Key Dates and Information for the Application & Selection Process for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 (Subject to Change)
December 13, 2019 Applications for FY 2020-2021 opens
January 29, 2020, 11:59PM PST (Pacific Standard Time) Application Period Closes
February 1 to February 21, 2020 Selected candidates will be required to participate in the following:
  • Online assessment for technical competencies
  • Submission of references
  • Phone/Skype Interview with a selection Committee
March 23 to 27, 2020 Finalists will be invited to in-person interviews held in San Francisco, tentatively scheduled for the week of March 23 to 27, 2020 (Note: Candidates must attend in-person interviews at their own expense)
April 10 to 24, 2020 Notification of selected candidates of a conditional offer of employment to begin background clearance, and reference verifications.
  • Formal offers of employment with the SF Fellows Program are given upon completion of this background clearance process.
  • Final candidates not selected as a Fellow will be given the option to be put on an alternate list (3 to 5 Fellows are typically selected from the alternate list)
August 10, 2020 Program Start Date, First Day of Orientation