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Fellowship Program

Fellowship Program

Thank you for your interest in joining the Kansas Department of Commerce.

Participating in the Kansas Department of Commerce's fellowship program provides a hands-on opportunity to work with the Secretary of Commerce, David Toland, and/or his leadership team. You will also gain professional experience while learning about the structure of state government.

The fellowship program is open to qualified undergraduate and graduate college students who have a strong interest in public service and government, and have achieved academic excellence. Fellowships are available year-round.

Housing and Compensation

If accepted, participants will be compensated for their work on behalf of the State of Kansas at a rate of $12.00 per hour. While housing is the responsibility of the participant, our staff would be happy to provide housing suggestions.


To apply, please submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
    • The cover letter should address why you want to work at the Kansas Department of Commerce.
  • Academic transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation

Submit the application.

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