Bowdoin Public Service Summer Fellowships

The Bowdoin Public Service Fellowship program will offer up to twenty-three students with the chance to pursue a 10-week summer internship in the fields of government and public policy.

Internships may include working in a federal office, agency, or non-governmental organization affiliated with government function. This comprehensive internship experience includes assistance in securing a placement, cohort meetings, networking with Bowdoin alumni, and a poster presentation showcasing your accomplishments over the summer. There is a $5,000 stipend for a 10-week fellowship of full time (40 h/wk) work. Find out more about each of the BPS Summer Fellowships by clicking on one of the options below:

As part of the fellowship program, fellows are required to:

  • Participate in orientation to the program prior to the start of the fellowship; 
  • Maintain a journal on the internship experience; 
  • Gather periodically with other fellows and staff for discussions; 
  • Present a summary of the experience at the end of the summer; 
  • Participate in an evaluation of the program at the end of the summer. 
Application Information
  • Apply here!
  • Deadline extension for Ladd Local and Maine Government BPS Fellowship until February 11th, 2022. 
  • Second deadline added for Rising Senior BPS Fellowship