Job: Franklin Fellows Program (U.S. Department of State)

Deadline for Application: November 16, 2016

The U.S. Department of State’s Franklin Fellows Program is accepting applications from October 19 to November 16.

The U.S. Department of State has a recurring need for experts in regional affairs, economics, human rights, and counterterrorism and seeks experts in a variety of other areas as well. They are seeking candidates with experience in food security, development, and/or agriculture. Background in how those issues relate to climate change is desirable. In addition, they seek experts in statistics or performance metrics to help gauge the effectiveness of outreach efforts and develop better ways of presenting data and also seek Fellows with expertise in American diplomatic history, museum studies, exhibit design, business management, or educational outreach and program development to help launch the U.S. Diplomacy Center (USDC) – the first museum dedicated to telling the story of American diplomacy.

Visit the How to Apply page on for more information and to start the application process.  Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is November 16, 2016.

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