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Post-Grad Opportunities

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

This one-year paid internship at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington is available to Colorado College Graduating seniors and recent graduates interested in foreign policy and international affairs. For more information, contact the Colorado College Political Science Department.

Coro Foundation Fellows Program in Public Affairs

“Coro trains ethical, diverse civic leaders nationwide. Coro leaders develop skills; master tools needed to engage and empower communities; gain experience in government, business, labor and not-for-profit community organizations; and participate in special community and political problem solving processes.”

Coro is a full-time, 9-month, graduate level experiential leadership training program in five U.S. cities. Available to Colorado College graduating seniors and recent graduates with a distinguished academic and leadership record and an interest in public affairs fellowships with an internship component

Fulbright Program

Support for international post-graduate study or research. Coordinated through the Institute of International Education.

The Henry Luce Foundation Scholarship

One-year paid internship (Aug. - July) in Asia; highly dependent on Scholar's interests.

Humanity in Action

This 5-week summer fellowship is available to current students and graduating seniors interested in exploring issues of human rights and majority and minority relations in Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland or the U.S. HIA conducts core educational programs in two phases every summer.

Institute for Current World Affairs Fellowships

Aims to "nurture deep expertise in foreign countries and cultures" by supporting 2-year self-designed projects abroad.

Peace Corps

The Peace Corps’ mission has three simple goals:

  1. Helping the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women.
  2. Helping promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
  3. Helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans

Teach For America

Teach For America recruits a "diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community.”

Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship

For college graduates of unusual promise: a year of independent, purposeful exploration and travel outside of the United States in order to enhance the Watson Fellow's capacity for resourcefulness, imagination, openness, and leadership, and to foster her/his humane and effective participation in the world community.