APSA Congressional Fellowships for Journalists

American Political Science Association, Washington, District of Columbia

Date PostedOctober 12, 2018
IndustryGovernment
SpecialtyPolitics
Job StatusFull-time
Salary$50,000 to $55,000
Websitehttps://www.apsanet.org/cfp
Description:

APSA Congressional  Fellowships for Journalists

Stipend: $52,500 plus travel allowance.

Gain first-hand knowledge of Congress and policymaking by spending a year on Capitol Hill! The American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship Program is now accepting applications from journalists for the 2019-2020 fellowship year. Fellows gain hands-on experience in Congress and the policymaking process by serving on congressional staffs, following an intensive one-month orientation. Fellows also participate in enrichment programs throughout the fellowship year. The fellowship stipend is $52,500 plus a travel allowance.

Open to print and broadcast journalists (including online journalists) with a bachelor’s degree and two to ten years of professional experience in writing, reporting, editing, producing, or directing. Preference is given to candidates with a background in political reporting but without extensive Washington experience.

Applications are due Dec. 3, 2018. Learn more and apply online at www.apsanet.org/cfp.

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