2020 Maryland Legislative Fellows Program
About the Program
The Graduate Legislative Fellows Program offers top students in Maryland graduate programs an immersive experience in the legislative process working alongside nonpartisan staff within the Department of Legislative Services (DLS), the professional staff agency for the Maryland General Assembly (MGA). Fellows will work during the General Assembly’s annual 90-day legislative session (Jan – April) and assist legal, fiscal and committee staff with their regular session duties. As a Fellow, you will work directly with policy analysts to help identify and analyze public policy issues and formulate legislative proposals. Your work may include written legal memoranda, fiscal analyses, periodic publications, and briefings to legislative committees. $2,500 stipend is included.
Who Should Apply
Graduate students with a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in legislative / public policy work should consider the legislative fellowship. A graduate in good standing from the schools specified above may apply during the application period. A G.P.A. of 3.0 is required.
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