APSA Congressional Fellowship Program

The American Political Science Association's fellowship gives "early- to mid-career journalists an opportunity to learn more about Congress and the legislative process through direct participation." The nine-month program includes a $38,000 stipend and small travel allowance; a comprehensive orientation in November; office assignments as full-time legislative aides in the House of Representatives and/or Senate from December to August; and field trips (including a week in an international capital); and seminars with leading journalists, scholars and government officials. Deadline: December 1.