Through its training programs, the IWMF offers a variety of opportunities for women in the news media. On this site, we also share opportunities offered by partner organizations. If you would like to suggest an opportunity to be shared on our website, please let us know via our contact form.


IWMF Opportunities

  • Call for ApplicationsWe are now accepting applications for the 2014/2015 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, a seven month-long program that will take one female journalist to Boston and New York to study at MIT’s Center for International Studies and work for U.S. media outlets. Women journalists worldwide whose work focuses on human rights and who have a minimum of three years of experience in print, broadcast, and online journalism are eligible to apply.

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  • IWMF Internship Program The IWMF offers full-time, unpaid internships for undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in gaining first-hand insight into the work of the IWMF and access to a vast international network of women journalists and key players in U.S. and international media. Please note that the IWMF can only accept internship applications from candidates who are legally permitted to live and work in the United States.

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Other Opportunities

  • The Molly National Journalism Prize of 2014 The 2014 annual MOLLY Prize will be awarded for an article or series of up to four related articles or columns telling the stories that need telling, challenging conventional wisdom, focusing on civil liberties and/or social justice. The MOLLY is a national print or online journalism award of $5,000 with two honorable mentions of $1,000, presented in memory and in honor of Molly Ivins. The deadline is March 17, 2014.

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  • Non-Fiction Contest for Women Writers Vela, an online magazine of creative nonfiction inspired by travel and written by women, is seeking creative nonfiction, written by women, with a strong voice, compelling narrative, and/or powerful driving question. Deadline is March 31st for a wide range of essays and stories, including literary journalism, personal essays, memoir, and expository or experimental essays. The first place winner will receive $500 and have her story published on Vela.

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  • IJNet Opportunities for Journalism Fellowships, Jobs & AwardsThe International Center for Journalists’ website, IJNet, is a unique source for worldwide job opportunities for journalists, journalism fellowships, grants, contests, internships, scholarships and awards. We continually aggregate current postings in multiple languages to provide a comprehensive resource for citizen and professional journalists.

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