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Leverage your skills to help progressive campaigns and causes.

Interest Form
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We are looking for people who have experience in data science, coding, or campaign technology. Our fellowship is designed for people who have a strong desire to make a difference in the field of progressive politics.


We will teach you campaign basics and how data and technology can help progressive campaigns and causes. We will also introduce you to the tools, tech, and data sources you need to be successful. 

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Volunteer directly with campaigns and causes alongside a peer-led team. You will also join the wider Bluebonnet community where we work together, share projects, and host events.


The Bluebonnet Fellowship

Use your technical skills to make a difference in progressive politics.

C Tech Program

About the Bluebonnet Fellowship:

Fellows will be trained on campaign/organizing basics, political data, and commonly used campaign tools. After training, fellows will be matched to a campaign/organization alongside a team of 3-4 peers. Throughout the fellowship, fellows will acquire training & experience with a subset of political data tactics (e.g. voter targeting, turnout projections), contribute their unique skillsets to innovative projects, and be introduced to the landscape of existing & emerging campaign technology & tools.  This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.

First & foremost, we’re looking for folks with a passion for Progressive politics and causes, especially those considering a future career in this field.


Beyond that, we’re looking for some subset of these skills & experiences:

  • Data analysis or related data/technical disciplines; specifically, experience working with data using tools such as:

    • Scripting languages like Python or R

    • SQL

    • Advanced Google Sheets or Excel

    • BI/analysis tools such as Tableau, Hex, Google Looker Studio, etc.

    • Experience with other languages & software engineering is also a plus

  • Experience using campaign tools (or related digital/marketing tools) such as:

    • VAN, PDI, or other voter databases

    • Voter contact tools like Hustle, Impactive, GetThru, Reach, etc.

    • Digital tools, including social media, digital ads, or website management

  • A mix of communication, project management, and team skills

Time Commitment:

  • An average of 5-7 hours per week of volunteer work for an 11-week period

Project Leads

Leverage your project management & communication skills in the causes you care about.

Data Fellowship

Roudy Boursiquot

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"Bluebonnet provided me an opportunity to leverage my professional experience in strategy & analytics to break into the political tech space. Getting to work so closely with the candidate alongside a diverse group of fellows made it such an incredibly impactful experience."

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About the Project Lead program

Project Leads will provide guidance, promote collaboration and help the fellow team (3-4 fellows per team) execute their projects. We are looking for people who have strong backgrounds as a team and project managers. This is an unpaid volunteer opportunity.


We’re looking for these skills & experiences:

  • Strong team manager 

  • Project management experience

  • Great communication skills 

  • Proficiency with data analysis tools & concepts 

  • Passion for Progressive politics and causes 


Time commitment:

  • An average of 5-7 hours per week of volunteer work for an 11-week period 

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