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Google Public Policy Fellowship (Fully Funded)

Google Public Policy Fellowship (Fully Funded)

U.S. Google Public Policy Fellowship

The U.S. Google Public Policy Fellowship is offered year round to students passionate about the internet and technology policy. Accepted fellows will spend a semester working at a public interest organization at the forefront of debates on tech policy issues. To learn more about the U.S. Google Public Policy Fellowship, read our FAQ here.

Fellows will be assigned a lead mentor at a host organization and will have the opportunity to work with several senior staff members over the course of the semester contributing to the public dialogue on tech policy issues, and exploring future academic and professional interests. Fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to the work of their organization, including conducting policy research and analysis, drafting reports and white papers, attending government and industry meetings and conferences, and participating in other advocacy activities. Additional information about the organizations can be found here.

Google Policy Summer Institute 2023

The Google Policy Summer Institute (PSI) is a Google policy programme exclusively open to European policy school students from the CIVICA network – an alliance of ten leading European higher education institutions in the social sciences.

It offers a unique in-house and policy consultancy experience where first-generation college students will be invited to spend the first week of the programme at a Google office in Europe – London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Madrid, The Hague and Warsaw, which will be followed by a summer internship, for up to 8 weeks between June and July, with one of our renowned partner consultancies across Europe.

The key objective of the programme is to boost the government affairs and public policy career of first-generation college students, who traditionally do not benefit from a wide range of networking by expanding opportunities and removing barriers for underrepresented talent in the government affairs industry.

This is not a Google internship. Google will fund the Policy Summer Institute and assist students with relocation benefits to those accepted to the program in a country other than the one in which their University is based.

To apply to the Google Policy Summer Institute (PSI), visit CIVICA’s website.

Below is the recruitment and programme timeline that Google aligned with CIVICA taking into account the different school calendars:

  • 1 April – 21 April / Call open for applications
  • 25 April – 27 April / Final candidate selection process
  • 28 April – 3 May / Final shortlist communicated and deadline for student confirmation
  • 12 June – 16 June / Google Experience Week (Hybrid)
  • 19 June -30 August / Summer internship (in-person)
  • September 2022 [tbd] / PSI Final Presentation (Virtual)

2023 Emerging Markets Public Policy Fellowship Pilot Program

The Emerging Markets Public Policy Fellowship is part of a global Google Public Policy Fellowship. This program aims to boost the government affairs and public policy careers of talented students coming from groups historically underrepresented in the tech industry, including first generation students. The program is funded by Google.

In 2023, Google is expanding the program to Emerging Markets through a pilot launch in Egypt, Israel, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. Fellows will spend a week at a Google office in Egypt, Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi or Tel-Aviv, followed by an internship for up to eight weeks with one of Google’s partner consultancies.

Below is the program tentative timeline:

  • May – June / Candidate selection by partner organizations
  • 10 July – 15 July / Google experience week (hybrid)
  • June – September / Summer internship with partner agencies (in-person)
  • September [tbd] / Final presentation & graduation

For more information please Visit: https://www.google.com/policyfellowship/usa/