Federal Manager's Daily Report

The Biden administration has announced a new fellowship program, the U.S. Digital Corps, to “recruit early-career technologists to contribute to high-impact efforts across the federal government.”

The program, to be hosted in GSA, “seeks to complement existing fellowships and term-limited roles, including the Presidential Innovation Fellows, Presidential Management Fellows, and the U.S. Digital Service,” the announcement said.

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Skill sets being sought include software engineering, data science, design, cybersecurity, and other technology fields for two-year fellowships in areas such as pandemic response, economic recovery, cybersecurity, and streamlining government services.

An initial class of 30 fellows is expected to begin work in FY22 at agencies including the GSA, VA, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. More information is at https://digitalcorps.gsa.gov.

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