A CPGC Fellowship is a funded opportunity for Bi-Co students to advance social justice learning and action.
- The summer fellowship includes preparation, intentional reflection, skill-building, and cohort learning during and after the internship.
- Cohort and community are vital program components of this fellowship. The CPGC is rooted in the wisdom and action of community-led social change networks, and encourages us to learn from one another every summer across diverse experiences, identities, and social and environmental concerns.
- When applying for CPGC Fellowships, Haverford students are also eligible to apply for an enhanced, full-year fellowship through the Philadelphia Justice and Equity Fellowship.
- Summer 2022 COVID Guidance: The CPGC follows national, state, municipal, college, and community partner guidance - and that all continues to change. The last two summers, the majority of CPGC Fellowships were remote. However, last summer, numerous were in person. In-person remains a possibility. It will be wise to apply for a fellowship that interests you in person or virtually. As the semester develops, summer opportunities and/or constraints will become clearer. Most of our community partners still have work to do and still appreciate the contributions interns make, even virtually.
Note: Before applying to a CPGC Fellowship, please carefully review Key Commitments and Dates.
Partnership and Self-designed Options
There are two primary types of CPGC summer experiences, partnership experiences and self-designed experiences. Both types can occur internationally, domestically, or close to campus. Partnership opportunities are with organizations the CPGC continues relationships with organizations from year to year. Partnerships are typically more structured and require less logistical and planning work on the student’s part.
Students may also develop and propose a self-designed summer fellowship. Self-designed opportunities allow students to develop a project or work for an organization that fits within their justice, career, and academic interests The CPGC may also share information about internships made possible through faculty or alumni connections that students can pursue through a self-designed application. More information on each type appears below. Whether participating in self-designed or partnership experiences, all Summer Fellows are expected to participate in and contribute to the CPGC Fellowship Commitments.
The Philadelphia Justice and Equity Fellowship (PJEF)
Building on the foundation of a CPGC Fellowship, the PJEF program offers students:
- Paid, year-round internships with Philly organizations tackling racism and building inclusivity, including a full-time summer internship and 10 hours per week over the academic year
- Professional development activities throughout the academic year, including monthly skills-building workshops and a bi-weekly reflection group
- Students may apply for the PJEF program as part of the CPGC Fellowship application process, if they are applying for summer internships with PJEF-eligible organizations. PJEF-eligible organizations are indicated on the Partnerships page under U.S.-Based Opportunities.
- Students from Philadelphia and/or with a strong relationship with an organization can propose a self-designed PJEF. They should sign up for an advising appointment with Janice Lion to discuss this option.
Funding: The standard stipend amount for summer 2022 is $4000. Students who receive need-based financial aid from the College are eligible to receive additional funding. Graduating seniors do not qualify for need-based financial aid.
Schedule an advising appointment with a staff member or student associate.