Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program)
Open to US Citizens & non-US Citizens
Deadline: November 30 2021
Check out this step-by-step guide to the Gaither process for potential applicants!
James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program)
The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program offers up to twelve one-year internships at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Gaither Junior Fellows assist with research and editing for Carnegie senior scholars in areas including nuclear nonproliferation, foreign policy, democracy and governance, technology policy, economics, and regional studies. Junior Fellows are paid a monthly salary and receive health insurance.
Penn Deadline: November 30, 2021
Penn’s Application Process
The Gaither Junior Fellows program accepts nominations from institutions – students may not apply independently. To apply to be one of Penn’s nominees, you must complete the following steps by Penn’s Internal Deadline of November 30, 2021.
- 2022-2023 application materials will be likely be released in October 2021 - in the meantime, you can review last year's application materials here for reference.
- As soon as you have arranged for letters of recommendation, complete a CURF Recommendation Request Form for each recommender.
- Complete Penn’s Request for Nomination application form. Here, you will upload a single PDF which combines the Gaither application form, cover essay (1 page, double-spaced, on why you wish to become a Junior Fellow), CV or resume (1-2 pages), unofficial transcript from Penn InTouch (and other institutions, if relevant), and essay for the program for which you are applying (3 pages). If you do not receive an email confirming your submission within 4 hours, please IMMEDIATELY email firstname.lastname@example.org to make sure CURF has received your submission.
- Nominated students will receive further instructions.
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6224
Please call 215-746-6488 to schedule an appointment