Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership

Yeshiva University offers a leadership initiative—the Presidential Fellowship in University and Community Leadership—which provides a unique opportunity for graduates of Stern College for Women, Sy Syms School of Business and Yeshiva College.

Qualifying graduates of the class of 2011 will be selected to spend 11 months (August 1, 2011 – June 29, 2012) as Presidential Fellows. While participating in an engaging and thorough learning experience, fellows will serve as key players in affecting many aspects of campus life.

The fellows will be selected through a competitive process and will be assigned to a University office, be mentored by an administrator and participate in a leadership seminar, for which they may earn up to two graduate credits per semester.

Fellows will be involved in many aspects of University operations, will be responsible for special projects and will have the opportunity to interact with administrators, faculty and invited academic and communal leaders. Students who are selected will receive a salary of $24,000 plus fringe benefits for the year.

Fellowship placements may be available in the following departments for 2011-12:

* Office of the President
* Office of the Provost
* Department of Institutional Advancement
* Office of the General Counsel
* Office of Communications and Public Affairs
* Office of Admissions
* Office of Procurement
* Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
* Stern College for Women, Office of the Dean
* Sy Syms School of Business, Office of the Dean
* Yeshiva College, Office of the Dean
* Center for the Jewish Future: Office of the Dean
* Center for the Jewish Future: Department of Community Partnership
* Center for the Jewish Future: Leadership Training Pillar
* Office of Student Affairs – Beren Campus
* Office of Student Affairs – Wilf Campus
* Office of Athletics and Physical Education
* Yeshiva University Museum
* Yeshiva University High School for Boys
* Yeshiva University High School for Girls
* Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies
* The Institute for University-School Partnership
* Office of Grant Support, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
* Office of Institutional Research
* Program for Jewish Genetic Health

In addition to adding energy, inspiration and commitment to Yeshiva University, fellows will gain skills and perspectives that will serve them well in whatever graduate or professional enterprise they choose to pursue. Students should consider this fellowship regardless of their career objectives if they think that a year of service to the community and exposure to university administration will be of value and interest to them.
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