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North Carolina Democratic Party

Eva Clayton Fellowship Program

The North Carolina Democratic Party is proud to officially launch the Eva Clayton Fellowship. Eva Clayton, as the first African-American woman to represent North Carolina in Congress, broke barriers and inspired future Democrats. Learn more about Eva here.
The NCDP is continuing her work by training the next generation of Democratic leaders.


The North Carolina Democratic Party will begin accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Eva Clayton Fellowship Program in August. The Fellowship program will offer positions in Research, Communications, Political, Digital, Finance, and Field.

Eva Clayton Fellows will be trained by recognized leaders in the North Carolina Democratic Party and will have several opportunities to meet elected officials across the state. Those interested will be encouraged to submit an application, resume, and cover letter and will be considered after an interview and selection process. Opportunities will be available in the following fields:

  • Party Affairs/Political
  • Finance
  • Digital
  • Data
  • Field

This position provides a stipend following the full completion of the program. If the fellow’s University allows, college credit will be provided.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: August 24th 2018

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“As a fellow, one of my main assignments has been to help organize precincts and organize roundtables in key leadership in eastern NC counties with the expectation of being able to carry them over into the Democrats corner when elections come around. This fellowship has allowed me the opportunity to be flexible with exploring my talents so that I can contribute to the goals of the NC Democratic Party.”

– Devonte Wilson, 2018 Fellow

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