Tech & Analytics: Technologists for Good

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February 17, 2021 – Upcoming Events, Opportunities & Resources

LETTER FROM THE ADVISOR:

Did you know there is an entire sector of employment available to those of you interested in using your technology and/or data analytics skills to make a social impact?  Terminology you may see used to designate this career path includes Public Interest Technology (PIT), Technologists for Good, CivicTech, GovTech, and Social Impact Technology. Here are a few resources to help you learn more about this exciting area within tech.

Almost all of these sites have mailing lists or newsletters – sign up to stay up-to-date on what’s happening and receive job and internship openings in this field on a weekly basis.
 
Speaking of CivicTech and GovTech, don’t forget about the Government, Nonprofit, and Education Career Fair on Friday!  Some of the organizations registered are seeking your skills.

All the best,
Jodi Schneiderman
js4612@georgetown.edu
Assistant Director, Employer Relations and Industry Advising | Health, Science, and Technology

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Career Center Resources

Industry Advisor:
Jodi Schneiderman
js4612@georgetown.edu

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