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GSIP Fellowship Components

The Fellowship Has 4 Components:

[Experience]

Fellows are placed at a government agency full-time, 4 days a week, under the mentorship of a senior-level professional

View 2016 Fellows book to read about students’ internships
View Example Position Descriptions from 2016

[Exploration]

Fellows attend an orientation, seminars, and field trips to strengthen their understanding of the functions of state government and policy makingIMG_9033

(GSIP fellows tour the State House after meeting with several members of the Governor’s Cabinet)

[Exposure]

Fellows attend meetings, events, and networking opportunities to connect with Maryland’s leaders

IMG_9700Mrs. Hogan

(Right) Fellows attend an Orioles game in the Governor’s Suite with a special visit from The Oriole.
(Left) Fellow Ciana Creighton poses with First Lady Yumi Hogan at the Governor’s Buy Local Picnic highlighting Maryland’s local food scene

[Practice]

Fellows work together in groups to put their knowledge and skills into practice, by researching and preparing a policy analysis and recommendation to present to the Governor and members of his cabinet

Read last year’s policy papers