Techcongress 2019 Congressional Innovation Fellows Program

Deadline: 10 September 2018
Open to: college graduate, with at least three years of work or postgraduate study
Fellowship: fully funded


TechCongress is building 21st century government with technology talent through the Congressional Innovation Fellowship. They are bridging the divide between Congress and the technology sector by placing tech-savvy individuals like you to work with Members of Congress and Congressional Committees in order to build capacity in Congress, train cross-sector leaders — who can understand the challenges of government and in the technology community — and keep Congress up to date about the latest challenges and opportunities relating to technology.


  • College graduate, with at least three years of work or postgraduate study;
  • Tech savvy, with experience working in or studying the technology sector;
  • Great interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Some technical ability;
  • Ability to explain technology to those that aren’t as familiar with technology tools or concepts;
  • Track record of success taking initiative and working with others;
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment;
  • Committed to helping get Members of Congress and Congressional staff up to speed on technology issues.


The Congressional Innovation Fellowship provides a unique opportunity to change Congress by injecting desperately needed technological expertise into the Legislative Branch.  Fellows receive competitive stipend and benefits during their nine-month residency to ensure that they can achieve maximum impact.

Benefits include:

  • USD 80,000/year equivalent stipend;
  • Health insurance supplement of up to USD 400/month;
  • Relocation allowance of up to USD 2,500;
  • Equipment or travel allowance of up to USD 1,500.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

For more information, please visit the official web page.