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The State Policy Fellowship Program supports a diverse generation of future leaders in shaping state policies and fiscal choices that affect disadvantaged families and communities.

Fellowship Sponsors:

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

The State Priorities Partnership

Salary and Benefits

Fellows earn a base salary of $45,000 to $50,000 per year (regional salary adjustments may be applied to higher-cost locations). Health benefits are included.

Training and career development

Fellows participate in a career development program that includes an introductory seminar in Washington, DC, and additional professional development opportunities, including two policy conferences in Washington, DC. State Policy Fellows receive formal and on-the-job training in tax policy, state budgets, the state legislative process, strategic communications, and legislative advocacy.

Click here to learn about the current State Policy Fellows