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Program Associate OR Manager

As a Program Associate, you’ll support the end-to-end journey of the Coding it Forward Fellowship, from talent recruitment to personalized one-on-one support. In this role, you’ll be a frontline partner dedicated to empowering our Fellows and guaranteeing their success.



  • Develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy, including defining timelines, target audiences, and campaign goals.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with external organizations to enhance recruiting efforts, including collaborating with academic institutions, nonprofits, and other partners. This will include implementing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategy and expanding Coding it Forward's reach to underrepresented students.
  • Serve as the primary support for prospective candidates, responding to inquiries, providing timely and accurate information, and ensuring follow-up for issue resolution.

Talent Management

  • Manage day-to-day program execution, serving as the frontline responder for Fellows' inquiries and conducting one-on-one meetings to ensure their needs are met effectively.
  • Collaborate with the Program Manager to plan virtual professional and social events,  and host events as needed throughout the summer.
  • Support Coding it Forward’s alumni community through one-on-one support, as needed, and planning quarterly community events 


  • Independent Problem-Solver: A solutions-oriented professional who can work independently, proactively seeking answers to questions and resolving issues.
  • Strategic Thinker: A big-picture thinker who can formulate action items and goals to drive effective and efficient outcomes.
  • Clear Communicator: Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team Collaborator: Enjoy working within close-knit teams, valuing diverse perspectives, and managing interpersonal conflicts with a level-headed attitude.
  • Tech Proficient: Proficient in using Google Drive, Slack, and project management tools to streamline communication and facilitate efficient workflows.


  • Project Management: Previous experience in project management or administration, especially in a fast-paced startup or nonprofit environment.
  • Event Planning: Previous experience planning and/or hosting events, especially for online audiences. 
  • Working with Students: Passionate about working with students and early-career professionals from diverse backgrounds, with a preference for candidates with previous experience in student-facing roles.
  • Knowledge of Public Interest Technology: Demonstrated interest in the "public interest technology" or technology for social good space.