Kauffman Media Fellowship Program | Spring 2019

Program Overview

Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Program Director: Randall Smith

About the program

Missouri Business Alert and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation have partnered to create a fellowship through which students will spend a semester learning about entrepreneurship and branded storytelling by working in Kansas City at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, one of the world’s foremost authorities on entrepreneurship.

Under the supervision of the outreach and media teams at the Kauffman Foundation and Missouri School of Journalism professor Randall Smith, students will gain experience and make valuable contacts that help them find employment after graduation.

The program is open to graduate and undergraduate students. One student will be chosen each semester. This program is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to complete their professional project.


Applicants must be a junior, senior or graduate student at the University of Missouri. Students must be available to work on-site in Kansas City for 40 hours per week.

Pay and hours

Students will receive a weekly stipend of $600 and can expect to work approximately 35-40 hours per week.

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