017)

The Policy Fellowship is a year-long development and experiential learning program for young leaders seeking hands-on public policy experience. Fellows will be assigned to Greenlining’s Bridges to Health, Economic Equity, or Environmental Equity team to develop expertise under the mentorship of the program director. Fellows participate in leadership and skills building workshops, attend power lunch series with key stakeholders, and conduct site visits to community, government, and corporate entities. Fellows receive regular professional and personal skill development and are given opportunities to interact with the media, write reports/press releases, blog, fundraise, testify at policy meetings, and participate in key meetings with top government officials, corporate leaders, and community leaders.

Basic Qualifications: Completed undergraduate degree by program start date
Compensation: $37,500-$40,000 per year/Health Benefits Included

Application Deadline
CLOSED


Legal Fellowship Program
(August 25, 2016 – August 14, 2017)

The Legal Fellowship is a year-long legal advocacy and leadership training program. Legal Fellows will be assigned to Greenlining’s Energy. Telecommunications, or Environmental Equity team to develop expertise on legislative, regulatory, or legal issues affecting communities of color. Fellows’ responsibilities may include drafting legal documents, research on policy and legislative issues, participating in coalitions, assisting team members with developing advocacy strategy, and representing Greenlining before Commissioners, Administrative Law Judges, and legislators.

Basic Qualifications: Completed law degree or admittance to California Bar in 2016
Compensation: $42,400-$50,000 per year/Health Benefits Included + up to $2000 reimbursement for Bar

Application Deadline
CLOSED


Summer Associate Programs

Summer Associate Program
(June 6, 2016 – August 12, 2016)

The Summer Associate program is an intensive development program and learning community for young leaders. Associates are assigned to a Greenlining policy team and complete a research and advocacy capstone project with the direction of a Greenlining staff member. Associates participate in leadership discussions and skills building workshops, and conduct site visits to community, government, and corporate entities. Associates receive mentorship and coaching, and are given opportunities to interact with the media, write reports, blog, balance multiple priorities, testify at key policy meetings, and participate in meetings with top government officials, corporate leaders, and community leaders.

Basic Qualifications: Completed undergraduate degree by program start date.
Compensation: $5500 total stipend for 10 weeks

Application Deadline
CLOSED


Summer Legal Associate Program
(June 6, 2016 – August 12, 2016)

The Summer Legal Associate program is a 10-week program for 1Ls and 2Ls who are in the process of completing their Juris Doctor. Summer Legal Associates will be assigned to Greenlining’s Energy, Telecommunications, or Environmental Equity team to complete a research project on a legislative, regulatory, or legal issue. Summer Legal Associates will develop expertise on that issue under the direction of Greenlining’s Managing Attorney and Academy Director. Summer Legal Associates’ responsibilities may include drafting internal memorandum, regulatory comments, motions, and briefs, research on policy and legislative issues, organizing and participating in coalitions, and representing Greenlining before Commissioners, Administrative Law Judges, and legislators.

Basic Qualifications: 1L or 2L law student
Compensation: $5500 total stipend for 10 weeks

Application Deadline
CLOSED


Other Programs

Casa Joaquin Murrieta (Casa) Residency

Residential Leadership Program – Founded in 1970 by Chicano/Latino students, Casa is a multi-ethnic residential leadership program for students attending UC Berkeley, committed to fostering academic success and cross-racial understanding among participating students.

The Casa residency program is by school semester.

Application Deadline
CLOSED


Internship Program

The Internship program offers part-time paid positions to college and graduate students. Interns typically work between 10-20 hours per week on research-related projects. Undergraduates with work-study are encouraged to apply during the spring and fall semesters.

Basic Qualifications: Student at a local Bay Area college and can commit to working 10-15 hours per week.

Application Deadline
By Semester
(We strongly encourage work study students to apply.)

Send resume and cover letter by email.

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