The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working on issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Community Solutions is a year-long program that includes a four-month fellowship at a U.S. community-based organization, government office or legislative body.
Program Length1 year including a 4-month fellowship in the U.S.
Eligibility and Application OverviewPublic applications are accepted.
- Be between the ages of 25 and 38 at the beginning of the year;
- Be a citizen of an eligible country;
- Be living and working in your home country (individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration);
Have at least two years of experience working on community development, either as a full-time or part-time employee or volunteer;
Have a high level of proficiency in spoken and written English at the time of application
Be eligible to receive a U.S. J-1 visa