CSM Bootcamp Weekend for College Students – Deadline for Applying is Jan. 31, 2019


College students – are you interested in politics, culture, or world affairs? Curious about how the media covers these issues?

If yes, Monitor staffers want to meet you!

You’re invited to apply for an all-expense paid weekend at The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) in Boston, April 5-8, 2019. This weekend will include hands-on journalism workshops and talks with distinguished Monitor writers and editors. For those interested in majoring in or exploring a career in journalism there will be opportunities to be paired with a mentor.


To apply, please email a cover letter, résumé, and a writing sample of no more than three pages to Kendra Nordin Beato with “CSM Bootcamp application” in the subject line to: nordink@csmonitor.com

In your cover letter please explain (1) your relationship to The Christian Science Monitor, (2) how Christian Science fits into your daily life, and (3) why a weekend with Monitor staffers would be valuable to you.

There are two steps to the application for the CSM Bootcamp Weekend:

     1. Apply with requested materials directly to Kendra Nordin Beato at The Christian Science Monitor.

     2. Once accepted, The Albert Baker Fund will send you a link to complete your grant application.


The deadline for applying is Jan. 31, 2019.  Selected students will be notified by March 1.

Click HERE to download a PDF flyer


The CSM Bootcamp weekend is a collaboration of The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) and The Christian Science Monitor. It has been made possible by generous ABF donors who are interested in supporting the next generation of outstanding Monitor journalists.

Tags: ,