Visiting Research Scholars

The Institute welcomes proposals on a rolling basis from scholars interested in collaborating with the Institute on substantial projects relating to the Institute’s mandate. (Read more)

Legal Fellow

The Knight Institute seeks recent law school graduates interested in working with the Institute as legal fellows. The legal fellows will help litigate groundbreaking First Amendment cases and contribute to the Institute's research and public education initiatives. Fellowships are full-time positions based at Columbia University in New York City. (Read more)

Policy Director

The Institute seeks an experienced Policy Director to build a policy program within the Institute. This is an exciting opportunity to construct a new program from the ground up, working with the Institute’s senior leadership to identify the Knight Institute’s long-term policy goals and develop a strategy for achieving them. (Read more

Summer 2024 Legal Internship

The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University is looking for legal interns for the summer of 2024. We want a diverse group of creative, motivated, and committed law students to join us in the defense of the freedoms of speech and the press in the digital age. You’ll do ground-breaking First Amendment litigation and help us in the early stages of building an exciting new free-speech advocacy and research organization. (Read more)