Tech Jobs for Social Good and Social Impact

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Tech Jobs for Social Good

The following are organizations, job boards, and other opportunities focused toward social good and social impact. The opportunities on this page are mainly for those wanting to work in the United States.

Job Boards and Organizations

Code the Change

Community of computer scientists who aim to use their skills for social change. Check out the jobs board!

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Code for America Brigade

Join a local chapter and use code to help your community!

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ICT4Dev

A website for those looking to get into information and communication technology for development. Check out the jobs newsletter for job hunters.

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Democratic Gain

Job board with a progressive political bent.

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Bayes Impact

Data scientists for making the world a better place!

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Benetech

Nonprofit technology company focused on tackling tough social issues.

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18f

Civic consultancy by the government, for the government.

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Venture Capital Firms and Foundations Funding Social Good

These are foundations and venture capital firms that support companies for social good. You can browse through the organizations they fund, since they have been vetted by these firms. If you find one that interests you, check out their jobs page.

Kapor Capital

Oakland-based fund supporting companies and organizations for social good.

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Omidyar Foundation

Foundation that invests in entrepreneurs working towards social good.

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Echoing Green

2-year fellowship for supporting the next generation of talent in solving the world’s biggest problems.

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Skoll Foundation

Foundation that invests in social entrepreneurs.

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Mulago Foundation

Foundation that invests in organizations helping the world’s poorest citizens.

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Google.org

Google’s social outreach arm.

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Facebook for Social Good

Facebook’s social outreach arm.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Foundation that awards grants and works with partner organizations to solve the world’s toughest problems. Check out their technology jobs.

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Programs and Fellowships

These are 3-month to 2-year long programs that support or place fellows in areas where they can do the most good.

Code for America

1-year fellowship for developing open source technology to make the government better.

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Global Health Corps

Yearlong fellowship for young professionals to work on the frontlines of the fight for global health equity. Includes positions specifically for those with an Information Technology/ICT/Informatics background.

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Data Science for Social Good

Summer fellowship to train data scientists to tackle the problems that matter.

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Peace Corps Response

U.S. government-run short-term (3 months - 1 year) volunteer opportunities in developing countries for professionals with specialized skills. There are specifically Information Technology positions available.

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Teach for America

Teach for America has a STEM initiative in partnership with the Amgen Foundation to provide STEM teachers to under-resourced urban and rural schools in America.

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Venture for America

2-year fellowship for recent grads that sends young entrepreneurs to emerging cities.

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Volunteer

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code works to close the gender gap in technology. Their free programs educate, inspire, and equip girls to pursue opportunities in technology.

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Black Girls Code

Provides technology training for girls, diversity learning, and social entrepreneurship initiatives in San Francisco.

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DataKind

Organization that matches skilled data scientists with NGOs that need help.

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