Tech Policy Opportunities

Are you interested in pursuing a career in tech policy? Want to learn more about this field? Check out this page for a curated list of new tech policy jobs, fellowships, and internships.

Jobs

ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is a 105-year-old civil rights organization that is focused on hate in all forms. While ADL is an organization with Jewish roots, we have a very diverse workforce at all levels. And we are focused on all types of civil rights and bias – from xenophobia to transphobia. ADL recently significantly expanded our work around online hate as well as technology and civil rights.

ADL is looking for a lead for all of their tech efforts, which is the Center for Technology & Society. They are open to lots of different backgrounds. They are looking for someone who can help lead and manage their efforts against online hate.

ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is a 105-year-old civil rights organization that is focused on hate in all forms. While ADL is an organization with Jewish roots, we have a very diverse workforce at all levels. And we are focused on all types of civil rights and bias – from xenophobia to transphobia. ADL recently significantly expanded our work around online hate as well as technology and civil rights.

ADL is looking for someone to help track and analyze extremism online, with a focus on white supremacy. This will involve analysis of substantial streams of data, as well as potentially setting up ways to collect information from lesser-known platforms with less-accessible data.

Fellowships

As a West Coast policy incubator, the Aspen Tech Policy Hub aims to train the next generation of tech policy entrepreneurs. This fellowship opportunity will run from June through August 2019, with successful applications receiving $7,500/month. This paid fellowship takes tech experts and teaches them policy processes.

ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is a 105-year-old civil rights organization that is focused on hate in all forms. While ADL is an organization with Jewish roots, we have a very diverse workforce at all levels. And we are focused on all types of civil rights and bias – from xenophobia to transphobia. ADL recently significantly expanded our work around online hate as well as technology and civil rights.

ADL is looking for scholars and practitioners to support as Belfer Fellows. Support ranges from $25,000 to $50,000, depending on the scope of work. Applications are due by February 28th. Last year, they supported work on games and empathy; disinformation and hate; and augmented reality as a way to bridge divisions between groups.

The Google Policy Fellowship program includes 15 countries in 2019 and runs from January to June. The program is looking for undergraduate, graduate, law students and early-stage professionals that are interested in Internet and technology policy. In this position, successful applicants will contribute to public dialogue on these issues and explore future academic and professional interests.

The 2019 Congressional Innovation Scholars program is looking for graduate or recent graduate students with technical backgrounds. Successful applicants will serve members of Congress and congressional committees as technology policy advisors.

Participants will work in Congress between June and December 2019 and have an opportunity to extend the program for an additional six months through May 2020. The program is paid and offers needs-based stipends and funds for relocation, health care, and travel during the fellowship.

Internships