Apply for the Glimpse Correspondents Program!

18 May 2009

Check out this new and exciting career-training opportunity for Carleton College students and alumni who will be going abroad in Fall 2009. The Glimpse Correspondents Program seeks to identify the best and brightest young writers and photographers with an interest in global affairs, and provides them with small grants to share their stories from abroad. Supported in part by National Geographic Society, the Glimpse Correspondents Program helps talented young adults launch careers in journalism and photography. Read on for more information.

What is Glimpse?
Glimpse is a nonprofit website about the experiences of young Americans abroad. We provide professional editorial support to help students learn the craft of storytelling, with the larger goal of using stories to inspire others to care about the world. To read past stories, visit:

What is the Correspondents Program?
The Correspondents Program is for especially talented students specializing in writing or photography. We select 10 Correspondents each semester, who receive a $600 stipend, a professional editor, career training in writing and photography, and guaranteed publication on The demands of the program are not extreme, but we do expect our Correspondents program to commit to a professional editorial process.

How can your students and recent alumni get involved?
We are happy to provide custom text to post on a website or in a newsletter—please just send me an email at You can also use the “Share This” button at to send out a bulk email about our Fall 2009 program, or to post the news to Facebook or Twitter. This page offers background information on the program, links to past Correspondent profiles, and the link to our online application. The application deadline is June 15, 2009.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call Kerala Taylor with any question at

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