Presidential Innovation Fellows Application
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Presidential Innovation Fellow! Please complete and submit the application below to be considered. Hiring updates will be communicated via email. Please ensure a valid email address is submitted below.

Applications are open through 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time, May 14, 2021.

After submitting your application, you will receive an automated email confirmation. This may take a few minutes to arrive in your inbox.
Email address *
All United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Islands) are eligible to apply.
Do you meet the above eligibility requirements *
Contact Information:
Preferred First Name *
Preferred Last Name *
Best phone number *
City *
State *
Two letter abbreviation (e.g. DC)
ZIP Code
Availability and Location:
Verify your ability to work full-time *
Verify your ability to work from Washington, D.C. (Note: all Presidential Innovation Fellows are expected to work from Washington, D.C.) *
Your Current Employer *
PIF Track
We ask every candidate to select one of five tracks (AI, data, and analytics; product; design and experience; digital strategy; or software and infrastructure). The track you select should best align with your area of expertise. It’s okay if you have expertise in more than one area! We ask that you select whichever most closely matches your skill set. Doing so will help our team thoughtfully pair candidates with projects.

Additionally, the track you chose will not limit the projects that you qualify for. The PIF team will match all qualified candidates to the appropriate projects as many projects require multi-disciplinary backgrounds.

IMPORTANT: Before selecting, please review detailed track descriptions at
PIF Track: Select the track that best reflects your expertise. Please read detailed track descriptions at To qualify, you must meet the specialized experience outlined within the track you select.
Clear selection
In order to be considered for this role, you must include a text version of your resume below AND email a PDF version (example naming convention: "FIRSTNAME LASTNAME Resume.pdf") of your resume to: with the subject line "PIF Applicant FIRSTNAME LASTNAME". Providing a link to a resume in the field below is not acceptable since we are not able to open it.
Resume (Copy & Paste) *
Please copy and paste your resume below. Copy and pasting into this form will remove most formatting, which is fine and nothing for you to worry about. Do not include your Social Security Number. LinkedIn profiles are not an acceptable form of a resume. Please do not paste links to resume files here since we are not able to open them. (Max Character Count = 30,000)
Optional: Links to your LinkedIn profile, portfolios, or other online presence
You can add up to three links to supporting information (e.g. GitHub, LinkedIn, portfolio). If you are linking to a file (such as a PDF stored in your Google Drive), be sure to have a public share setting so anyone with the link can view it. Dropbox links are not accepted. Links to USAJobs Profiles are not accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: If you provide a link to your resume here, you still must provide the text in the "Resume" field above and email a PDF copy to to be considered for this role.
LinkedIn (please paste URL)
Portfolio link (please paste URL)
Additional links to your work (please paste URL)
Why do you want to be a Presidential Innovation Fellow? *
(Maximum Character Count = 900)
Are you a Veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or are you eligible for derived preference *
Where did you learn about this opportunity? *
If someone referred you to us, please include their name in "Other"
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