The WRCOG Public Service Fellowship Program is a focused effort to equip the future local, public sector workforce. Designed for undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates, participants gain hands-on public sector experience in local agencies in Western Riverside County. This Fellowship is an opportunity for participants to prepare for full-time employment in government careers that help enrich the local community. Many Fellow alumni are gainfully employed throughout Western Riverside County, while others have pursued advanced degrees at prestigious universities, and much more. To date, there have been over 75 Fellows trained Program over the past five years. Watch this short video to learn about WRCOG's Public Service Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Experience Curious about what Fellows actually do during the program? Check out The Fellowship Experience booklet that showcases five Fellow alumni and their experiences in the Program.
The Fellowship Program is typically a nine-month commitment beginning in summer and concluding in the spring of the following year. All Fellows are paid $15/hour compensation and work 20 to 30 hours a week at their Host Agency. As an additional benefit, WRCOG also hosts monthly Professional Development Sessions, which provide informational and networking opportunities for participants.
Stay tuned for additional information on the 2021-2022 Fellowship cohort. Recruitment will begin in Spring 2021.