The Global Network Initiative seeks applications for the 2015 Google Policy Fellowship program. The Google Policy Fellowship program offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues, and exploring future academic and professional interests.

The Fellow will receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2015. Exact dates of the fellowship will be worked out by the Fellow and GNI.

The Google Policy Fellow will work closely with the Executive Director and Policy & Communications Director at GNI, as well as with GNI’s network of participant organizations on issues related to freedom of expression and privacy in the ICT sector. Areas of focus will be determined based upon the Fellow’s background and interests, but could include contributing to research and policy advocacy relating to communications surveillance and its impact on free expression and privacy rights. The Fellow will conduct factual and policy research on issues related to freedom of expression, privacy, and business and human rights, draft analysis to be incorporated into policy papers, reports, consultation responses, and other written pieces on business and human rights in the ICT sector, and assist the work of the GNI Board committee responsible for policy and learning.

Further information about the program is available at the Google Public Policy Fellowship website. Applications are due by March 12, 2015.