Category Archives: Fellowships/Internships/Volunteer

Apply for the Pulliam Editorial Fellowship



The Society of Professional Journalists<http://spj.org/index.asp> is looking for the next Eugene C. Pulliam Editorial Fellow<http://spj.org/a-pulliamfellow.asp>. Do you have what it takes to earn this $75,000 fellowship?

The recipient will have the opportunity to travel, take courses or pursue other opportunities to deepen his or her knowledge of a public-interest issue.

Then you write about it — the fellow must produce editorials or other writings within 18 months of receiving the award. Applicants must have at least three years experience as an editorial writer or columnist to be eligible. A grant from the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation<http://spj.org/sdx.asp> supports this educational fellowship.

Apply by June 22 for the opportunity to enrich your career as an editorial writer. Visit SPJ’s website<http://spj.org/a-pulliamfellow.asp> to learn more and submit your application materials.

Contact SPJ’s Awards Coordinator Chad Hosier at awards@spj.org<mailto:awards@spj.org> with any questions. Call SPJ HQ at 317.920.4791.

Seeking Internship

Italian expat in Shanghai, graduated in International Relations – Studies about Asia, is looking for a part time (evenings or weekends) internship in journalism and digital communication. Currently working as sales executive in a French university and as a freelance writer for a Social Sciences Review. Would like more experience in writing and digital communication. Fluent in English, French and Chinese with some knowledge in webdesigning, Adobe Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Premiere and WordPress. If of any interest, please contact by email at : francesca.laurita@yahoo.it

Student Seeking Internship

My name is Caroline Kitchener – I am a junior at Princeton University, currently studying in Shanghai for the semester. I am here until June 10th, and would love to supplement my course load with a part-time internship in the journalism field. I hope to go into journalism after graduation, and will be working at The Atlantic this summer.

Here is a link to a recently published article of mine: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/dec/11/sexual-assault-counselling-us-colleges-not-confidential.

Let me know if you know of any organizations that are looking for interns this semester. My email is cakitche@princeton.edu

2013–2014 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship

Application Deadline: March 1, 2013

The Program: Launched in 1949 with support from the Carnegie Corporation, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship seeks to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. In 1965, the program was renamed in his honor and is supported by the CBS Foundation and Ford Foundation. One CFR resident fellowship is awarded each year to a distinguished foreign correspondent or editor. The Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow spends nine months full time in residence at CFR’s headquarters in New York. The program enables the fellow to engage in sustained analysis and writing, expand his or her intellectual and professional horizons, and extensively participate in CFR’s active program of meetings and events. Eligibility: The program is only open to applicants who have distinguished credentials in the field of journalism and who have covered international news as a working journalist for print, broadcast, or online media widely available in the United States. Applicants are limited to those individuals who are authorized to work in the United States and who will continue to be authorized for the duration of the fellowship. CFR does not sponsor for visas.

Fellowship Award: The program awards a stipend of $65,000 as well as a modest travel grant. The fellow is considered an independent contractor rather than an employee of CFR, and is not eligible for employment benefits, including health insurance.

Application Deadline: Interested candidates who meet the program’s eligibility requirements can Apply Online between January 1 and March 1, 2013. For More Information: Contact fellowships@cfr.org or 212.434.9740.

2013 Jefferson Fellowships for journalists

2013 Jefferson Fellowships, Multiple Locations, 9-30 June 2013

The Jefferson Fellowships offer journalists in the United States and Asia Pacific a three-week dialogue and travel program to deepen their knowledge of regional issues and build international networks. 2013 Program Theme: New Leadership in Asia Pacific: Solving Old Problems, Managing New Realities Dates: June 9-30, 2013 Destinations: Honolulu, Hawaii; Tokyo, Japan; Beijing, China; Yangon, Myanmar

Who Can Apply: Working print, broadcast, and on-line journalists in the United States, Asia and the Pacific Islands. Five years of experience preferred. English fluency required.

12-14 Fellowships will be awarded, 4-5 for American journalists, and 7-9 for journalists from Asia and the Pacific.

Applications close 28 February 2013

See http://www.studentexpert.org/ for more information.