More details about this option are available on the application.
How much is the stipend?
The stipend for 2024 will be $7,500. Students will be paid $6,000 at the beginning of the internship, and the remaining balance of $1,500 at the end of the program. Students must attend the wrap up meeting to be paid the final installment. Please note students will be taxed on the stipend.
Is housing included?
No, you must find and pay for your own accommodations during the fellowship.
Where should I upload my resume and transcript?
Please upload them in the “add file” section of the application form.
Will I get to select where I work?
We will ask for your preferences, but the agency and the program administrators will determine the final placements.
Can international students apply?
Yes, but there are fewer opportunities as many government agencies require U.S. citizenship. Also, you will be responsible for coordinating any visa-related paperwork.
What travel costs are covered?
Travel costs have been factored in to the stipend. You will be responsible for making your own travel plans. The program will reserve and pay for your hotel room during the wrap-up meeting in Princeton.
What does the orientation seminar cover?
Orientation will provide an overview of tech policy, discuss rules and regulations, and provide tips on having a successful fellowship. Guest speakers and case studies are also usually part of orientation.
Where will I work over the summer?
Positions with a variety of federal, state, and local agencies will be available. In the past, students have worked with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer.
How will COVID-19 affect the program?
The fellowship will operate in cooperation with current COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and guidelines.