ITS Fellowship - Call OpenNews | 26-01-2019 13:21
We announce that the ITS Fellowship is open for applications. Please visit the website for more information and to submit your application.
The Institute for Technology and Society invites researchers, students and professionals working with technology policy to apply to ITS Global Policy Fellowship Program and spend four weeks* in Brazil at ITS. Last year, we welcomed six fellows, who gave valuable contributions to the success of the Fellowship Program. Our Global Fellows will have the opportunity to work with the team who created and developed Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights (Marco Civil da Internet), a bill that guarantees and promotes the protection of fundamental rights, including privacy, net neutrality and freedom of expression, which was approved as law in Brazil in April 2014. Furthermore, they will be able to choose one of our four main areas of work to develop their research in, namely: Law and Technology + Education + Democracy and Technology and Rethinking Innovation.
The ITS Fellowship Program will offer the opportunity for those interested in internet and technology policy to deepen their knowledge about the Brazilian technology context. We have prepared an intensive 4-week* program for our fellows, which includes meeting ITS partners in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in order to have the opportunity to visit some of the largest national and international technology companies operating in Brazil as well as governmental entities and exchange ideas, projects and research with those institutions.
- Application deadline: March 10th, 2019;
- Announcement of fellows by e-mail: April 08th, 2019;
- Fellowship Program: starts June 24th, and finishes in July 19th, 2019;
- Fellows are expected to stay in Rio from June 24th to July 19th. Fellows can coordinate with ITS the possibility of staying for a longer term before or after this period if they wish. Visa and related costs for additional stay should be arranged by the fellows.