Apply to the 2013 Google Policy Fellowship program

Deadline: March 15, 2013

Google is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Google Policy Fellowship in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.

About the Program

The Google Policy Fellowship program was inspired by Google’s Summer of Code with a public policy twist. The Google Policy Fellowship program offers students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer working on these issues at public interest organizations in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America. Students will work for 10 weeks over the summer of 2013.

Fellowship Requirements

  • Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, open government, and more.
  • Fellows will be assigned a lead mentor at their host organizations, but will have the opportunity to work with several senior staff members over the course of the summer. Fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to the work of their organization, including conducting policy research and analysis; drafting reports and analyses; attending government and industry meetings and conferences; and participating in other advocacy activities.


Google is looking for

  • students who are passionate about technology, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy.
  • You must be 18 years of age or older by January 1, 2013 to be eligible to participate in Google Policy Fellowship program in 2013.

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

  • Demonstrated or stated commitment to Internet and technology policy
  • 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


Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 (June-August).

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