Opportunities

Researchers with expertise in digital media and an interest in child development may apply for a yearlong fellowship at the Sesame Workshop in New York. The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is accepting applications for researchers interested in digital media and learning for its residency program in New York. Fellows receive a stipend of US$50,000. The program seeks early-career investigators, including recent master’s and doctoral graduates and current doctoral students, with research interests in the fields of communication, education, learning sciences, psychology, computer science, design and public policy. Applicants from ethnic minorities or underrepresented populations are also encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is April 4. See more at: http://www.joanganzcooneycenter.org/initiative/cooney-center-fellows-program/

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. The organization recently advertised research positions for both journalism and religion.  See more at: http://www.pewresearch.org/about/careers/

Journalism Exchange Program gives journalism students and young journalists with up to 5-years of experience a chance to improve their journalistic skills and acquire new professional experience by working in the best newsrooms around Ukraine.  The program was first launched in August 2014. More than 50 young journalists have already completed their internships in various regions of Ukraine. And 12 of our colleagues are working in over a dozen newsrooms around the country right now.  See more at: http://jep.com.ua/programa-en.html

The HBOAccess Writing Fellowship is open to diverse and female writers 21 and older who must be able to work in the US. The program will give emerging writers from diverse backgrounds an opportunity to attend a week of master classes held at the HBO campus in Santa Monica, California focusing on character and story development, pitching ideas and projects, securing an agent, and networking.

All submissions must be made through the online portal, Without A Box, and will require a resume, a writing sample, a completed release form and a personal essay in 500 words or less explaining how his/her background has influenced his/her storytelling. For more information on eligibility, visithttps://www.withoutabox.com/03film/03t_fin/03t_fin_fest_01over.php?festival_id=13830.

School of Data is inviting journalists, civil society advocates and anyone interested in pushing data literacy forward to apply for its 2016 Fellowship Programme, which will run from April to December 2016. Up to 10 positions are open, with an application deadline set on March 10, 2016. – See more at: http://schoolofdata.org/2016/02/10/apply-now-for-school-of-datas-2016-fellowship/#sthash.wX3tfBCr.dpuf

 

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