Millennium Challenge Corporation Science & Technology Fellowship
building knowledge, advancing development


Science & Technology Fellows (formerly Innovation Fellows) are big thinkers interested in international development and the challenges facing some of the world’s poorest countries. The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Arizona State University (ASU) and the New America Foundation (NAF) invite applicants with technical expertise in social and physical sciences, medicine, engineering and other relevant disciplines to apply to the Science & Technology Fellowship. Fellows will be placed throughout MCC operations to advance the application of science, technology and related expertise in international development and the foreign affairs activities of the U.S. Government.

Why This Fellowship

The foreign aid community faces science and technology challenges, many of which are unique to the world’s poorest countries. The best available information, along with innovative application, are needed to establish priorities, make decisions and develop best practices to encourage economic growth in countries requiring aid.

Science & Technology Fellows will work closely with foreign aid experts in MCC and ask complex questions about MCC projects, then apply their expertise to identify answers that will enhance foreign aid and diminish global poverty.

Prior development experience is not required, but a desire to work in a dynamic organization that is focused on helping the world’s poor is. If you want an opportunity to work where you can see the difference your effort makes, then join apply to be an MCC Science & Technology Fellow today.

Read more about the duties and sample projects.