Центр Стиглера при Чикагском университете предлагает программу для журналистов - JOURNALISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

Опытные журналисты, хорошо владеющие английским языком, могут подать заявки на участие в этой программе.

Центр Стиглера по изучению экономики и государства при Чикагском университете организует резидентскую программу для журналистов, которая будет проходить в Чикаго с 25 марта по 15 июня 2019 года.

Программа ориентирована на бизнес-журналистов нового поколения. Участники будут посещать занятия, мероприятия, работать в сотрудничестве с коллегами и т. д.

Организаторы оплачивают авиаперелет, обучение, предоставляют рабочее место, возможность публиковать свои работы в блоге ProMarket, а также выплачивают стипендию размером в 12 000 долларов.

Заявки принимаются до 15 октября.

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About the Program

Launched in March 2017, the Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting.

The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at our Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, collaborate with peers, and socialize with the university’s greatest scholars. Participants will choose their own classes at Chicago Booth. Examples of classes include The Firm and the Non-Market Environment with professor Marianne Bertrand and Crony Capitalism with professor Luigi Zingales.

Who can apply?

Working journalists who have some years of media experience and are proficient in English are encouraged to apply.

What will I receive from the program?

  • Reimbursement for economy-class airfare to/from Chicago and SEVIS and visa application fees
  • A stipend* of $12,000 to cover living expenses over the twelve-week program
  • World-class training in business fundamentals at Chicago Booth free of charge
  • Participation in seminars and workshops at Chicago Booth and across the university
  • An opportunity to write for the ProMarket blog
  • Interaction with Booth faculty and students as well as other program participants
  • Designated study space
  • Certificate of participation upon successful completion of program

What are the program expectations?

Program participants are expected to:

  • Audit 3 classes
  • Attend and actively participate in classes and complete all required readings and assignments
  • Participate in Stigler lectures, lunches, and social events as well as other events recommended by the center
  • Sign a letter of agreement with the center to indicate that the program guidelines and expectations are mutually agreed upon

What is the timeline of the program?

Please see below for important dates to consider before applying:

  • August 1, 2018: Applications Open
  • October 15, 2018: Application deadline
  • November 12–30, 2018: Skype interviews for finalists
  • December 21, 2018: Accepted participants notified
  • March 25, 2019: Program begins
  • June 15, 2019: Program ends

How do I apply?

Interested applicants should submit their application materials through our online system by October 15, 2018. 

Applications must include:

  • Resume/CV 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A copy of three published news articles, preferably in English. If the articles are not in English, a translation should be submitted along with the original articles. Television and radio journalists should submit video/audio files along with a transcription in English. 
  • An essay of about 500 words describing your interest in the program and what goals you hope to achieve through the program
  • Non-native English speakers must submit proof of English proficiency (waived if undergraduate or graduate degree was obtained in an English-speaking country). Examples of proof of English proficiency include: 
  1. Certificates or standardized test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT, Cambridge, Duolingo, etc.)
  2. English equivalency diploma or certificate awarded by accredited national education institution
  3. Work experience in an English-speaking office with letter from manager affirming language skills

Full announcement and details here.

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