Media & Strategy Fellow

The Stanford Law School Center for Internet & Society seeks a full-time Media & Strategy Fellow with experience in journalism or communications to generate compelling content and influence the national conversation and policy debate about network neutrality issues. The individual will work closely with CIS’s Director, Professor Barbara van Schewick, a leading expert on network neutrality. (

Duties include:

• Drafting and placing op-eds and other public-facing, non-academic pieces;
• Researching and writing your own pieces;
• Interfacing with journalists to pitch and place stories;
• Drafting press releases as needed;
• Monitoring emerging narratives and media trends in the network neutrality space;
• Curating social media accounts and managing social media presences; and
• Coordinating with Stanford Law School Communications and Public Relations.


• Excellent writing and editing skills;
• Experience in communications or journalism, 3-5 years preferred, but exceptions will be made for exceptional candidates;
• Policy background in technology, media, and/or a related field is strongly preferred;
• Familiarity with the network neutrality debate preferred;
• Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively; and
• Ability to work in a self-directed and entrepreneurial environment.

The position starts immediately and is initially for one year. The salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes comprehensive Stanford University benefits. The position is based at Stanford, but CIS will consider remote options for exceptional candidates.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The deadline will remain open until the position is filled.

Application Instructions:
1) To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, a CV and three writing samples to
2) Applicants MUST also apply online via the Stanford Careers website at: