EDGE Fellowship Program

EDGE Fellowship Program

The EDGE Fellowship Program provides a limited number of paid work opportunities for eligible undergraduate CUNY EDGE students. The primary goal of the Fellowship program is to support CUNY EDGE students with meeting HRA compliance requirements while gaining valuable work experience, professional development, and engagement in other meaningful campus opportunities. 

Human Resource Administration (HRA) determines eligibility and the number of hours each student is assigned.


Eligibility:

  • You must be a matriculated Undergraduate CUNY EDGE Student
  • You must have an Active HRA Benefits case

 


 

How to participate in EDGE Fellowship Program:

STEP 1:

 Submit your E-Signature, FERPA, and Intake forms to cunyedge@jjay.cuny.edu

STEP 2:

 Get your HRA-154 School Letter form completed by the CUNY EDGE Office for submission to HRA TAG (Training Assessment Group)

STEP 3:

 TAG determines your eligibility partly based on:

  • the number of hours reflected on your FIA School Letter; and
  • your individual case type

 
TAG will assign the total number of weekly hours you may work.

STEP 4:
  • TAG refers all eligible students to attend the CUNY EDGE mandatory introductory orientation and three professional development seminars
  • Attend a Payroll Orientation
  • Start HRA Fellowship placement site process

 


How to Secure a Placement Site For Fellowship Hours:

STEP 1

Students complete a short application form providing:

  • Contact information, skill set, interests, major
  • Hours of availability
  • Resume submission
     
STEP 2:

Program Coordinator then matches student accordingly to possible on-campus departments/worksites and student is scheuled for an interview. 

STEP 3:

Once hired, student will begin working hours assigned by HRA. 

STEP 4:

Student meets with the Program Coordinator monthly to continue their professional, personal, and academic development.


Some of our sites include but are not limited to:

  • Center for Career and Professional Development
  • Urban Male Initiative
  • Jay Express
  • Office of Student Affairs
  • Center for Student Involvement and Leadership
  • Admissions
  • Community Outreach
  • Student Council
  • Public Administration Department