Summer Program, Virginia, USA

Open to: applicants from rural communities
Deadline: 23/04/2010

Foundation for Rural Service announce The Foundation Summer Fellowship Program, a 12-week summer program, which provides an educational opportunity and working experience for individuals who were raised in, or currently reside in, a rural community. The Summer Fellow will work in the Foundation offices in Arlington, Va., and gain working knowledge of nonprofit business practices and Foundation programs, as well as an increased awareness of rural telecommunications issues and lifelong professional skills.

Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) calls attention to rural challenges, goals and achievements and educates the public on exactly why providing service in rural America is so unique. FRS is committed to educational achievement in rural communities, recognizing that tomorrow’s economic and civic development depends on the involvement and commitment of today’s youth.

* 12-week summer program from May/June through August/September, with flexible start and end dates (foundation staff will work with the Fellow to determine the time of employment);
* fellows will be paid $7.25 per hour;
* housing is not included in the Fellowship Program but Foundation staff will assist in finding housing options, if requested.

Application procedure
All interested applicants should submit following documents:
1. completed application form
2. cover letter with a brief personal statement and an outline of career goals;
3. resume;
4. two Letters of Recommendation—preferably one academic recommendation and one professional recommendation;
5. one writing sample, or excerpt (max. three pages);
6. college or graduate transcripts (transcript does not have to be an official copy).

The applications documents need to be send by 23th April 2010 (postmark) to:

Foundation for Rural Service/Human Resources
Summer Fellowship Program
4121 Wilson Boulevard, Tenth Floor
Arlington, VA 22203

or submitted by email to:

NB. Application packets will be reviewed by Human Resources and Foundation staff in April. Only one Fellow will be selected for the program.

With any further queries contact:

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