Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP)

Category: Blog
Created on Tuesday, September 02 2014
Written by Curtis L. Coy

Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP)For Veterans who have or are in a Master’s degree program and are considering careers in diplomacy and international development, you may be eligible for a great opportunity.

The U.S. Department of State has launched the Veterans Innovation Partnership (VIP), a new public-private alliance platform aimed at serving America’s Veterans and separating Servicemembers by preparing them for diplomacy and development careers, providing education and employment resources and expertise while enhancing America’s global leadership.

They are currently accepting applications for the Fall 2014 class of VIP Fellows. The main focus of VIP is to build and deploy strategic partnerships between the U.S. government and the U.S. private sector to mobilize resources and build networks to promote foreign affairs career opportunities for Veterans.

The VIP fellowship will include the following components:

Eligibility Requirements

VIP fellowships are only open to Veterans who:

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying to be a VIP Fellow, please submit your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Subject to funding and further arrangements, the application deadline is currently September 15, 2014, with participants beginning their fellowship in Fall 2014. Please refer to www.vipfellowship.org and @vipfellowship for further information and updates.