Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts


  • Summer Funding Coordinator
  • Application Assistant


  • MPP, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
  • MS, School of Natural Resources & Environment, University of Michigan
  • BA, political science, Haverford College


Bernie Fischlowitz-Roberts is the summer funding coordinator in the Career Development Center. He manages the competitive process by which students apply for funding to cover expenses associated with unpaid or low-paid summer internships or other career-related summer experiences.

During the fall semester, he also serves as application assistant in the Office of Fellowships and Awards. He provides assistance to students applying for a range of postgraduate fellowships, working primarily with applicants to the Fulbright program.

Before coming to Oberlin, he ran a small consulting business, specializing in research, writing, analysis, and advocacy on environmental policy issues. Before starting his consulting business, Fischlowitz-Roberts worked for a series of environmental nonprofit organizations.

He enjoys reading, watching documentary films, and vegan cooking.