Is the summer fellowship an in-person or a remote program?


The summer program is an in-person, full-time, 12-week program where fellows work in teams supported by full-time senior data science mentors and project managers as well as attend workshops, lectures, and other activities. As of now, we don't believe we can replicate this experience in a virtual setting and we are planning on holding an [...]

Is the summer fellowship an in-person or a remote program?2022-01-05T12:19:33-06:00

What is the goal of the Fellowship?


The Fellowship is a project-based training program designed to produce data scientists and Ml/AI practitioners with strong skills in solving real-world problems and an understanding, excitement, and passion for solving problems with social impact. We have three goals (prioritized in that order): Training Fellows: We want to help create the next generation of data scientists [...]

What is the goal of the Fellowship?2021-11-11T23:01:17-06:00

What is the culture of the Fellowship?


Collaborative, Ethical, and Inclusive. We know we don't know everything and want everyone involved to shape the Fellowship. We're open to ideas, criticism, and help. Yes, we are data-driven but more than that, we're problem-driven. We care about impact and how our work is used to improve society in a fair and equitable manner.

What is the culture of the Fellowship?2021-11-11T23:02:03-06:00

What happens during the Fellowship?


Most of the summer, Fellows work with their team on their project. We augment that with lectures, hands-on workshops, seminars (from local and visiting guests), happy hours (with the local tech, data science, non-profit, and government communities), meet-ups, field trips, and other social activities (sailing trips, tours, concerts, etc.). Some of these are planned in [...]

What happens during the Fellowship?2015-12-17T16:45:54-06:00

How do I apply?


Links to the applications for the 2022 program is at the top of this page

How do I apply?2021-11-11T23:02:53-06:00

Who is an ideal Fellow?


There is no single profile for an ideal fellow. Successful Fellows have different skill profiles and backgrounds in order to create a collaborative community. Everyone has some programming, statistics and data analysis skills in addition to a passion for making social impact. Some are stronger at Computer Science and Machine Learning. Others have a strong [...]

Who is an ideal Fellow?2019-11-17T23:26:03-06:00

What year do I have to be in school to apply?


Although we'd love to have people at all levels involved, we prefer you to be a graduate student or at least a senior in college to get the most out of this program. This is because we have learned over the years that fellows with prior skills are able to both get the most out [...]

What year do I have to be in school to apply?2019-11-17T23:19:38-06:00
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