2016 TechChange Summer Fellowship - Call for Applications!

2016 TechChange Fellowship: TechChange  offers a summer fellowship program for recent graduates and rising college juniors and seniors. The fellowship will provide practical training in web development as well as a unique exposure to a range of applications and organizations using technology to tackle a variety of global challenges — from creating prosthetic limbs with a 3D printer to combating malaria with mobile devices. 

As a fellow you will spend three months designing and implementing a web
development project related to education, technology, and social good.
TechChange staff will provide training, mentorship, and a series of events to support you in this process.

Eligibility criteria:
  • Be a current junior, senior, or a recent graduate;
  • Have at least one year of experience in computer science or web development;
  • Possess an interest in international relations, international development, humanitarian work, and social good;
  • Be self-starting and willing to have a little fun too.
  • Desirable eligibility criteria:
  • Proficiency in Node.js, Django, or PHP;
  • Exposure to Javascript frameworks;
  • Familiarity with Grunt, Gulp, or other build tools;
  • Teaching or curriculum design experience.

The Fellowship includes: 
  • Training in Javascript, Node.js, PHP, React, Flux, Backbone.js, database management, and more;
  • One-on-one mentorship with TechChange staff;
  • Field trips to organizations working in technology and social change;
  • An event series on a range of topics related to technology and social change;
  • A USD 2,000 monthly stipend for 3 months;
  • A round-trip plane ticket to DC from a location within the US;
  • Support with job placement at the conclusion of the fellowship.

Application
To apply, complete the online application form on or before 15 February 2016.
If you do have questions, kindly send e-mail to fellowship@techchange.org. For more details Click HERE to Visit the Official Website

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