Now Accepting Applications for the Franklin Fellows Program

We appreciate your interest in the U.S. Department of State’s Franklin Fellows Program. The program is now open for application. The Franklin Fellowship is a one-year, unpaid Fellowship that gives middle and upper-level professionals an opportunity to work in government, usually on detail from their current employer. It is open to professionals in business, academia, NGOs, foundations, and associations. Applicants should have a minimum of five years professional experience. We currently are seeking experts in economics, trade, human rights, counterterrorism, and regional affairs, among other fields.

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is February 16, 2015. No late submissions will be accepted. Please visit the following website for additional information and be sure to apply on

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