Young Pacific Leaders Professional Fellows Program

US Consulate General
The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is a two-way, global exchange program designed to promote mutual understanding, enhance leadership and professional skills, as well as build lasting, sustainable partnerships between mid-level emerging leaders from foreign countries and the United States.
Why us?
Our mission is to promote educational and cultural exchanges between Australia and the U.S.
International Affairs and Diplomacy
The opportunity:
Opportunity type:
Training and Leadership Program
Commitment:
N/A
Experience level:
🌿 Starting Out (0 - 2 yrs)
Location:
National
Remuneration:
Closing date:
May 18, 2024
Why you might love this opp:
Why Apply: The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is a two-way, global exchange program designed to promote mutual understanding, enhance leadership and professional skills, as well as build lasting, sustainable partnerships between mid-level emerging leaders from foreign countries and the United States.
Key criteria:
Key Criteria: PFP participants are placed in intensive fellowships in non-profit organizations, private sector businesses, and government offices across the United States for an individually tailored professional development experience. They build a broad network with American and other program participant colleagues as they develop a deeper understanding of U.S. society. The PFP is a two-way exchange, with American participants who have hosted foreign fellows traveling overseas for participant-driven reciprocal programs. PFP is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs with funding provided by the U.S. Government.
  • The program is open to Citizens and Residents of: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna.
  • Work Experience: Applicants must be currently employed with a minimum of two-years professional work experience.
  • Age: 25 – 40 years of age at time of participation in exchange program.
  • Follow-On Project Interest: Applicants must demonstrate an interest in developing an individual project to be implemented within their home workplace or community, related to the theme of economic empowerment.
  • Visa Eligibility: Applicants must be able to receive a J-1 Government Visitor Visa.
  • English Proficiency: The YPL Professional Fellows Program will be conducted entirely in English. All participants will be required to demonstrate written and oral proficiency of the English language.
How to apply:
Key Criteria: PFP participants are placed in intensive fellowships in non-profit organizations, private sector businesses, and government offices across the United States for an individually tailored professional development experience. They build a broad network with American and other program participant colleagues as they develop a deeper understanding of U.S. society. The PFP is a two-way exchange, with American participants who have hosted foreign fellows traveling overseas for participant-driven reciprocal programs. PFP is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs with funding provided by the U.S. Government.
  • The program is open to Citizens and Residents of: Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna.
  • Work Experience: Applicants must be currently employed with a minimum of two-years professional work experience.
  • Age: 25 – 40 years of age at time of participation in exchange program.
  • Follow-On Project Interest: Applicants must demonstrate an interest in developing an individual project to be implemented within their home workplace or community, related to the theme of economic empowerment.
  • Visa Eligibility: Applicants must be able to receive a J-1 Government Visitor Visa.
  • English Proficiency: The YPL Professional Fellows Program will be conducted entirely in English. All participants will be required to demonstrate written and oral proficiency of the English language.
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