Fellows work for a public interest organization in California or D.C. and are matched with a mentor.
City of San José, City Manager's Office
City of San José, Dept. of Clean Energy
City of San José, Dept. of Public Works
City of San José, Mayor's Office
City of San José, Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services
Partnership for Public Service
Ravenswood Family Health Center
Redwood City 2020/John Gardner Center
Fellows from Stanford and UC Berkeley work in a government or nonprofit organization of their choice, matched with a mentor to guide their professional growth and development.
Sam Feineh, ’19 (Political Science)
Service interest: Civil rights law and policy, criminal justice reform, and the intersection of technology (e.g. artificial intelligence) and policy to reform mass incarceration.
Andrea Flores, '18, '19 (B.A., Sociology & Chicanx-Latinx Studies; M.A., Latin American Studies)
Service interest: To create equitable, long-lasting social impacts for low-income Latinas.
Audrey Huynh, ’19 (International Relations, Minor: Human Rights)
Service interest: U.S. immigration and asylum policy; refugee rights; access to legal aid/representation; prevention of gender-based violence and human trafficking; civil rights law; transitional justice.
Fellows work for one year in one of four Natural Resources Defense Council locations.
Rebecca Behrens, ’19, ’21 (Atmosphere/Energy; M.A. - Management Science & Engineering)
Placement: National Resources Defense Council - New York
Title: Eastern Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow
Service interest: Climate and energy policy; pursuing an equitable and just transition to a clean energy economy
Robbie Harding, '19 (M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering – Atmosphere/Energy)
Placement: National Resources Defense Council (Washington, DC)
Title: Federal Climate and Clean Energy Policy Analysis Fellow
Service interest: Federal Climate & Energy Policy Design, Environmental Advocacy and Communication
Aviva Klein Meyers, ’19 (Earth Systems)
Placement: Natural Resources Defense Council (Chicago, IL)
Title: Midwestern Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow
Service interests: Climate resilience and sustainable development in low-income communities; distributed solar and energy efficiency; regional, national, and international climate policy; coalition-building for environmental action
Sergio Sánchez López, ’19 (L.L.M., Environmental Law & Policy)
Placement: National Resources Defense Council (San Francisco, CA)
Title: Western Sustainable Energy and Climate Fellow
Service interest: Natural resources, traditional knowledge, indigenous communities, and land management. Environmental justice and climate change. Public Policy and access to genetic resources and the fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising from their utilization.
Fellows work in a mentored position at a host foundation and learn about the role of philanthropy in society.
Grace Anderson, ’19 (International Relations)
Service interest: Promoting refugee and migrant rights, combining government, non-profits, and private sector approaches to protect human rights, creating lasting policy change in these areas.
Isabela Bumanlag, ’19 (Human Biology)
Service interest: Prevention and treatment of infectious disease, health in conflict settings, economic and social advancement of young adults in underdeveloped regions, prevention of religious-based violence and discrimination, ethical trade initiatives.
Madeline C. Lisaius, ’19 (B.S. and M.S., Earth Systems)
Service interest: To support fringe communities around the globe build healthier human-natural landscapes and to create more equitable land management regimes.
For more information about post-undergraduate fellowship opportunities, please contact Juaquín Sims at the Haas Center.