Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship


When: January 15 to May 25, 2018

Where: Washington, DC, United States

Who's eligible: Humanity in Action Senior Fellows and 2017 Fellows

Humanity in Action will bring together 2-4 outstanding students and young professionals to the United States Congress, for a four-month professional fellowship.

Fellows will work in the offices of a United States Representative or Congressional Committee for five days a week. In these roles, Fellows take part in a mix of administrative and substantial, policy-based work. During the program, Fellows will have the opportunity to explore a variety of topics concerning contemporary policies and politics from leading policy experts in Washington, DC.  

Learn More Program History

Earlier iterations of this program have included more than 120 young leaders. Some notable Fellows are:

  • Marietje Schaake: Marietje is a member of the European Parliament (MEP) representing The Netherlands.  
  • Oliver Skov: Oliver serves as US Correspondent at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Jesper Pederson: Jesper serves as a Partner at Rasmussen Public Affairs. He credits the start of his career to the Lantos-Humanity in Action Congressional Fellowship.
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