The Digital Corps

Authors: Nick Sinai and Chris Kuang


The next administration should create a “Digital Corps”—a two-year early-career fellowship designed for the country’s top young technology talent to serve in the Federal Government. Such a program could compete for college graduates in technical fields and for other early-career technical professionals, potentially recruiting thousands per year.In an increasingly digital age, a transition accelerated by the COVID pandemic, a Digital Corps would improve government service delivery in critical areas, rebuilding trust in government, and create a broad talent funnel for the Federal Government to build the diverse, inclusive, and digital native workforce it needs in the 21st century.

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About the Author

Nick Sinai is a Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center at Harvard Kennedy School, a Senior Advisor at Insight Partners, and served as U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

Chris Kuang is Co-Founder and Director of Operations of Coding it Forward.