2016 Fully paid TechChange Summer Internship

2016 Fully paid TechChange Summer Internship

Are you an international student seeking a fully paid internship in the United States? Do you want to apply your programming skills to make a difference in the world? The renowned TechChange  has opened its summer fellowship program for deserving recent graduates and rising college juniors and seniors. The summer internship program will in-depth and 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.

Internship Description:

  • Training in Javascript, Node.js, PHP, React, Flux, Backbone.js, database management, and more
  • One-on-one mentorship with TechChange staff
  • Well organized 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

Eligibility:

  • You must be a current junior, senior, or a recent graduate
  • You must have at least one year of experience in computer science or web development
  • You must Possess an interest in international relations, international development, humanitarian work, and social good
  • You must be self-starting and willing to have a little fun too
  • Be a US citizen or have legal working status in the US for the duration of the fellowship

Please note that this internship program is open to non-US citizens living outside of the US willing to cover their own visa & travel processes and expenses and non-US citizens based in the US with student visas or other legal working status. Unfortunately, we cannot supply visas or arrange travel for non-US citizens outside of the US.

Deadline

February 15, 2016,

Application Process

Click Here to apply

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