Our Congressional Fellows Training
is designed to supplement and complement the Congressional Fellowship
programs of federal agencies, the military, and other organizations. This
training supports the education goals of Congressional Fellows sponsors who want
their Fellows to
understand and participate in various aspects of the legislative process.
Our Congressional Fellows Training
is designed for cohorts of 15 to 25 Fellows who complete the training
Requirements Fellows enrolled in the program complete
six (6) required courses equaling 10 days of courses. Though course sequencing is not required, we recommend introductory course completion prior to advanced course participation,
in the order listed below.
Upon completion of the Congressional Fellows Training
program, we award a framed Certificate of Completion and issue a press release to the media
for each Fellow.
The program fee of $87,500 covers one conhort of up to 25 Fellows ($3500
per Fellow for 25). The
complete Congressional Fellows Training
program must be completed by all Fellows in the cohort within a 12 month period. (Each
transfer to a different cohort requires an administrative fee. No substitutions.)
The program fee includes classroom space in Washington, DC, all course
materials, breaks, and luncheon presentations for one cohort in a
Our Congressional Fellows Training includes
six (6) courses, totaling 10 course-days.
Courses (10 course-days)
Writing for Government and Business: Critical Thinking and Writing (1 day)
Operations Briefing - Capitol Hill Workshop (3 days)
Advanced Legislative Procedure (3 days)
Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations (1 day)
Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony (1 day)
Drafting Federal Legislation and Amendments (1 day)
presentations on Capitol Hill (7), including introductory session
All six (6) courses and luncheon
presentations are taken as a group within the cohort's 12-month period. We
will arrange with the point of contact all dates for the cohort.
$87,500 - for up to 25 Fellows
If you have questions, please contact our Vice President of Training: 703-739-3790 ext. 115, or complete our online form.
Congressional and Legislative Fellows complement and enhance their fellowship with our
Certificate in Congressional Operations,
and the courses in our Congressional Fellows Training can be used to satisfy
some of the Certificate requirements.
"TheCapitol.Net's Certificate program in Congressional Operations was a first class learning experience that provided direct access to a wide range of highly regarded lecturers and speakers." --Andrew Radcliffe, completed Certificate in Congressional Operations"The program provided significant insights and guidance about how Congress works and how to work with Congress." --Mike Casey, completed Certificate in Congressional Operations "This coursework has improved my job performance immensely by connecting textbook knowledge of congressional operations with real-world experience." --Ashley Austin, completed Certificate in Congressional Operations "TheCapitol.Net certificate program has been invaluable to my job as a legislative liaison. Each class improved my understanding of the legislative process and had a direct impact on my ability to advise the NNSA leadership on Congressional matters. The program provided me a real behind-the-scenes look at how decisions are made on Capitol Hill and how I can effectively shape those decisions to further the NNSA's mission." --Major D'Anne Spence, USAF, completed Certificate in Congressional Operations
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