2015 TechChange Summer Fellowship Program

2015 TechChange Summer Fellowship Program: The TechChange invites non-US citizens based outside of the Unites States (also non-US citizens based in US with student visas or other legal working status) to apply for Summer Fellowship Program. 

The program is designed for recent graduates and rising college seniors.
The fellows will get an opportunity to participate in practical training in web development along with a unique exposure to a range of applications and organizations using technology to tackle a variety of global challenges. Fellows will be provided $2000 monthly stipend for the fellowship period and support with job placement at the conclusion of the fellowship.

The fellows will spend three months in Tech Change USA, designing and implementing a web development project related to education, technology, and social good. They will be provided training, mentorship and a series of events to support their work. Field trips to organizations working in technology and social change; event series on a range of technology and social change related topics and training in Javascript (Node.js), PHP, Python, Django, Backbone.js, database management, and more will prepare the fellow for her/his future endeavor.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants can be non-US citizens based in or outside the USA.
  • Applicants must be a current junior, senior, or a recent graduate.
  • Applicants should be available to spend 3 months period (8 June – 28 August 2015) in the USA.
  • Applicants should have capacity to work at a tech company with a solid foundation in web development or object-oriented programming. At least one year of experience in computer science or web development is must.
  • Applicants must have passion to make a difference in the world – interest in international relations, international development, humanitarian work, and social good is a requirement.
  • Applicants must be willing to challenge themselves. Self-starting youth with willingness to have a little fun is must.

Note: Applications are being reviewed and selections being made. We suggest you to apply early.

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