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Career Opportunities - Temporary/Part-Time

The Tennessee Education Summer Leadership Fellows Program is a paid summer opportunity for graduate students nationwide. Fellows will have the opportunity to deeply engage in the Department’s strategic plan, understand and experience state-level education work, build relationships with TDOE team members and external stakeholders, gain management experience, and participate in a variety of professional development opportunities specifically for fellows. The program will culminate in an end-of-summer event where fellows will present their projects to distinguished guests. Each fellow will receive a $15,000 allowance, to cover housing, meals and work stipend for the summer. The ideal candidate is earning a graduate degree in communications, business, policy, or law – although the Department is open to all exceptional candidates.

To apply, please email a statement of interest, your resume and this application to Commissioner.Schwinn@tn.gov. Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified if they will be offered an interview shortly after applying. Final notifications will occur within two (2) weeks of an application being accepted.

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee's policy of non-discrimination, the Tennessee Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or military services in its policies, or in the admission of, access to, treatment, or employment in its programs, services, or activities.