Council Fellows Programs

The Montgomery County Council hires outstanding professionals who are dedicated to public policy work that influences and shapes our community. Our synergy of talent, resources and support makes the Council an ideal employer for individuals who are looking to innovate, work on a diverse range of issues and create blueprints for bold thinking. Council staffers work with elected leaders, community groups, subject-matter experts, and residents on a wide range of issues implemented through new policies and programs, legislation, budgeting, and land use decisions. The Council is committed to meeting the dynamic needs of more than one million residents as they govern for today and plan for the future.

Summer Fellows Program 

The ten-week program is an unique opportunity that enables graduate students to gain real world local government experience across multiple fields.

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Year Long Fellows Program

The Montgomery County Council is launching a year long Fellows program for recent Master’s graduates (starting with expected spring 2022 graduates)!

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Senior Fellows Program

This is an unique opportunity for retired/semi-retired residents of Montgomery County to bring their wealth of knowledge and diversity of experiences and perspectives from varied careers and/or volunteerism to the offices of the County Council.

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