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Editorial Projects in Education Inc. (EPE) is pleased to present the Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship, to be awarded annually to an enterprising journalist in support of a reporting project that illuminates a significant issue in pre-K-12 education.
The fellowship is meant to honor and reflect the now-retired Gregory M. Chronister, who helped lead Education Week as executive editor for 11 years, and as managing editor, associate editor, and Commentary editor for 21 years before that. Greg was known for his commitment to producing balanced, thorough, high-quality reporting that could improve American education, and for his keen eye on journalistic detail and big-picture context.
The kindness and humanity that Greg showed his colleagues in the workplace have deeply informed Education Week’s journalism, which combines independent, incisive coverage with a belief in the critical importance of a civil discourse around highly contested issues of pre-K-12 policy and practice.
The Education Week Gregory M. Chronister Journalism Fellowship is taking a hiatus this year. Please check back in early 2021 for information on the fellowship.
Education Week, a nonprofit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, businesses, and other influencers with informed, independent, and highly respected journalism and research, is seeking a Research Intern to join our Research Center team.
Education Week (www.edweek.org), America’s most trusted source of K-12 education news, analysis, and opinion, is a digital-first news operation with a nearly 40-year track record in print and online journalism that is dedicated to raising the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. We are expert. We are principled. We are welcoming. We are passionate. A leading authority in an ever-evolving space, we bring nearly four decades of experience to our journalism and research without bias or agenda. We offer services that create real impact, providing accessible content and resources that ignite conversations and spark action across the K-12 ecosystem.
Education Week’s parent company, Editorial Projects in Education (EPE), is a non-profit media organization that serves the nation’s leading K-12 policymakers, educators, researchers, marketers and other influencers with informed, independent and highly-respected journalism and research, with the goal of improving U.S. K-12 education.
The Education Week Research Center Intern will work closely with a small but lively research staff to produce influential publications and web-based content that provide information on efforts to improve teaching and learning. The work is primarily research and analytic in nature, rather than editorial. Tasks may include compiling and analyzing education data from state and federal sources, conducting literature reviews, updating web content, reviewing Research Center products, and taking on a few clerical functions.
The Education Week Research Center Intern must be highly detail-oriented and display an interest in education and public policy. Skills with quantitative research and SPSS are preferred. Priority will be given to candidates who are current graduate students.
- Collect and analyze education data
- Use Excel and SPSS to assist with data analyses
- Analyze results from surveys of educators
- Proofread research reports, surveys, and articles for data-driven journalism
- Working knowledge of Excel
- Ability to multi-task on a variety of assignments
- Strong analytical skills for reviewing education data and policies
- Attention to detail for managing data and contact information in spreadsheets
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Familiarity with surveys, and market research
- Familiarity with SPSS preferred
- Currently a graduate student in education, public policy, or social sciences
Benefits and Perks
Education Week is a vibrant workplace that is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, MD. We are within short walking distance of numerous restaurants and shops, the Metro, and are adjacent to The Capital Crescent Trail. Our staff is currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, with plans to re-open in the near future. We value innovation, leadership, and forward-thinking, and provide a friendly, intellectual, challenging work environment where employees can thrive and grow professionally.
Education Week strongly values equity and believes in a society where all children have access to high quality K-12 education. As such, Education Week is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, skin color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or parenthood. EdWeek is committed to maintaining a diverse and multicultural working environment.
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