Wilks Fellows

Two students cleaning Hanna HouseThe Wilks Institute for Leadership and Service is proud to say that many of their programs and experiences are designed and led by students. Wilks Fellows are often students that have been engaged with Wilks programming in the past, and have a strong connection to leadership and community engagement. 

Our Wilks Fellows support number of initiatives including:

  • Civic engagement and voter registration
  • Community partnership development
  • Volunteer coordination
  • Training and leadership development
  • Interfaith community engagement
  • Program coordination (including retreats and workshops)

Becoming a Wilks Fellow

AGF Fellow giving a thumbs up on voter registration dayAs we continue to grow, we will be looking for students who are passionate about their communities and who believe in ethical leadership. We look for students who are curious, reflective, passionate, and driven. Our Wilks Fellows have often engaged with one or more Wilks programs, and have sought out ways to continue their learning.

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Wilks Fellows are paid positions, made possible in part by the generous support of:

  • Harry T. Wilks
  • Ford Family Initiative
  • Campus Election Engagement Project
  • Andrew Goodman Foundation
  • Joslin Service Fund