C4DT Digital Trust Policy Fellowship
Applicants must at a minimum fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Advanced degree such as MSc. or PhD., preferably in computer science or engineering.
- Professionals with a university degree in another area should have substantial experience working in or studying the technology sector.
- Be eligible to work in Switzerland (i.e., either hold Swiss or EU/EFTA-nationality, or possess a valid Swiss work permit).
Recent MSc. or PhD. graduates, researchers, and professionals (e.g., technologists, lawyers, journalists, or NGO officers, etc.) who possess the following qualities are encouraged to apply:
- Excellent analytical, communications, research, and writing skills in English.
- Demonstrated subject matter expertise in one or more areas related to digital trust technology and a strong interest in public policy.
- Interest and openness to interdisciplinary work.
- Experience in policy writing is desirable but not required. Science communication coaching and editorial support will be provided.
- Ability to explain complex technology to those who are not familiar with technology tools or concepts.
- Self-starters who are confident in leading personal projects and conducting independent research, but are also prepared for various rounds of peer-review with C4DT staff and EPFL professors.
- Be able to make a full-time commitment to the Fellowship Program and to work on-site for the majority of the fellowship.
If you have questions, please get in touch with the C4DT Digital Trust Fellowship Program manager at C4DTfellowship@epfl.ch and sign up for one of the informational sessions.
We offer two informational session, held via Zoom, for prospective applicants:
- 15. December 2023, 17:00 CEST
- 15. January 2024, 17:00 CEST
To sign-up and receive the Zoom link, please send an email to C4DTfellowship@epfl.ch.