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Host a Tow Fellow - Institute for Justice and Opportunity

Host a Tow Fellow

The Tow Policy Advocacy Fellowship provides John Jay graduate students with hands-on internships at successful policy advocacy organizations in New York City. Throughout their placements, they complete relevant coursework to enrich their fieldwork experiences.

Fellows apply their knowledge, skills, and abilities to advance their host organization’s goals and the field of policy and advocacy more broadly. Hosting a Tow Fellow is an incredible opportunity for host sites to build organizational capacity while developing the next generation of policy leaders.

Host sites address a variety of social and criminal justice issues. While they represent a diversity of size, scope, and approach, all are engaged in cutting-edge policy advocacy work.

Why Host a Fellow?

  • Opportunity to deepen organizational capacity and reach.
  • Support and consultation for organizations and supervisors throughout the fellowship commitment.
  • A partnership with John Jay College and access to the intellectual resources it offers.

Timeline and Application Process

The Tow Policy Advocacy Fellowship Initiative for Fall 2024-Spring 2025 is currently available. Apply here.