Governor’s Summer Fellowship

Posted on 03-03-2023

News from the Governor’s Office: Governor Carney announces the opening of applications for the Governor’s Summer Fellowship

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced the opening of applications for the Governor’s Summer Fellowship program for Delaware high school students. The Governor’s Summer Fellowship Program provides paid camp counselor opportunities for Delaware high school juniors and seniors. Along with real-world experience, fellows will receive paid work opportunities at community-based summer camps in each county, on-site mentoring, and the ability to network with state leaders and elected officials. This program is offered through a partnership with the Delaware Department of Education and the United Way of Delaware.

Last year, 47 Summer Fellows held positions at 19 sites across the state, serving 475 campers. This year, the program aims to expand to 100 Summer Fellows.

Prospective Fellows must be:

– Currently enrolled in a Delaware high school

– Beginning junior or senior year in Fall 2023

– Age 16 by June 1st, 2023

– Committed to working approximately 35 hours a week for the duration of the program, June 21st – August 12th

Applications for the Governor’s Summer Fellowship are now being accepted on a rolling basis.

Students can apply at: