Katie Chung '14
Student Director for Tucker Fellowships
Major: Romance Languages
Hometown: Tehachapi, CA
The DPCS Post-Graduate Fellowship welcomes all graduating Dartmouth college seniors (including international students) to apply no matter your major or concentration, past experience, or specific skills. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens should contact their advisor in the Office of Visa and Immigration Services as soon as possible to discuss visa requirements.
Yes. The DPCS Post-Grad Fellowship program is a unique collaboration between the Tucker Foundation, Career Services, and Alumni. Both corporate recruiting and the DPCS Post-Grad Fellowship Program use the DartBoard application system online to search for jobs and apply.
No, fellows are responsible for securing their own housing, as well as transportation to their host city.
Yes, after the fellow completes their year in the program, the Host Organization is welcome to ask the fellow to stay on for one additional year as a DPCS Fellow, or offer the fellow a permanent position. The DPCS Post-Grad Fellowship program is an outstanding way for recent graduates to network with employers and alumni in careers for the common good.
We will have a variety of positions available at organizations working for the common good. Organizations will range in focus from education and youth services to public policy, environmental issues, public health, and legal issues. Positions for the coming year will be listed beginning in late fall. To view position descriptions, log into the recruiting section of Career Service’s DartBoard, and search by keyword “DPCS”.
Yes, you may apply for up to three DPCS Post-Grad Fellowships. For each position you will submit a common application, a cover letter and a resume.
Applicants must submit an application through DartBoard by January 21, 2013 (MLK Day). Please see the application and selection process page to learn more about the process, upcoming events, and important dates.
Fellowships usually begin between June and September and end between May and August of the following year, making the typical duration 10-12 months long. Organizations that require specific start dates are asked to provide that information in the position description. Start dates should be negotiated before applicants and organizations commit to employment.
Yes, Host Organizations are required to provide a minimum salary of $30,000 plus health coverage.
Yes, in fact students who have completed a leave-term Tucker Fellowship or DPCS Internship demonstrate the type of commitment to the public good that the DPCS Post-Grad Fellowship program strives for and you are encouraged to apply.
Last Updated: 9/13/12