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TechChange Summer Fellowship for Graduates and seniors

TechChange is a US social enterprise which provides courses on the use of technology in addressing social and global challenges. It is a registered benefit corporation based in Washington, DC and was founded in the summer of 2010.

About the Fellowship

The TechChange offers a fellowship which provides 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.
A fellow 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 your 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

Monetary Support

Training in JavaScript (Node.js), PHP, Python, Django, 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 $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

Duration: 3 months


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