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Public Interest Technology adopts best practices in human-centered design, product development, process re-engineering, and data science to solve public problems in an inclusive, iterative manner - continuously learning, improving, and aiming to deliver better outcomes to the public. New America

The Public Interest Technology fellowship will train and deploy students working on interdisciplinary case teams and embed them with local governments, non-profit organizations, and the business community to engage in research and problem-solving around public interest technology application opportunities and challenges faced by host entities. 

Students who successfully complete all program requirements will be given priority to paid internships with public and private sector institutions. 

This program addresses the need for a trained talent pipeline to fill emerging roles in the public and private sector that advance the public good via responsible application of technology and the development of timely and relevant policies.