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Eichenthal Fellowship

Founded in 2013, the Eichenthal Fellowship aims to provide rising college juniors and seniors with experience in public interest careers. PEF is proud to host an Eichenthal Fellow during the summer of 2020. To be considered for the Eichenthal Fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

·        Rising junior or senior in an undergraduate program

·        Major or demonstrated interest in policy-/public interest-related field

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Fellowship Details

The Eichenthal Fellow will work for 10 weeks during the summer, beginning in June. The Fellow will receive a $4,000 stipend as well as professional, project-focused experience at a nonprofit organization working to address a range of community issues.

To apply for the Eichenthal Fellow position at the Public Education Foundation in Chattanooga, download the application below. Email your completed application, in PDF format, to Camden Eckler at

The application deadline is Friday, April 24 at 5 PM.

Candidate interviews will take place the week of May 4 – 8. Consistent with PEF’s goals to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and maintain its employees’ health and safety, all interviews will be most likely held virtually via Zoom or a similar platform.

A Note Regarding COVID-19

Due to the unpredictability of the effects of COVID-19, certain Fellowship details are subject to change. PEF will continue to monitor and consult with professionals regarding the COVID-19 situation, and, if any Fellowship details change, the updated information will be posted to this page.

Eichenthal Fellowship Application 2020

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