Recruiting / 2021 Summer Fellow

Location: Remote
Term: 10 to 12 weeks, in the summer of 2021
Timing: Applications are due by January 31, 2021

About Upturn

Upturn advances equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of technology. We do research and advocacy to challenge systems of policing and incarceration, and to expand access to housing, jobs, and credit. We drive policy change through rigorous research, legal and policy advocacy, and timely collaborations that confront civil rights challenges and hold companies and governments accountable.

We work in partnership with a strong and growing network of partners, including civil rights and public interest organizations, litigators, and academic researchers. Some of our recent work includes:

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, DC.


About the Position

This summer fellowship is ideal for someone who is excited about timely, interdisciplinary research on a range of topics related to technology, policy, and equity.

You will:

You will join a small and growing organization that is collaborative, energetic, and fun. We’re building a diverse and inclusive team that combines a wide range of skills, experiences, and perspectives. We will actively support your professional development in the field.


About You

We welcome applicants from a broad range of backgrounds, especially those with lived experience with our areas of work. We’re looking for someone who is:

We strongly encourage people of color, women, LGBTQ+ applicants, and people with disabilities to apply.


How to Apply

Applications are due by January 31, 2021. If you have any questions, please e-mail join@upturn.org.