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June 14 Deadline for Policy Fellows Program Applications

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The Policy Fellows Program, offered by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, is now seeking applications for the 2010-11 program.  

This nine-month program, sponsored in part by Extension, offers participants practical training in public affairs leadership for emerging leaders seeking new experiences and skills. The program equips participants with three core leadership competencies to inspire, organize and work effectively with others to advance the public good: mindfulness, strategic effectiveness in context, and persuasion and collective action.

The deadline to apply is June 14. For application instructions and additional information, visit the Hubert H. Humphrey website; or contact Kate Cimino at 612-625-8330 or You can also contact a fellow alumni or Extension staff member such as Bruce Schwartau, Mary Ann Hennen, Toni Smith, Toby Spanier and Cindy Bigger to hear about personal experiences. If you are interested in participating in the program, contact your supervisor.

Dick Senese
Associate Dean, Community Vitality and Public Engagement

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