What is it?

Each year, the Centennial Center offers summer roles within the center that allow students to gain leadership experience. The Cohen Fellow is sponsored by Dr. Stephen Cohen '67 in honor of his passion for leadership and commitment to student growth.

How does it work?

The Cohen Fellow will be expected to complete approximately 30 hours of work per week at the Centennial Center. Roles can vary from designing social media content, project management in preparation for the coming academic year or research in coordination with the Centennial Center staff. Fellows will receive a stipend to be used towards summer living expenses. Housing will be provided through the HWS Summer Housing program.

Who is eligible?

The Cohen Fellowship is open to all HWS students, however, funding is limited and the application process will be highly competitive. Successful candidates will:

  • Be available summer of 2023
  • Be an energetic, passionate individual who can contribute to a collaborative working environment.
  • Be in good academic and social standing at the Colleges.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Be well organized and have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Have the ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail is imperative, as well as creativity, resourcefulness, and the capactiy to take initiative.

How do students apply?

The Centennial Center begins accepting applications for the Cohen Fellowship after Spring Break. E-mail leadership@hws.edu for more information.