APSA Congressional Fellowships for Journalists

American Political Science Association, Washington, District of Columbia

Date Posted October 22, 2019
Industry Government
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status
Salary $50,000 to $55,000
Website http://apsanet.org/cfp

Description:

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 2020-2021 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, 2019. Learn more and apply online at www.apsanet.org/cfp.

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