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[Paid Fellowship] Blue Ridge Labs

Hi Midori,
I’m hoping to publicize a paid fellowship opportunity to the ITP alumni listserve.
I work for a social technology incubator based in Brooklyn, Blue Ridge Labs (previously Significance Labs). We’ve just opened applications for our 2015 fellowship.
The fellowship description + application form can be found here: I’ve also included the job description text below.
Please let me know if I can provide additional information or answer any questions!
Thank you,

Are you an entrepreneur, engineer, or designer interested in building meaningful new technology for underserved communities?

80% of low-income Americans own mobile devices but the technologies that would be most useful to many underserved Americans aren’t the ones we build. Blue Ridge Labs’ 12-week fellowship offers top talent the opportunity to create products for communities that are traditionally overlooked by technology. By taking a user-centered approach and pushing our teams to iterate quickly and cheaply, we aim to build products that really make a difference.

We believe great products are born when innovators have the opportunity to work closely with their users, and our fellowship provides unparalleled access to underserved individuals around New York. We’ll also provide you with a robust network of topic experts and front-line organizations working with these communities as you rapidly prototype and test an MVP.

We look for each of our fellows to fill one of three roles: product manager, designer, engineer. Great candidates will bring not only a great track record in their area of expertise, but also courage, empathy, and a love of fast-paced, collaborative environments. If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to join us! Learn more and apply here.