UF graduate chosen as New York City Urban Fellow
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida graduating senior Jerry Bruno has been named a 2012-2013 New York City Urban Fellow.
The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship that combines work in mayoral offices and city agencies with an intensive seminar series that explores current urban issues affecting public policy. Twenty-five students are selected a year from a national pool of qualified and diverse applicants.
Bruno is a public relations major with a minor in public leadership, and has completed internships in Washington, D.C., with Presidential Classroom and in the Florida Senate with state Sen. Christopher L. Smith. Bruno has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Gates Millennium Scholarship, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
This summer, Bruno will be in Washington, D.C., for 10 weeks interning with Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm. The nine-month fellowship in New York City begins in September and includes a $30,000 stipend as well as health insurance coverage.
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