White House Fellowship Program

This program offers exceptional young men and women first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government.

Sponsor: White House


White House Fellows typically spend a year working as full-time, paid special assistants to senior White House staff, the vice president, cabinet secretaries and other top-ranking government officials.

Fellows also participate in an education program consisting of roundtable discussions with renowned leaders from the private and public sectors, and trips to study U.S. policy in action both domestically and internationally. Fellowships are awarded on a strictly non-partisan basis.

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

  • Employees of the federal government are not eligible unless they are career military personnel.

  • Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education and be working in their chosen professions.

  • There are no formal age restrictions, however, the fellowship program was created to give selected Americans the experience of government service early in their careers.

How to Apply
Only online applications will be accepted.