The NBC/ John Carroll University “Meet the Press” Fellowship provides a monthly stipend to cover living expenses in Washington, DC, supported through a fund created by Tim Russert’s John Carroll University friends, classmates, and admirers.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Graduating Senior with a Bachelor of Arts either in Communication (with a concentration in Journalism) or in Political Science
  • Minimum GPA in major of 3.5
  • Minimum age of 18 at the time of application
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Willing to submit to a background investigation and be administered a drug test
  • Willing to work overtime, nights, holidays, and weekends – often with short notice
  • Willing to sign a nine-month employment contract

Interested applicants are instructed to direct all inquiries regarding fellowship details and deadlines to either of the following:

Tim Russert Department of Communication and Theatre Arts
216.397.4378
http://sites.jcu.edu/russert/

Or
Department of Political Science
216.397. 4748
http://www.jcu.edu/politicalscience/