Deadline for application: Monday July 2, 2018
Location: Washington, DC
Department: Public Interest Technology
Length of fellowship: 1 year
The mission of the Public Interest Technology Initiative (PIT) is to deploy technical tools and innovative thinking to help organizations solve public problems more effectively. We bring a unique combination of knowledge, skills and methods to public interest work: user-centered design, technical expertise, public policy experience, and engineering best practices. We work with communities to design, build, and implement public services for vulnerable populations. We offer technical expertise and on-the-ground experience to policy developers and decision makers.
PIT has scoped a project for the 2020 Census in partnership with the Census Counts Campaign, a collaborative effort led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. Since the 2020 Census represents the first high-tech Census, IT preparedness is of key importance.
The PIT Census fellow will work as a technical project manager, translating between the government, tech, and civil rights organizations landscape to ensure the IT readiness of the 2020 Census. This could include:
The ideal qualifications of the fellow include:
How to Apply:
To apply, please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “[LAST NAME], Application for PIT Census Fellowship”:
If you have any questions or require further clarification, please feel free to email Emma Coleman at email@example.com