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The Labor Capital Strategies Fellowship with Georgetown University works to build a diverse pipeline of new capital stewards by interning for pension funds, consultants, asset managers, unions, law firms & securities groups.

A select group of important investment, labor, business and academic leaders, spurred by GU Business School Alum Michael Psaros of KPS Capital Partners and Allan Emkin of Pension Consulting Alliance (PCA), first met in December 2016 at the University for this extraordinary opportunity. The plan was met with enthusiastic support, and the group, by itself, committed to underwrite the first group of fellows for the summer of 2017, providing a pipeline for student prospects. From this meeting, the Labor Capital Strategies Fellowship was formed.

Students are placed in a paid field practicum with responsible investment funds, policy groups, or capital stewardship offices. The program starts with an orientation (with faculty drawn from visionary investment, labor and business, and new urban leadership) at Georgetown. Fellowship alums came from US and international undergraduate, graduate, and law schools representing the Ivy League, HBCU, Seven Sisters schools and more. In addition, the program provides group learning experiences for the fellows as a whole.

Our impressive list of Fellowship hosts and supporters has included:

AFL-CIO HIT * Alan Biller & Associates * American Solar Partners * Center for American Progress * Change to Win Investment Group * Congressman Andy Levin * CORPaTH * GCM Grosvenor * Hamilton Lane * Healthy Markets * KPS Capital Partners * LiUNA * Meketa Investment Group * National Institute on Retirement Security * NEBF Investments * Pensions & Investment Research Consultants Ltd * Segal Marco * SEIU * Stuart Portfolio Consultants LP * Ullico * United Steelworkers

If you are interested in hosting a Fellow, contact Heartland at 412-342-0534 or

Labor Capital Strategies Fellowship

Recruitment for the Summer 2024 Fellowship has ended. If you applied, selections will begin the week of Feb 19.

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Click through the slide show to the right to see in-person orientations, trainings, huddles, and field trips from our Fellows over the years.

Fellowship Videos, Photos, and Recaps
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