Craig Newmark
Scholars

In preparation for the 2020 U.S. presidential election, the Global Cyber Alliance and Craig Newmark Philanthropies have partnered to create the Craig Newmark Trustworthy Internet and Democracy Program. This new initiative provides news outlets, government functionaries, election officials, and community organizations with free toolkits and online forums to help protect them from cyber threats.

A key component of this initiative is the Craig Newmark Scholars Program.

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About the Program

Through the Craig Newmark Scholars Program, GCA hires veterans and journalists for one-year terms in positions where they will help drive GCA’s mission. The initiative offers these individuals an opportunity to begin or enrich a career path in cybersecurity. Scholars explore an interdisciplinary approach and become immersed into the technical, partnership, fundraising, and policy aspects of cybersecurity work.

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Who Should Apply

The Craig Newmark Scholars Program is ideal for early and mid-career professionals looking to explore the world of cybersecurity and make a positive impact on improving security in their professional and personal communities. Applicants include:

Veterans

Veterans recently transitioned from active duty service.

This position has been filled for 2020. Check back for information on openings for 2021. Thank you!

Journalists

Journalists, in their early to mid-career, interested in technology, security, privacy, and policy-related reporting.

This position has been filled for 2020. Check back for information on openings for 2021. Thank you!