2024-25 McDougal Fellows Program: Apply by March 8th

We invite applications from current Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) PhD students to serve as a graduate student fellow in the new McDougal Fellows Program for the 2024-25 academic year.

The new McDougal Fellows Program aims to provide graduate students with the opportunity to collaboratively work with deans and directors overseeing recruitment, retention, community building, career and professional development, and student well-being. Serving as a McDougal Fellow is a professional development opportunity that will allow participants to build a community with their peer fellows across divisions (e.g., humanities, social sciences, sciences).

Part-time commitment and Eligibility

The stipend for the year is $5700 and the position requires an average of 6-8 hours per week. All McDougal Fellows must be available beginning August 1st through May 31st.

If you have questions, please reach out to the appropriate individual listed above.

Application Process

Please use the link below to apply. All application material must be submitted online by March 8, 2024.


McDougal Offices

Fellows will report directly to one dean or director affiliated with an office or area as listed below, but will be expected to periodically work across offices and initiatives:

McDougal Graduate Student Center

Jennifer Mendelsohn, Director of McDougal Graduate Student Center


Office for Graduate Student Development and Diversity (OGSDD)

Ksenia Sidorenko, Assistant Dean for Diversity


Office of Career Strategy (OCS)

Hyun Ja Shin, Director for Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services


GSAS Graduate Student Professional Development

Suzanne Young, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Professional Development


GSAS Mental Health and Wellness

Eva Wilson, GSAS Embedded Mental Health Clinician


By Jacob Gonzalez (he/him)
Jacob Gonzalez (he/him) Senior Associate Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services