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Now Accepting Applications for the 2014-2015 Narver Fellowship

Posted by Tara Lee at Jul 01, 2014 11:00 AM |
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We are now accepting applications for the 2014 - 2015 Betty Jane Narver Fellowship. The fellowship is open to any currently enrolled graduate student in a college or university, and recent graduates with a master's degree or Ph.D.

Qualified applicants should have excellent written and oral communications skills, a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail, and a demonstrated interest in fiscal policy. To achieve our goal of training and supporting new voices in the policy arena, we’re especially interested in candidates from diverse backgrounds.

The fellow will receive a monthly stipend and be responsible for less than 20 hours a week.

This position is not eligible for benefits. Reimbursable travel may be required to specific policy-related trainings chosen by the Budget & Policy Center.

The fellowship will generally run from November 2014 through April 2015 (this is flexible).

For more information about the Narver Fellowship, including reflections from our 2013 -2014 fellow, click here.

Apply for the 2014 - 2015 Betty Jane Narver Fellowship.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 31st.

 

 Narver Fellows

Previous Narver Fellows at Budget Matters 2013, our annual policy conference. From left to right: Jillian Pennyman, 2013-2014; Elena Hernandez, 2012-2013; and Karinda Harris, 2010 -2011.

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Budget Matters 2014

We are excited to announce this year’s Budget Matters 2014 Conference Program! We look forward to seeing you at the Washington State Convention Center on December 12, 2014.  See our detailed program with confirmed speakers here.

Legislative Testimony

Senior Budget Analyst Kim Justice recently testified before Senate Ways and Means against a bill that would fund education at the expense of other budget investments. Watch it here. 

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Budget Matters 2013

More than 300 people -- advocates, students, lawmakers, and policy experts joined us for our second annual policy conference. We heard from Heather McGhee, Jared Bernstein, and Governor Inslee.

Click here for video clips, photos, and PowerPoint presentations from the break-out sessions.

Our new video has highlights from the day. 

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