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The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) is a Washington, DC based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices. The forum is led by Internet privacy experts and includes an advisory board comprised of leading figures from industry, academia, law and advocacy groups.

OPEN POSITION(S)

Title: Legal and Policy Fellow

FPF is seeking talented graduates for a one year fellowship position working at the intersection of privacy and technology. Fellows are involved with leading edge work at the center of the privacy debates and will work on issues such as digital advertising, location services, social media, big data, connected cars, internet of things and other emerging technologies. The Fellow’s work will include drafting reports and briefs on emerging issues related to privacy and technology. The Fellow will have the unique opportunity to interact with leading senior figures in government, corporations, academia, advocacy groups and law firms.

The ideal candidate will excel in writing, editing, and have excellent verbal communication skills. Talent for taking initiative and working independently when needed. Internet-savvy and familiarity with scholarly writing are a plus.

Minimum Requirements:

-          JD, MBA, Masters

-          Excellent research and writing capabilities

-          Strong interest/background in information technology or new media

Start Date: September 2014

Stipend/Salary

Candidates wishing to submit for this position should submit a cover letter and resume to info@futureofprivacy.org.

 Google Policy Fellow

FPF has been selected as a participating organization for the 2014 Google Policy Fellowship.  This 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 cutting edge data privacy issues.  More information about FPF and our areas of focus for selected fellows can be found here.

Fellows will be assigned a lead mentor at FPF and will have the opportunity to work with staff members over the course of the summer. Fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to the work of their organization, including conducting policy research and analysis; drafting reports and analyses; attending government and industry meetings and conferences; and participating in other advocacy activities. Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2014. 

Applications are due April 14, 2014. For more information and to apply, visit this link.

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