There are plenty of think tanks in Washington that define the left. And plenty that define the right. If you are an ideologically rebellious, fresh-thinking policy wonk willing to listen and learn, we'd like you to join us.

The Nancy Hale Fellowship Program offers those just completing their graduate school education and those beginning a career in public policy an opportunity to spend one year with Third Way. During their time here they will have a chance to: be in the room when we meet with top Washington policy players; co-author papers and work with our policy teams to produce new ideas, research, and insights; learn a methodology that is intellectually rigorous; and leverage our wide-ranging DC network into future career opportunities.

The Fellows Program is a full-time, 12-month program that comes with a $55,000 annual stipend and two weeks paid vacation, plus healthcare and benefits.

Thank you for your interest in the Nancy Hale Fellowship Program with Third Way. As we respond to the coronavirus pandemic and evaluate guidance from public health officials, we have made the difficult decision to suspend the program for the 2020-2021 term. We will reevaluate the timeline for resuming the program for the 2021-2022 term.

Third Way is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates, supports and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable laws.


Issue Fellowships
    2019-2020 Fellows
      Former Fellows
      • Robert Cotter
        Social Policy & Politics Fellow, 2019-2020
      • Sunny Glottmann
        Economic Program Fellow, 2019-2020
      • Andres Prieto
        Climate and Energy Economist
      • Anisha Hindocha
        National Security Fellow, 2019-2020
      • Akua Amaning
        Social Policy & Politics Fellow, 2018-2019
      • Brandon Gaskew
        National Security Fellow, 2018-2019
      • Ryan Zamarripa
        Economic Program Fellow, 2018-2019
      • Lindsay Steves
        Clean Energy Fellow, 2018-2019
      • Mykael Goodsell-SooTho
        Clean Energy Fellow, 2017-2018
      • Rachel Minogue
        Economic Fellow, 2017-2018
      • Adam Twardowski
        National Security Fellow, 2017-2018
      • Fahad Siddiqui
        Clean Energy Fellow, 2016-2017
      • Rachael Stephens
        Economic Fellow, 2016-2017
      • Gary Ashcroft
        National Security Fellow, 2016-2017
      • Nathan Kasai
        Senior Policy Counsel
      • Matthew Goldberg
        Clean Energy Fellow, 2015-2016
      • Paul Lapointe
        Economic Fellow, 2015-2016
      • David Forscey
        National Security Fellow, 2015-2016
      • Tyler Cole
        Social Policy & Politics Fellow, 2015-2016
      • Samuel Brinton
        Clean Energy Fellow, 2014-2015
      • Kenneth Megan
        Economic Fellow, 2014-2015
      • Chrissy Bishai
        National Security Fellow, 2014-2015
      • Stephenie Johnson
        Social Policy & Politics Fellow, 2014-2015
      • Ingrid Akerlind
        Clean Energy Fellow, 2013 – 2014
      • Kimberly Pucher
        Economic Fellow, 2013 – 2014
      • Faris Alikhan
        National Security Fellow, 2013 – 2014
      • Tamara Hiler
        Director of Education

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