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Chicago’s Booth School seeks business journalists for 10-week program

December 14, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Booth SchoolThe Stigler Center at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business is launching a Journalists in Residence Program from March 27–June 2, 2017.

This program provides a transformative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting.

The program will take place over approximately 10 weeks at our Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, collaborate with peers, and socialize with the university’s greatest scholars. Participants will choose their own classes at Chicago Booth. Examples of classes include The Firm and the Non-Market Environment with professor Marianne Bertrand, Crony Capitalism with professor Luigi Zingales, and Understanding Central Banks with professor Anil Kashyap.

The program is open to working journalists who have multiple years of media experience and are proficient in English.

Participants will receive:

  • Reimbursement for economy-class airfare to/from Chicago and visa application fee
  • A stipend of $9,000 to cover living expenses over the ten-week program
  • World-class training in business fundamentals at Chicago Booth free of charge
  • Participation in seminars and workshops at Chicago Booth and across the university
  • An opportunity to write for the ProMarket blog
  • Interaction with Booth faculty and students as well as other program participants
  • Designated study space
  • Certificate of participation upon successful completion of program

Application deadline: Dec. 30, 2016

For more information about the program and to apply, visit our website.

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