Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellowship

Date: 2015 Description: Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellowship Banner © Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellowship

The Mission

The Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellowship is a year-long fellowship for young professionals and graduates from accredited higher education institutions to apply skills learned in the classroom to the meaningful work of international public- private partnership creation and management in the Department of State’s Office of Global Partnerships.


  1. Be a U.S. citizen;
  2. Have a graduate degree in business, international relations, public policy, public administration or a related field from a qualifying educational institution with a Grade-Point Average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 in accordance with OPM’s qualification standards for the GS-00130 occupational series;
  3. Be able to successfully obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance;
  4. Be able to pass random drug testing;
  5. Be found suitable for employment (as described in Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 731).


The Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellowship was launched in 2013 in memory of State Department intern Benjamin Gupta. The fellowship aims to provide recent graduates the opportunity to apply academic study to practice, while advancing their professional development.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

To apply for the Benjamin Kane Gupta Fellowship, provide a resume, cover letter, and graduate school transcript to the Office of Global Partnerships: