Eligibility U.S. Citizenship Due to federal hiring regulations, all Fellows must be U.S. Citizens. You will also be required to undergo a background check and security clearance process. Don’t worry, all of our Fellows have been through it before. Educational Enrollment Fellows must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning, with the exception of the Fall 2020 quarter or semester, during which you must be taking a leave of absence. Graduation Date Fellows should be graduating no earlier than October 2020. Unfortunately, first-years who have yet to complete coursework at their university are ineligible to apply. Preferred Qualifications In the past, strong applicants have demonstrated previous involvement in the tech space, whether they were leaders of a campus club, volunteers in their local communities, or contributors to open source projects. If you don’t have this experience, however, do not let it stop you from applying. Equal Opportunity Coding it Forward is committed to assembling a diverse cohort of Civic Digital Fellows. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws, Coding it Forward provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.