Data Journalism Fellowship

The Hindustan Times, Mint, and How India Lives are looking for recent college graduates and early-career professionals to apply for a six-month paid Data Journalism Fellowship beginning June 1, 2018, and ending November 30, 2018. You must be an Indian national to be eligible.

About the fellowship

The fellowship pays Rs 35,000 per month. Fellows will spend four months in New Delhi, India — two with the Hindustan Times data team and two with How India Lives — and two months in Mumbai, India, with Mint’s data team. Fellows will help research and produce stories for these publications while getting real-world experience in the following fields:

About you

Successful applicants will be smart, driven, inquisitive, and excited about journalism, data, and design. There are no specific experience qualifications, but successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a previous interest in current events and in working with data.

Apply online

Applications were due by February 28, 2018. If you have not yet applied, it is now too late. Our decision will be announced by March 31, 2018. If you have already applied through the Google Form and have some questions, please send an email to

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