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CLD Programs

Summary of Programs

The Capital City Fellows Program

A successor to the Mayor's Urban Fellows Program that was established in 1985, the Capital City Fellows Program is a 18-month management recruitment program for recent graduates of master’s degree programs in public administration, public policy, urban planning and related fields to work for the city of Washington, DC.

Applications for the October 2013 cohort of the Capital City Fellows Program will commence March 18, 2013-May 18, 2013.  To learn more about the program, visit Capital City Fellow Information Page for details.

To apply, go to the following URL: http://dchr.sp.dc.gov/EmergingLeaders/LeadershipProgram/Leadership%20Program.aspx

For additional information about the Capital City Fellows Program, contact the DCHR Center for Learning and Development at (202) 442-9700 Option #2 or via email at capcity.fellows@dc.gov

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The Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program is designed to enhance the skills of the District government’s managers and provide them with the tools to be more effective leaders. The nationally accredited CPM program is administered by the District of Columbia Department of Human Resources.

Academic rigor is brought to the program through strategic partnerships with The George Washington University, as well as renowned government, nonprofit and private sector practitioners who bring the best of leadership and management theory and practice to the classroom.

Recruitment for cohort 26 will commenced from May 1, 2013-July 1, 2013. To learn more about the program, visit the Certified Public Manager Program Information Page.

To apply, go to the following URL: http://dchr.sp.dc.gov/EmergingLeaders/Shared%20Documents/CPMInstructions.aspx

For additional information about the Certified Public Manager Program, contact the DCHR Workforce Development Administration at (202) 442-9700 Option #2 or via email at cpm.dchr@dc.gov

District Leadership Program (DLP)- Paid Internship Opportunity

The DLP is a leadership program that is designed to provide tomorrow’s leaders with the knowledge, tools, skills, and experiences that can be readily applied to their future challenges and pursuits, whether personal or professional. Our program takes a holistic approach to developing its interns, providing a wide range of stimulating and developmental activities.

For more information, visit District Leadership Intern Program or email dlp.dchr@dc.gov.

One City High School Internship Program (OCHSIP)

The One City High School Internship Program (OCHSIP) is a partnership between the DC Department of Employment Services and the DC Department of Human Resources, designed to provide District high school students with structured internship opportunities and mentoring relationships.

OCHSIP strives to provide students with the opportunity to do the following:

  • Gain meaningful work experience through a paid internship
  • Learn and develop skills, attitudes and the commitment necessary to succeed in today’s world of work
  • Interact with dynamic working professionals in a positive work environment
  • Develop a better understanding of public service careers while earning time and grade qualifications with District Government

The application can be found at www.youthjobs.dc.gov.