As Director of the Hertz Fellowship Program, Derek Haseltine is responsible for managing the fellowship application and selection process, partnerships with academic institutions and other fellowship programs as well as driving career enhancement initiatives for in-school fellows.
Derek brings over 15 years of higher education experience to the Hertz Foundation, most recently serving as the founding director of Baylor College of Medicine’s Career Development Center overseeing individual career counseling and programming for graduate, medical and health professions students.
Over the course of his career, Derek has successfully utilized his counseling training and prior recruiting experience to assist science, technology, engineering and math students and fellows successfully transition into meaningful careers. He has served in leadership roles at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, George Washington University and University of Maryland School of Medicine where he founded the Office of Postdoctoral Scholars.
Derek obtained his bachelors in health and human performance from the University of Maryland and Masters in educational psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Outside work, Derek enjoys spending his free time with his wife, three children and rescue dog, Winston, while collecting vinyl records and training for occasional marathons.
University of Texas at Austin
University of Maryland
Feb 2, 2023
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 42 finalists for the 2023 Hertz Fellowship in applied science, mathematics, and engineering.
Aug 26, 2022
The Hertz Foundation announced that it is accepting applications for the 2023 Hertz Fellowship awards. Applications are due October 28, 2022.
Feb 3, 2022
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 45 finalists for the 2022 Hertz Fellowship in applied science, mathematics, and engineering.
Dec 16, 2021
The Hertz Foundation's mentoring program brings mid-career and senior leaders in the sciences together with in-school Hertz Fellows for regular online conversations about careers.
Sep 8, 2021
The Hertz Foundation announced that it is accepting applications for the 2022 Hertz Fellowship awards. Applications are due October 29, 2021.
Feb 4, 2021
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 48 finalists for the 2021 Hertz Fellowship in applied science, mathematics, and engineering.
Jan 27, 2021
After a national search, the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has named Derek Haseltine the new director of the Hertz Fellowship Program.
Aug 17, 2023
On Thursday, August 17, at 6:00 p.m eastern, join our Hertz Fellowship Director Derek Haseltine and Hertz Fellows for an online information session to get answers to your most burning questions.