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Civic Digital Fellowship (Software Engineering, Data Science, UX Design, Product Management)

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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)
Graduate Students (PhD)

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

We're looking for impact-driven software engineers, data scientists, designers, and product managers to modernize tech at federal government agencies - including the U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services, and the State Department.

As a Fellow, you'll take a large-scale, high-impact product from start to finish, such as creating a centralized information portal for the State Department's foreign service officers. You can check out all of last year's projects online.

Fellowship includes:

A competitive stipend, furnished housing, and roundtrip travel to Washington, D.C.

One-on-one mentorship from top technology and civic leaders (e.g. members of the US Digital Service) Site visits-including bowling at the White House!

Interested? Apply ASAP - Applications will be read on a rolling basis. If you have questions, check out our FAQ or email

Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
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Participating Institution(s):
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Harvard University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Computational Sciences
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Computer Sciences
Digital Media
Information Sciences
Management Information Systems
STEM Fields

Big Data Science
Computational Statistics
Computer Programming
Data Science
Political Science
Product Engineering
Technology Policy

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