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The Google News Lab Fellowship offers students interested in journalism and technology the opportunity to spend the summer working at relevant organizations across the US to gain valuable experience. While the work of each host organization is unique, Fellows have opportunities to research and write stories, contribute to open source data programs, and create timely data to accurately frame public debates about issues in the US and the world.

Fellows receive a stipend of $8,500 USD and a travel budget of $1,000 during the 10-week program, which runs from June-August. Payments are contingent upon satisfactory evaluations by the host organization and completion of all required enrollment and other forms.

Award / Eligibility Details:

In order to be considered for the program, applicants must be 18 years of age by January 1 of the year of the fellowship and a student. Google defines a student as someone enrolled in or accepted into an accredited institution including (but not necessarily limited to) colleges and universities in undergraduate, masters, and PhD programs. Google accepts both full-time and part-time students, but they must be based in the United States and enrolled in an accredited university as of January 1 of the year of the fellowship. Students from all majors and degree programs are welcome to apply.

Applicants must also be eligible to work in the US (e.g. US citizens, US permanent residents, and individuals with a current US student visa). Google cannot provide guidance or assistance on obtaining the necessary documentation to meet this criteria.

Deadline: Mid-January each year

Academic Level: All, Graduate, Post-Graduate, Post-Undergraduate, Undergraduate

Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development

Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Location: United States

Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National

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