The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Internship Opportunity: Sonoma County Economic Policy Fellowship

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Employment-paid

Location: Sonoma County, California

Sector: Economic

Dates: 7/9/18 to 6/28/19

Wage or benefits: TBD (see website for more details)

Time Commitment: Year-long

Desired Class Year: Graduating seniors (must have a Bachelor’s Degree by July 2018 to apply)

Desired Major or Interest: Students with backgrounds in economics, political science, public policy, or liberal arts with research and report experience are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 4/1/18

Organization website:

Brief Description of the internship:

This unique fellowship provides recent college graduates with a remarkable opportunity to gain practical experience and make substantive contributions through research and project management.

Every year the Sonoma County Economic Development Board offers four, year-long, paid fellowships.. Based on individual qualifications and interest, each of the four selected fellows will be assigned to one of four focus areas: Economic Research and Program Development, Workforce Innovation and Public Policy, Tourism and Hospitality, and Strategic Initiatives. 

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

This year-long program affords an excellent opportunity for high-energy, organized, and entrepreneurial individuals looking to develop many important professional and project management skills while working under minimal oversight. This position is a great fit for someone who is a strong project manager, enjoys networking, values a convivial environment, and is passionate about economics, politics, and public policy.

How to apply:

If you have any questions, please contact Katie Parrish at or 707-565-7170.

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences