Key Dates and Information for the Application & Selection Process for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (Subject to Change)
December 11, 2019 Applications Period Opens. Apply Now.
January 29, 2020, 11:59PM PST (Pacific Standard Time) Application Period Closes
January 30 to February 14, 2020 Selected candidates will be invited to participate in the following to progress in the selection process:
  • Online assessment for technical competencies
  • Submission of references
  • Phone/Skype interview with a selection committee
March 13, March 19-20, March 26-27, 2020 Finalists will be invited to an in-person interview held in San Francisco on various dates in March to accommodate schools' academic calendar. (Note: Finalists must attend one of these in-person interview dates at their own expense.)
April 12, 2020 until all positions are filled. Selected candidates will receive notification of a conditional offer of employment to begin the City's background clearance and reference verification.
  • Formal offers of employment with the SF Fellows Program are given upon completion of this background clearance process.
  • Finalists not selected as a Fellow will be given the option to be put on an alternate list until we finalize the cohort.
August 10, 2020 Start Date of SF Fellows Program (First Day of Orientation). All selected candidates must be present in San Francisco and start work on this date, no exceptions.