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The U.S. government is in the midst of a digital transformation. We need skilled junior technologists with experiences and identities that reflect the diversity of America to join the public servants already at work modernizing and simplifying government services—reaching and improving the lives of all Americans.
U.S. Digital Corps in Action: Building a Federal Tech Workforce
“Here we share about the work done by the newly founded U.S. Digital Corps, at the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services. Learn about their work to improve the Federal hiring process, which supports Priority One of the President’s Management Agenda—strengthening and empowering the Federal workforce.” (Performance.gov)
U.S. Digital Corps Fellows Start Their Journeys in Federal Government
“The ability to contribute to the improvement of the government experience was too great to pass up. As an immigrant to this country, facing many challenges in navigating so many different systems between city, state, and federal programs, I realized the impact that government has on our daily lives.” (New America)
Preparing to Welcome the 2022 U.S. Digital Corps
“U.S. Digital Corps Fellows will play a key role in delivering for the American people — and they also represent the people they’ll serve.
I am honored to support the U.S. Digital Corps in my role as Federal Chief Information Officer. Creating new ways to bring technology talent into the Federal Government is crucial to our efforts to protect, serve, and inspire the American people in today’s digital age.” (The White House)
Serving the Public: Five Veterans' Journeys to Public Interest Tech
“After serving in the military and working in the federal government, I was looking for new challenges. When I finished my master’s degree in Cybersecurity, the U.S. Digital Corps fellowship was the perfect opportunity and program for me to advance my career in the cyber field while continuing to serve the general public.”
Ambassador Susan E. Rice Remarks at the 2021 Grace Hopper Celebration
“Some people might tell you that heading to Silicon Valley would be the safer route. But, as Grace Hopper herself liked to say, “A ship in port is safe—but that’s not what ships are built for.” Take a novel path, come serve your country.”
U.S. Digital Corps Marks First Year, Driving Impact in Federal Technology
“From the Administration for Children and Families to the Department of State, we’re already hearing about how our first group is asking good questions and bringing new approaches to the table. We look forward to getting applications for our second cohort this fall so we can bring on even more early-career technologists who want to help government deliver for the American people.”
The U.S. Just Launched A ‘Digital Corps’ To Attract More [Early-Career] People Into Government Tech
“By branding its fellowship program a ‘Digital Corps,’ which has echoes of historic, mission-driven initiatives such as President John F. Kennedy’s Peace Corps, the Biden Administration is clearly hoping those who sign up for it will see it as the beginning of a long-term career to use technology to change government for the better.” (Forbes)
The Government Wants to Bolster Its Tech—Starting With Workers
“We need lots of different technologists: people with experience, but also folks who want to make government their career. We just announced a program called Digital Corps for early career folks who want to be able to use their technology skills in government. We didn’t have a good on-ramp for that before” (WIRED)
30 Federal IT Influencers Worth a Follow in 2022
“IT specialists are retiring from government faster than they can be replaced, and the Biden administration launched the U.S. Digital Corps last year to bridge that gap. The corps launched in summer 2021 as a cross-government fellowship operated by the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services. The diverse 2022 class consists of 38 fellows whose expertise spans data, design and cybersecurity.” (FedTech Magazine)
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