MACo Seeks Policy Fellow for 2020 General Assembly Session

Hiring SignThe Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) is seeking a Policy Fellow to assist the Executive Director and staff during the 2020 Maryland General Assembly Session.

The Policy Fellow will be considered a member of the MACo policy team and will work closely under their mentorship to support the advocacy efforts of the team. In turn, the Policy Fellow will learn first-hand about a range of policy issues affecting local governments and the advocacy process in front of the Maryland General Assembly.

The policy fellowship runs from January to mid-April. Stipend or hourly wages will be offered. Parking and other related expenses will be covered. If applicable, this policy fellowship may be eligible for course credit.

For more detail on this position including qualifications and responsibilities, view the full MACo Paid Fellow Position for 2020 Maryland General Assembly Session posting on the MACo Job Board.


Interested candidates should contact Leslie Velasco, Administration and Finance Director, at  Please provide a written statement of interest along with a resume and 2-10 page writing sample. Include in the subject line of your email “Policy Fellow – your name.”

If you have questions regarding the policy fellow, please contact Leslie at Letters of recommendation from faculty are encouraged to support the application.

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The application deadline is November 8, 5:00 pm. Interviews will begin the following week.