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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) Fellowship Program 2020 [Monthly Stipend Upto Rs. 57k]: Apply by June 25


Applications are now invited for the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) Fellowship Program 2020. If you are an emerging leader eager to improve the well-being of the Internet’s global routing system, apply now.

The program gives highly motivated individuals the chance to work alongside MANRS ambassadors, who are industry leaders participating in the Ambassador Program. Together, they will train diverse communities on good routing practices, analyze routing incidents, research into ways to secure routing and survey the global policy landscape.


Fellows will improve their skills and bring new perspectives and ideas to MANRS. They will also gain valuable insights and networking opportunities from well-respected professionals called MANRS Ambassadors under the MANRS Ambassadors Program.


Each fellow will receive a stipend of $750 (Rs. 57,127.88 Approx.) a month.


There are three categories:

  • Virtual/ Online Trainers
  • Researchers
  • Policy Analysts
Eligibility Criteria

Online training

  1. Responsible for: Conducting MANRS online tutorial and virtual hands-on workshops, helping improve existing training and workshop content, and working with regional and national operator groups to understand their training requirements.
  2. Requirements: At least two years’ experience, a good understanding of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), and experience in training Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) or community-based organizations.
  3. Commitment: 3-6 months, up to six hours’ work per week.


  1. Responsible for: Maintaining a list of and writing in detail about the latest BGP hijacks, leaks, and bogon announcements; reviewing, testing, and reporting on Network Operating Systems’ implementation of BGP Prefix filtering, SAV, and RPKI.
  2. Requirements: A minimum of four years’ experience, strong English writing skills, and a good understanding of BGP dumps and routing incidents.
  3. Commitment: 3-6 months, up to four hours’ work per week.

Policy analysis

  1. Responsible for: Reviewing and improving all the existing policy documents targeting Internet security, routing security, DDoS, and other issues that MANRS can act on.
  2. Requirements: An understanding of routing and routing security, experience in writing policy documents, and working with policymakers or in policy forums.
  3. Commitment: 4 months, up to four hours’ work per week.
How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is June 25, 2020.


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