Internet Society Early Career Fellowship 2024 – Call for Applications

Applications are open for the Internet Society Early Career Fellowship 2024! This unique fellowship program grants access to distinguished experts, such as Professor Dr. Laura DeNardis from American University and eminent scholars affiliated with the Oxford Internet Institute.

Internet Society Early Career Fellowship 2024
Internet Society Early Career Fellowship 2024

The fellowship equips participants with project management, advocacy, and diplomacy skills, laying the groundwork for them to become future Internet champions.

Annually, a cohort of 15 fellows is selected for the 5-month program, offering a comprehensive experience through seminars, events, courses, discussions, and hands-on project work.

Fellows will benefit from networking, mentoring, and collaboration opportunities, culminating in a final project presentation at a closing symposium.


Here are some key benefits:

  • Fellows will have access to Internet luminaries and leading organizations for direct support in professional growth.
  • As a fellow, you’ll learn leadership, communications, advocacy and project management skills, which will empower you to bring your ideas to life.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Early career professionals in the Internet ecosystem (technical, policy, economic, or social roles) with less than ten years of experience.
  • Hold an undergraduate/vocational degree or possess at least three years of work experience in an Internet-related field.
  • Propose an innovative and impactful project for Internet growth/strengthening.
  • Reliable broadband Internet connection and necessary devices.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English.

Application Requirements

To apply, you must:

  • Commit a minimum of six hours per week for coursework, seminars, individual project work, and other program activities.
  • Complete the mandatory 5-month program.
  • Attend all required seminars or sessions, managing time zone differences.

Application Process

Interested candidates should complete the Online Application Form. Submissions undergo confidential review by the selection committee, which aims for professional, geographical, and gender diversity.

Application deadline: Applications close on February 7, 2024

How Do You Apply?

If you want to apply, click here. For more information, click here.



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