Apply: 1st Step in Fellows Application Process

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please review all steps before you begin applying. If you do not complete both steps by the deadline, your application is incomplete. 

1. Complete application below – application requires one professional letter of recommendation.

2. After completing the application below, you can apply to individual internship opportunities on the Internships page. Each internship is different and requires individual application materials, which are included in the internship description. Please apply for internships you qualify for, based on information given in the description.


The Opportunity Greensboro Fellows Program offers high-quality, paid internship opportunities from a pool of diverse, local corporations and organizations. The competitive program will work to match you, the brightest emerging students, in parallel fields to meet local industry internship needs.


Students: Fellows Program staff is in the process of recruiting high-quality, paid internship opportunities from local corporations and organizations. As internships are confirmed for summer 2018, the internships page will be updated. Once the application is available, you will be able to complete it below.

If you have questions, please email



Monday, February 26, 2018 (noon): Application Deadline

Tuesday, March 13 & Wednesday, March 14, 2018: Candidates Selected to Interview Receive Email to Sign up for Interview Day(s)

Wednesday, April 4 & Thursday, April 5, 2018: Interview Days; Location: Greensboro Public Library, Central Branch

Who Can Participate in the Fellows Program?


  • Students who want to spend the summer gaining industry experience, exploring our city of Greensboro, and participating in professional development opportunities
  • Local college students attending one of the Greensboro Colleges (Bennett College, Elon University, Elon Law School, Greensboro College, Guilford College, GTCC, NC A&T, or UNCG)
  • Current college students who went to high school in Guilford County (and attend college outside of Greensboro)
  • Students who have housing in Greensboro (or nearby)
  • Students who have transportation or access to public transportation

Monday, March 7, 2016

Internship Descriptions Available – search your college/university student job website, or directly review all opportunities here.

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Applications due by 5:00pm

Friday, April 8, 2016

Internship Interview Day. Located at the co//ab in Greenboro. Transportation is not provided, so please make sure you can attend this all-day event.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Fellows Program Offers Given to Students

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Offer Decision Deadline by 4 pm

Monday and Tuesday, June 6 & 7, 2016

Center for Creative Leadership Training

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Internships Begin (tentative – start date determined by internship site)

Thursday, June 15, 2016

Fellows welcome reception at VF Corporation. (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Internships Conclude (tentative – end date determined by internship site)