How to Apply

NHMC is looking to hire one student for its Policy Fellowship Program for the spring 2018 semester. Application deadline is Novemeber 1st. Depending on availability, fellows will have a chance to visit and network with execs at Univision.


Michael Scurato (fall 2010 & spring 2011 fellow, former NHMC VP of Policy and currently at the FCC) and Congressman Jose E. Serrano

How can students apply?
Email your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to For spring 2018 consideration, the deadline is November 1, 2017. Include “Spring 2018 Policy Fellowship” in the email subject line.

Do you only accept current law students?
Law students are preferred but it’s not a requirement. You must be a current college student to apply.

During the spring and fall semesters, do students need to be located in Los Angeles or Washington, D.C?

No, students can still take part in the program remotely from their schools if they are not located in Los Angeles or Washington, D.C. Depending on location, students will receive a round-trip Southwest e-pass to visit and network with execs at Univision depending on availability. Hotel and ground transportation may be provided.

Are there fellowship opportunities in the summer?
NHMC also participates in the Google Policy Fellowship Program during the summer. The application for Summer 2017 program is now open and can be found here. Deadline is March 24th. Please see their frequently asked questions and program information at A stipend of $7,500 USD will be provided to each fellow for the summer, but the fellowship is housed in NHMC’s Washington, D.C. office.

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Andrew Lomeli (spring 2013 fellow and currently NHMC’s Policy Associate)

What do past fellows say about the program and how it has helped them?
J.J Mulligan (UC Davis School of Law graduate), spring 2015 fellow: “I had an incredible experience as a fellow at NHMC. I learned legal skills and knowledge that you can’t learn in law school and I made wonderful connections to brilliant people who advocate for Latinos in a truly inspiring fashion. I would do this fellowship over and over again.”

Jonathan Diaz (Harvard Law School graduate) , summer 2014 fellow: “Working as a policy fellow at NHMC was an incredible experience that allowed me to develop my writing and critical thinking skills, build my personal and professional network, and make an impact on the lives of real people. My time with NHMC was extremely rewarding and the experiences I had as a policy fellow have been incredibly valuable to my academic and professional development.”

Andrew Lomeli (UC Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy graduate), spring 2013 fellow and currently NHMC’s Policy Associate: “I had an extremely rewarding experience working with NHMC — not only building valuable experience and skills, but also in gaining trusted mentors as I begin to navigate my career in public policy.”

Brenda Villanueva

Brenda Villanueva (spring 2013 fellow and currently at the FCC)

Brenda Villanueva (University of Maryland School of Law), summer 2012 fellow and currently at the FCC: “My NHMC fellowship provided me an insightful hands-on experience of various telecommunications and media regulatory work facets, and a general understanding of the advocacy for, and preparation required to collaborate with others towards meaningful, substantive, and effective policy developments.”

Is the program open to all ages?
No, you must be at least 18 years of age to participate in the program.

Can citizens of other countries apply to the program?
Yes, but if you are accepted into the program you must be a current student residing in a college in the U.S., and have valid U.S. employment eligibility to participate. NHMC cannot sponsor visas.

For additional information, contact Brenda Rivas at

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