Military Fellows Program

Work at top technology companies in Silicon Valley,
all before you leave the military

Now accepting applicants on a rolling admissions basis

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Reimagining military transitions

New pathways for military service

DoD SkillBridge allows participants to start full-time roles up to six months before they leave the military

Learn by doing

A once in a lifetime opportunity to get a headstart in a new career

Put your experience to work

Help start a company or jump in at a large organization

One application, dozens of innovative companies

The Military Fellows Program partners with companies to provide immersive internship experiences. From early stage startups to established corporations we've cleared the path to join technology companies before you leave the military.

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Our Partners

Work under close supervision of technology leaders building relevant skills to kickstart your next career.

General Manager

City Operations

project manager

Product Operations

Sales Operations

community

View our full list of partners and opportunities.

Who we are looking for

  1. Cross-functional leaders: you can set the tone for a team and drive results while also being empathetic to their challenges.
  2. Demonstrated problem solvers: excellent organizational skills, great follow-through on tasks, and calm under pressure.
  3. Interest in technology: you want to see what it takes to grow a company from the earliest stages or be an essential part of a high-performance team.
  4. Dedicated teammate: stellar networking and communication skills that inspire the people around you to do their best work.
  5. Mission-driven: you have an entrepreneurial mindset, are biased towards action, and are driven to be part of something bigger than yourself.
Ashleigh Early, Sr Manager - Sales Development
Okta, Inc

"By partnering with organizations like Shift, Okta hopes to create a more inclusive work environment for veterans and ease their transition into the civilian workforce."

Max Levchin, Co-founder & CEO
Affirm

"Affirm is looking forward to welcoming military fellows into our growing team as part of our mission to build a company that reflects the rich diversity of the customers we serve and that includes our veterans and their families."

Bryce Meredig, Founder
Citrine Informatics

"We look forward to working with a military fellow who excels at engaging diverse stakeholders, building strategic relationships, and both devising and executing on a broad range of community-oriented objectives."

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