Government and Policy

Shared Prosperity Fellow

10-20 hoursPhiladelphia4 positions availableSpring Semester


Shared Prosperity Philadelphia was created to implement a comprehensive strategy to address poverty in Philadelphia. The Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity (CEO), Philadelphia’s Community Action Agency, plays a key role in this effort. The City launched the office by executive order in January 2013 with an ambitious goal: to organize and implement a coordinated approach to reduce poverty. As a Shared Prosperity Fellow, you will serve as an ambassador for CEO and work alongside stakeholders from government, philanthropic agencies, academia, business and consumer communities, all in an effort to achieve a common understanding of Philadelphia’s poverty problem and everyone’s role in its ongoing solution.

Fellowship positions available:
-Communications and Fundraising
-Workforce Development
-Information Technology Data Analysis
-Information Technology


Applicants must be an undergraduate, recent graduate, or graduate student to be considered. Applicants should have a strong background in one of the following: social work, human services, statistics, political science, public policy, public health, urban planning, urban studies, or public administration. Also important are strong written and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills, and the ability to work with a team.

Application and Interview Process
The Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity will contact you upon assessment of your application. Please follow the directions posted here.