[community] FW: Help us recruit the 2018 Code for Canada fellows!

Kevin Stolarick kstolarick at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 15:32:35 UTC 2018


I know this doesn’t apply to everyone, but I hope this will resonate with some of you.

 

 

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Kevin Stolarick, PhD

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From: Gabe Sawhney | Code for Canada <gabe=codefor.ca at mail193.atl21.rsgsv.net> On Behalf Of Gabe Sawhney | Code for Canada
Sent: June 13, 2018 11:30 AM
To: kstolarick at gmail.com
Subject: Help us recruit the 2018 Code for Canada fellows!

 







Help us recruit committed and knowledgeable technologists! 


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Help us recruit the 2018 Code for Canada fellows! 
 

Friends,

Applications for the 2018 Code for Canada Fellowship are now open! Code for Canada is looking for mid-career developers, designers or product managers with a desire to make life better for Canadians by improving the way their governments use technology.

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis until July 2 at 9 p.m. EDT. Prospective fellows can learn more and start their application at  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=f6edfed653&e=a15e7bd50f> codefor.ca/apply. 

2018 Code for Canada fellows will be based in Ottawa or Toronto, and work alongside staff at the  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=4cc83c9f1b&e=a15e7bd50f> Public Service Commission of Canada,  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=eabfcb5682&e=a15e7bd50f> Transport Canada, or our very first municipal fellowship partner,  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=753f9373e9&e=a15e7bd50f> City of Toronto Transportation Services. 

We’d really appreciate if you could support our recruitment drive. Here are some ways you can help:

*	Share  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=92bf38fb4d&e=a15e7bd50f> this video featuring our current fellows with your networks. 
 
*	Please  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=c66c4d3aa1&e=a15e7bd50f> retweet this, share  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=1554e2ca18&e=a15e7bd50f> this post on Facebook, or share  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=6e38ed53d1&e=a15e7bd50f> this post on LinkedIn. 
 
*	If you know a developer, UX designer or product manager who would make a great fellow, please share the opportunity with them! You can  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=06fb695ab8&e=a15e7bd50f> use this link to forward it to them, and we’ve also drafted a short email below that you can send to potential fellows.

I really appreciate your time and your support. It’s vital for Code for Canada to recruit committed and knowledgeable fellows who can demonstrate what’s possible when technology and government work together. 

Thank you!

 

Gabe Sawhney
Executive Director | Code for Canada

 


	

 




Dear [First Name],

Applications for the 2018 Code for Canada Fellowship are now open, and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until July 2! The program embeds teams of tech professionals into government, where they can work on things that matter and deliver the next generation of digital public services. 

Check out an overview of the job below.  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=82a62654a1&e=a15e7bd50f> I hope you’ll apply.

And please forward this email to anyone else who you think may be a great candidate. 


Become a Code for Canada fellow! 


Code for Canada is seeking talented technology professionals to build the next generation of public services in Canada. 

Are you a software developer, designer, or product manager? Do you want to use your skills for good? Code for Canada is seeking applications for its 2018 fellowship program.

The Code for Canada Fellowship embeds digital professionals inside government, where they can work on projects that matter. The paid, 10-month placement matches tech workers with government teams to design and deliver public services that are iterative, easy to use, and grounded in user research.

2018 Code for Canada fellows will be based in Ottawa and Toronto, and will tackle meaningful public service challenges presented by our fellowship partners:

*	 <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=aa409e0f1a&e=a15e7bd50f> Fellows at the Public Service Commission of Canada will help deliver a more modern, inclusive, accessible and user-friendly experience for Canadians applying for jobs in the federal public service. 
 
*	 <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=0928017791&e=a15e7bd50f> Fellows at Transport Canada will conduct user research with drone pilots, and prototype digital tools to help them fly safely and in accordance with new regulations.
 
*	 <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=e853a3e1d5&e=a15e7bd50f> Fellows at City of Toronto Transportation Services will help implement the city's Vision Zero road safety plan by prototyping innovative data products that engage residents and key stakeholders.

Fellows must be eligible to work in Canada and are paid a pro-rated salary equivalent to $75,000/year. 

For a detailed job description, or to begin your application, visit  <https://urbandigital.us6.list-manage.com/track/click?u=1446581f8674f47a26b615a46&id=69a7909a92&e=a15e7bd50f> codefor.ca/apply. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until July 2, 2018 at 9 p.m. EDT.





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