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Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program

Launched in March 2017, the Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program provides a 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, Crony Capitalism with professor Luigi Zingales, and Understanding Central Banks with professor Anil Kashyap.




SALARY: $12,000 stipend for the duration of the program
TYPE: Internship



Deadline: October 23, 2017
Interested applicants should submit their application materials through our online system by October 23, 2017. Applications will open on August 1, 2017.

Applications must include:

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
A 300-500 word proposal for a project you are interested in completing during 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)