The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation (ZSR) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians by building an inclusive, sustainable, and vibrant state. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded grants totaling more than $350 million to statewide, regional, and community-based organizations in all 100 counties in North Carolina.
Every year, ZSR offers exciting employment opportunities for North Carolina college students, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in philanthropy, public policy, community service and/or the nonprofit sector. We want to make sure your students know about them!
Ø ZSR Fellowship: A two-year, full-time entry position for recent college graduates.
Ø ZSR Internship: A paid, research-intensive summer internship for current undergraduate and graduate students.
Ø Non-Profit Internship Program (NPIP): 20 paid summer internships with non-profits across the state for Pell-eligible undergraduates.
Applications for the ZSR Fellowship, ZSR Internship, and NPIP will be available in early October 2013. Applications and related materials are due: December 3, 2013 for the Fellowship; January 6, 2014 for the Internship; and February 3, 2014 for NPIP. More information can be found at zsr.org
“The Autry Fellowship is a competitive fellowship program for talented and ambitious recent college graduates. It provides an opportunity to work for one year as a full-time, paid staff member at MDC. The Autry Fellowship supports the mission of MDC–to help organizations and communities in the South close the gaps that separate people from opportunity–by developing a cadre of young leaders who have experience promoting economic development, increasing equity and excellence in education, building inclusive civic cultures, and who are poised and ready to apply their new learning to benefit this region.”
The Jimmy Carter Center offers paid internships to juniors, seniors, and recent graduates.
These awards are for young “world changers” under 25. The grand prize is $100,000.
The Government Finance Officers Association awards this scholarship to a minority junior, senior, or grad student of public administration, financing, accounting, political science, economics, or business, who intend to work for the government.
Oct. 1, 2012
The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship provides graduating seniors with an opportunity to work for a non-profit public service based organization in DC for a year.
January 13, 2013
The Samuel Huntington Public Service Award provides a $10,000 stipend for a graduating college senior to pursue one year of public service anywhere in the world.