Google Journalism Fellowships- 2013; Last Date: Jan 31

Google has introduced the first ever fellowship program for the students of journalism.

A 10-week program, the Google Journalism Fellowship, will give eight students the opportunity to contribute to a variety of organizations — from those that are steeped in investigative journalism to those working for press freedom around the world and to those that are helping the industry figure out its future in the digital age.

Areas of focus: Data driven journalism, online free expression and rethinking the business of journalism.

When and where: The Fellowship will start on June 3, 2013 with the first week at the Knight Foundation in Florida.

Who can apply?

Students from all majors and degree programs who possess the following qualities are encouraged to apply:

* Demonstrated or stated commitment to journalism — especially in the fields of data driven journalism or freedom of expression online

* An interest in exploring and creating business models to help the industry in the digital age

* Excellent academic record, professional/extracurricular/volunteer activities, subject matter expertise

* First-rate analytical, communications, research, and writing skills

* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently, and to work smartly and resourcefully in a fast-paced environment

Stipend: Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500 USD for 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 (June-August) and a travel budget of $1,000 USD.

Application deadline: January 31, 2013

For more information and to apply, click here.

Source: Mass Comm Buzz IimcAlumniAssociation

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