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Neo4j Connected Data Fellowship 2017 for Data Journalist

Application Deadline:
Neo4j will sponsor a six-month Connected Data Fellowship through the ICIJ, which will run the application and evaluation process. Applications close on June 1. Based in Washington DC, Paris or Madrid, the fellow will work full-time as part of a multidisciplinary team of developers and data reporters to make sense of complex data and find stories inside networks.

While Neo4j is sponsoring the Fellowship, the ICIJ alone will have complete editorial independence and control over the fellow’s work and the topics covered. The background of candidates could range from recent graduates of journalism or computer engineering programs to experienced data journalists or programmers.

The successful applicant will have some experience working with graph database and know how to connect the dots to produce data-driven investigations. ICIJ will favor candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Are you a professional data journalist or aspiring data journalist who recently completed a graduate program? Click below to apply to be part of the Neo4j Connected Data Fellowship!

The background of candidates could range from recent graduates of journalism or computer engineering programs to experienced data journalists or programmers. The successful applicant will have some experience working with graph databases and know how to connect the dots to produce data-driven investigations. Knowledge of web scraping, and data cleaning and analysis are preferred.

ICIJ is committed to hiring employees from diverse backgrounds. People of color, women, LGBTQ, and differently-abled people are strongly encouraged to apply. To work out of ICIJ’s Washington, D.C., office, candidates must be U.S. citizens or already have a valid work visa to work in the United States. Candidates who are able to work in Europe will also be considered if they’re willing to work from Paris or Madrid. The fellow is expected to start in early July 2017 or sooner. Salary will be based on experience.

Are you interested in applying? Please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you think you’re the right candidate for this fellowship to Mar Cabra, editor of the ICIJ Data & Research Unit: mcabra@icij.org. Feel free to email too if you have any questions. Applications close on June 1 at 23:59 PDT.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Official Webpage of the Neo4j Connected Data Fellowship 2017

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