Call for Applications: Re-Imagining Tech

Applications are now open for the 2022 Re-Imagining Tech Fellowship, sponsored by Kenan Institute for Ethics, Trinity College, and Pratt School of Engineering. This fellowship offers 15 students pursuing or intending to pursue majors in engineering and computer science at Duke University an interactive summer program exploring the intersection of ethics and technology. This program is part of the Purpose Project.

Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend; meet weekly on Wednesday evenings in June/July for program events featuring speakers, discussions, hands-on activities and community building; and participate in a 1:1 mentorship program.

Deadline: March 25, 2022

Program dates: June 7, 2022–July 28, 2022

Eligibility: Rising sophomores, rising juniors, and rising seniors pursuing majors in engineering or computer sciences. (Graduating seniors are not eligible to apply.)

In order to complete the application, you will need to answer 6 personal information questions, provide the name and contact information of a faculty reference, upload a copy of your curriculum vitae/resume, as well as answer the following three prompts in 300 words or fewer:

  • Please describe why you would like to participate in the Re-Imagining Technology Fellowship Program.
  • Please describe a substantial societal challenge we are currently facing that requires an ethical approach to a technological problem or a new development in technology.
  • Who do you believe has an obligation or responsibility to address this technological challenge? Why?

If you have any questions about the application, please email j.d. wagner (jordan.wagner@duke.edu).

Apply here