Data Fellow
All Austin college students are eligible

UT Austin Texas Civic Impact Council 

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Learn about the TCIC Fellowship here


Data Fellows are essential to understanding of how individual opinions feed into community perspectives. Data Fellows will analyze data (mainly qualitative) to evolve our understanding of local trends and priorities. Fellows are required to work closely with Design Fellows to ensure data is being interpreted in appropriate ways. Lastly, selected students will develop and manage a database framework that is explainable and transparent. 

Preferred Skills 

  • Data science or database management experience

    • Previous experience dealing with community engagement data is a plus​

  • NLP

  • Strong verbal/written interpersonal communication skills 

  • Community/cultural awareness

  • Coordinating within and across teams

  • Academic research

What you will gain

  • A TCIC Data Fellowship to add to your resume 

  • Experience organizing data and drawing insights from real-life quantitative and qualitative data

  • Experience developing and managing a database framework

  • Experience explaining (verbal and written) data insights and how they were derived

  • Playing a part in shaping the outcome of a $7B investment in Austin

Time Commitment

Data Fellows are expected to devote 3-5 hrs/week


If the reviewing committee finds your application interesting, we will be in touch. Feel free to reach out to with any questions or concerns.