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 2018-2019 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. 4, 2017. Learn more and apply online at www.apsanet.org/cfp.