FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Washington, DC – October 4, 2022
HillVets is proud to announce that Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) has signed on as our newest HillVets Fellowship Ambassador. HillVets Ambassadors are Members of Congress who publicly support the HillVets Fellowship program and consider HillVets Fellows for placement in their office to undertake substantive policy work. These Ambassadors are committed to assisting the military-connected community undertake successful and impactful careers in the public policy realm.
HillVets Fellowship (HVHF) program provides Veterans, service members, Reservists, members of National Guard, and surviving family members who wish to pursue a career in government, policy, and/or advocacy, the opportunity to serve as a Legislative Fellow in a Congressional office. Fellows develop relationships with peers and mentors while gaining substantive exposure to and understanding of all facets of the legislative process. Taking part in such experiences provides individuals with the necessary skills to find full-time employment in a policy-related position. Furthermore, HillVets offers safe, furnished, free housing for any of its Fellows who need it, as well as a small monthly stipend. The HillVets Fellowship program also provides numerous ways to broaden a Fellow’s professional network and a plethora of educational opportunities.
“I am proud to be an Ambassador for HillVets,” remarked Senator Warnock. “One of my top priorities as a Senator representing Georgia’s Veterans is to ensure they have access to the care and benefits they have earned. I believe by bringing more veterans to the halls of Congress, we will know better what the needs of Veterans are and how best to address them.”