Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City Local Government Management Fellowship

Developing Leadership and Capacity in the Public Sector

What is the Local Government Management Fellowship?
This highly competitive career development opportunity is designed to generate interest in local government careers among recent master’s program graduates. The selected Fellow will be placed in a full-time paid management track position for six months, shaped by direct mentorship under the supervision of the Chief of Staff in the Mayor’s Office. The Fellowship is a stepping stone to a career in local government management.

Who is eligible?
Recent graduates in public administration, public policy or a related master’s degree program.

The 2013 Fellowship application process is now open. Applications will be accepted beginning October 1, 2012. All materials should be postmarked no later than October 26, 2012.

To learn more about the fellowship program posting, visit the Salt Lake City Jobs Center webpage.

The Mayor’s Fellowship Selection Committee, chaired by the Chief of Staff, will review applicant files, determine finalists and contact those selected to schedule an interview by November 29, 2012. Interviews will be conducted December 3–14, 2012. A selection will be finalized on December 19, 2012. The fellowship program will begin January 7, 2013.

How do I apply?
Individuals interested in applying should visit and click on the Local Government Management Fellowship.

In addition to submitting the basic online application and resume, all applicants are required to submit a personal statement, management case study, official transcripts and three letters of recommendation. All documents should be submitted in one packet postmarked by the application deadline and mailed to:    
Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office
Attention: LGMF Program
P.O. Box 145474
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-5474
To learn more about the program or how to apply, click here.

For further questions, contact Kaye Mickelson at (801) 535-7714 or