**We still have fellowship openings at the following schools: Cal U, CCAC, CCP, Cedar Crest, DCCC, HACC, LCCC, Lafayette, Lincoln, MCCC, Muhlenberg, NCC, Penn State (Abington, Beaver, Behrend, Brandywine, Lehigh Valley, York), RACC, Shippensburg, West Chester. If your school is not on this list but you're interested in applying, email firstname.lastname@example.org.**
From Philly to Pittsburgh to Erie, the PA Student Power Network is organizing for free college, an end to mass incarceration, immigrant justice, environmental justice, and a political system that answers to us.
Are you looking to get more involved and take your leadership to the next level? Apply now for our paid Fall 2018 Pennsylvania Student Power Fellowship!
As a Student Power Fellow, you will:* help to lead campaigns for economic, racial, immigrant, and environmental justice, on campus and in the local community;* engage candidates, elected officials, and student voters on the issues that matter to us;* receive dedicated training and support;* and build friendships with student leaders from across the state!
To apply:* Fill out the application below! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis through August, with those sent earlier receiving priority. Fellows will receive a $500 stipend.
Fellowship timeline and compensation:* The fellowship will run from August 17 to December 15. Fellows will receive a $500 stipend divided into two halves, in October and December.
Eligibility requirements* Currently enrolled at a 2-year or 4-year institution of higher education in Pennsylvania* Preference for 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students & those who haven't had a fellowship with us before* Clear and demonstrated commitment to our values of social justice, racial justice, and collective liberation* Clear and demonstrated commitment to working with groups on campus that represent marginalized populations* Passionate about organizing with a larger team of students on campus, including existing PA Student Power leaders* Passionate about moving others to action* Strong communicator and team-player
Fellowship responsibilities* Organizing for at least 5-10 hours per week* Helping to build campus and local campaigns—including but not limited to free higher education, fair treatment of campus workers, immigrant justice, racial justice, and environmental justice* Helping to engage candidates, elected officials, and student voters on the issues that matter to us* Recruiting 10 new activists on your campus and collecting at least 200 new contacts (via sign-in sheets or petitions)* Participating in regular PSPN local team meetings and events on campus, and recruiting students from your campus to statewide PSPN events* Communicating with the fellowship team on a regular basis, and working together to create organizing plans* Organizing at least one training or event in partnership with other PSPN or local leaders
Women, LGBTQ folks, and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. We believe in centering and elevating the leadership of those representing the most marginalized among us. By uniting and organizing, we believe that we create change in our communities and across Pennsylvania.
Questions? Email us at email@example.com. Looking forward to hearing from you!