Governor's Innovation Fellowship

Fostering the next generation of great leaders in Connecticut

The Governor's Innovation Fellowship is an initiative created to offer ambitious, high-achieving recent graduates the opportunity to work at top, innovative companies in Stamford, developing their career while working together as a community of fellows, growing together professionally and personally to create a cohort of talent, camaraderie, and growth in our state.

By being selected as a fellowship candidate, and after starting a job at a Stamford Company, those who are subsequently named Fellows, will receive a $5,000 signing bonus from StamfordNext. Connecticut companies participating as Fellowship Partners will have access to some of the highest caliber students in the country – graduates who have demonstrated professional and academic excellence in Business, Economics, STEM and STEM-adjacent specialties.


For 2020, StamfordNext is thrilled to pilot the Governor’s Innovation Fellowship and has enrolled 18 Fellows for the 2020 Cohort. After starting their jobs in August of 2020 the Fellows are currently engaged in monthly professional and personal development opportunities


The city is a major commercial and economic hub with a young, highly educated workforce, home to some the nation’s largest corporations and a vital entrepreneurial community. Our goal is to show Connecticut Graduates and Stamford Companies the value in 


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**Information on Future Cohorts is Forthcoming**

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