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Edie Windsor, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera LGBTQ Fellowship

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At the direction of the Governor, the NYS LGBTQ Fellowship is established to support the ongoing efforts in the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer. The LGBTQ Fellow will be awarded every two years to an individual who has demonstrated a commitment to social justice, a track record of working on LGBTQ equality, civil rights and diversity issues, and a strong interest in a career in public service. The Fellow will serve in the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer and will work on continuing to build the state government’s leadership as a model employer for New Yorkers of all gender identities and sexual orientations.

Award / Eligibility Details:

The Fellow will serve from September to September and will earn a salary of $72,765 plus a generous benefits package.

Deadline: Early July each year

Academic Level: Post-Undergraduate, Graduate, Post-Graduate

Type/Purpose: Public Policy/Service, Internship /  Professional Development

Field of Study: Public Affairs/Service, Social Sciences

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

Special Circumstances: Underrepresented Group

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