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APSA Congressional Fellowships for Journalists

Post Date:Sep 20, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:Fall 2018Salary:$52,500 plus travel allowance
Location: United States - District of Columbia - Washington Job Reference:
Job 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 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

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Contact Information
American Political Science Association
Laura Leddy
1527 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036
United States
Ph: (202) 349-9293
Fax: (202) 483-2657

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