Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University Fellowship

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University Fellowship

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2017-2018 academic year through their annual open call. The program provides an opportunity for some of the world’s most innovative thinkers and changemakers to come together to hone and share ideas, find camaraderie, and spawn new initiatives. This opportunity is for those who wish to spend 2017-2018 in residence in Cambridge, MA who seek to engage in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary, and cross-sectoral exploration of some of the Internet’s most important and compelling issues.

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the development of the digitally networked environment.

 Eligibility:

  • The applications are welcomed from people who feel that a year in our community as a fellow would accelerate their efforts and contribute to their ongoing personal and professional development.
  • Fellows come from across the disciplinary spectrum and different life paths. Some fellows are academics, whether students, post-docs, or professors. Others come from outside academia and are technologists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, policymakers, activists, journalists, educators, or other types of practitioners from various sectors.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can login themselves through the given link: https://cyber.harvard.edu/apply/login

Or

You can register by the given link: https://cyber.harvard.edu/apply/jobs/21?apptracker_id=3

Supporting Documents:

  • A current resume or C.V.
  • A personal statement that responds to the following two questions.  Each response should be between 250-500 words.

What is the research you propose to conduct during a fellowship year?

  1. Describe the problems are you trying to solve;
  2. Outline the methods which might inform your research; and
  3. Tell us about the public interest and/or the communities you aim to serve through your work.

Why is the Berkman Klein Center the right place for you to do this work?  Please share thoughts on:

  1. A copy of a recent publication or an example of relevant work.  For a written document, for instance, it should be on the order of a paper or chapter – not an entire book or dissertation – and should be in English.
  2. Two letters of recommendation sent directly from the reference.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • Stipends and stipend amounts will be negotiated with selected fellows on a case-by-case basis in the context of their review of the 2017-2018 fellows cohort.
  • The funding awarded is expected to supplement any other independent funding secured by fellows to help make living in the Cambridge area and actively participating in their community possible.

Application Deadline:

Applications will be accepted until Monday, January 16, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Link for More Information:

https://cyber.harvard.edu/getinvolved/fellowships/opencall20172018

 

 

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