2018 USDN Equity Diversity Inclusion Fellowship

USDN Equity Diversity Inclusion Fellowship - Summer 2018

The Global Philanthropy Partnership (GPP) and the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) are pleased to offer six summer 2018 fellowship opportunities with local governments. Fellows will receive a valuable learning experience while helping local governments to advance their sustainability and inclusion goals.

2018 fellowships will be offered with the City of Austin (TX), City of Baltimore (MD), City of Eugene (OR), City of Fayetteville (AR), City of Milwaukee (WI), and City of San Antonio (TX).  These links contain more information on the scope of each  available fellowship.   


  • At least a living wage specific to the location
  • Full-time employment over the summer (12 weeks)
  • The experience of working in a local government sustainability program on a well-defined project that advances a community’s sustainability and equity goals
  • A project that is inclusive of underserved and under-represented communities and responsive to their needs and priorities
  • Mentorship and participation in a national learning cohort of USDN EDI fellows, as well as access to all USDN member discussions and products
  • Free attendance at the October 2018 USDN annual meeting (expenses paid)
  • Membership in an informal network of past and current EDI fellows


Applications should be sent to the Urban Sustainability Directors Network at <fellowship@usdn.org>. Please include the name of the community or communities with which you are seeking a fellowship in the email subject line. People of color are encouraged to apply.

Applications should include:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through early March 2018. All applicants will be notified of selection decisions. For additional information, please email USDN at <fellowship@usdn.org>.

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