The Digital Lab Fellowship is a paid, non-resident opportunity to uncover and address emerging consumer harms in the digital world. The Fellowship may be of interest to engineers, computer scientists, information security professionals, independent researchers, academics, social scientists, and others.
The CR Digital Lab offers paid, non-resident fellowships to study the effects of connected products and services.
Fellows will undertake research to increase transparency and advance consumers’ interests in the marketplace—devising new testing frameworks, tools, and procedures to evaluate values such as privacy, security, and fairness.
Fellows will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse community of technologists, leverage CR’s physical labs and testing infrastructure, and communicate findings to manufacturers, policymakers, and the public.
Applications for our 2020 non-resident fellowships are now closed. We appreciate your interest and hope that you will consider applying next year when we reopen applications for the 2021 season.
Created by, for and with disabled practitioners, Disability Futures is an initiative—developed in partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by United States Artists—to spotlight the work of disabled creatives across disciplines and geography and amplify their voices individually and collectively.
In 2017, Media Democracy Fund launched a pilot for PhDX, a fellowship program designed to pair graduate or PhD level university students with a background in technology with DC-based public interest technology policy organizations for an immersive fellowship experience over two consecutive summers.
New York City is launching the second cohort of its NYC[x] Innovation Fellows program to expand on this successful collaboration, embedding small teams of technologists with City agencies to rapidly solve specific challenges through the use of best practices in digital service delivery.
The Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for practitioners at the intersection of responsible technology development to explore multidisciplinary approaches to maximizing the societal benefits of emerging technologies while minimizing the harms.
The Fellowship Program is a 6-month program supported by Code for Pakistan, the KP IT Board, and the World Bank, where a team of talented researchers, designers, community organizers, and developers collaborate to build apps, inspire citizen engagement, improve government, and show how to innovate in public services. These apps can help solve problems in a variety of public domains, such as healthcare, crime, disaster management, citizen engagement, transportation, traffic, education, etc.
This Code for Canada case study underscores what is possible when it comes to onboarding and implementing digital talent in government. It reviews the experience of four cohorts of Code for Canada Fellows and outlines opportunities and actions governments should consider to improve their exposure and efficacy in recruiting and retaining the talent needed to make digital government happen.