Deadline: March 20, 2018
Applications are now open for the 2018 North America Google Policy Fellowship. 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.
This is a paid fellowship that will connect students interested in emerging technology policy issues with leading nonprofits, think tanks and advocacy groups in Washington, DC, and California. This year’s program will run from June 5–August 11, with regular programming throughout the summer.
This year’s fellows will be given the opportunity to work at a diverse group of organizations at the forefront of addressing some of today’s most challenging tech policy questions. Whether working on issues at the intersection of accessibility and technology or researching the future of work at a preeminent think tank, students will gain valuable hands on experience tackling critical tech policy issues throughout the summer.
Fellows will be assigned a lead mentor at their host organizations and 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 white papers, attending government and industry meetings and conferences, and participating in other advocacy activities.
Fellows will receive a stipend of USD 7,500 in 2018.
They are looking for students who are passionate about technology, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy. 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
For more information, visit Google North America Fellowship.