Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program

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Brandeis Sophomores, Juniors and Heller MPP students: Are you a passionate change agent and Citizen Leader who is interested in developing your leadership skills? If yes, the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program is for you.  The Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program offers a stipended 8-week summer internship in your field of interest within the U.S. As a Segal Fellow, you will be assigned a mentor who will work with you on your personal goals and how to turn your ideas into action!  Segal Fellows are part of a life-long community of Citizen Leaders committed to supporting one another in solving our most pressing social problems.  Learn more about the internship and becoming a Segal Fellow by clicking on the link below.

Check out the 2015 Citizen Leader Summer Internship Page here


The Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program was created to inspire and support new generations of leaders to commit to a lifetime of contributing to the common good and elevate service and citizen leadership as central strategies critical to the health and well-being of our democracy.This innovative program is designed to encourage emerging leaders to engage in a lifetime of citizen service, serve as a platform to promote service and citizen leadership, and commemorate and honor the extraordinary contributions of the late Eli J. Segal. Please read here for more about the program.

Congratulations to our 2015 Segal Fellows

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    City Year Bridge Builder Segal Fellow
    Undergraduate Brandeis Segal Fellow
    Undergraduate Brandeis Segal Fellow
    Undergraduate Brandeis Segal Fellow
    Master's In Public Policy Brandeis Segal Fellow
    Corporation for National and Community Service Fellow
    Undergraduate Brandeis Segal Fellow
    Master's in Public Policy Brandeis Fellow

Other Publications by and about the Program

2014 Segal Program Annual Report

Brandeis NOW Article on 2014 Brandeis Segal Fellows Summer Experiences

Brandeis' The Hoot Article about the selected Segal Program's Fellow

Brandeis' The Justice Article on the Segal Program and 2013 Annual Retreat

Segal Program Spotlighted in BrandeisNOW Article on Brandeis Website

Boston Globe Letter to the Editor with contribution by Founder Phyllis Segal

The White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation highlights the Segal Program

Segal Fellow Rhonda Ulmer was honored at the Points of Light Institute's Celebration of Service

Watch Segal Fellow Stephanie Johnson, talk about her experience at Brandeis

"Segal Fellows learn to do good while doing well" Barbara Howard, from BrandeisNOW

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