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Careers

We're committed to finding ways to support graduates who pursue careers working in public interest technology.

Explore PIT Career Paths

We’re committed to finding ways to support graduates who pursue careers working in public interest technology. We believe that the key to a successful career in this field is for people to find opportunities that help them leverage their skills, and use those skills to make a difference in people’s lives.

Whether it’s building products or designing services, PIT may not always seem linear but that’s one of the exciting things about it, and we encourage you to explore! There are many different paths of discovery into a fulfilling PIT-related career.

The Building Blocks of a PIT Career: PIT in Academia

Higher Education

Members of the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) have come together to create a generation of public interest technologists while building the field of public interest technology.

Every year, promising students graduate from programs offered at PIT-UN member colleges and universities. These programs help graduates apply their skills in public service and technology for individual rights, justice, and other critical societal issues.

To learn more about these opportunities for people with a passion for social welfare, or those who want to make their mark on the world as an entrepreneur instead of following someone else’s path, explore what educational institutions have available through our Network.

Fellowships

As technology continues to fundamentally reshape society, these fellowships will place you among the top tech decision-makers in the United States government, where you can make a real difference. Consider applying for these opportunities to get close to the action by meeting and working with these creative tech decision-makers. See what they are up to, and how they make things happen.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a powerful way to give back and make an impact. At PIT-UN we believe that to change the world, you must participate in the opportunity that allows you to give back in a meaningful way. The average volunteer project has more value than you can put a monetary figure on, so connect directly with nonprofits and make a difference by signing up through their website today.

Job Boards

Many job opportunities from organizations big and small are available for those looking to make a difference in the world today. Whether you are hoping to find an organization working on climate change or one with the mission of ending homelessness, chances are there is something out there for you.

The job boards featured on this website are for the socially conscious worker. With different opportunities and organizations, you can find a place where your skills are put to good use, making a difference in the world.