The Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service (FELPS) is a unique leadership and career accelerator program for early-career professionals in public service. The Fellowship recognizes the strong commitment to public service that Fellows have demonstrated and strengthens this commitment by providing professional development and networking opportunities to help Fellows think intentionally and strategically about their own leadership and careers.
FELPS is one of the first programs that actively guides and engages emerging leaders in a process that encourages self-directed career development. This process encourages Fellows to explore the facets of public service most appealing to them while simultaneously presenting them with the exciting and challenging options that a modern-day public service career offers. The Fellowship is part of a broader commitment by NYU Wagner's Research Center for Leadership in Action to educate and prepare the next generation of public service leaders.
FELPS anchors next generation public service leaders by:
The 2014 fellowship runs from November 2013 through May 2014. Fellows will come together for a series of workshops two to three times each month on evenings and weekends to: