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Baltimore and Baltimore Corps announce partnership to establish fellowship program

Posted at 3:37 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 18:22:41-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Corps and Baltimore City have teamed up to get more young people involved in public service. This agreement establishes a Baltimore Government fellowship program.

"We place talent with the city every 90 days. every year in perpetuity," said Fagan Harris, Baltimore Corps President and CEO. "So really it's a front door to a job and career in city government and so if you care about moving the city forward if you care about getting off the sidelines and help do the hardwork of serving our city. come see us."

Baltimore Corps was founded in 2013 with a goal to build more effective pathways for young people in Baltimore to get jobs in public service. This organization helps place them in areas of government that interest them.

There are many agencies, including the Baltimore City Health Department and the Mayor's Office for Employment Development currently rely on Baltimore Corps and its ability to attract candidates to make the city stronger and healthier for the community.

"Over the past five years, Baltimore Corps has grown from a single program, the Baltimore Corps Fellowship to a series of programs and services that leverage Baltimore Corps' core competency of building robust and diverse professional pipelines into public sector careers across Baltimore," said Baltimore Corps Board Chair Matt Gallagher. "We are excited to announce this groundbreaking partnership with Baltimore City."

For more information on Baltimore Corps and their mission, click here.