Call for fellows 2023 open until December 11, 2022

Open Climate seeks seven (7) mid career professionals for the 2023 Open Climate Fellowship Program. We welcome applicants from backgrounds across the open and climate movements such as researchers, activists, developers, and educators who are excited to:

  • Explore the intersections between open technology projects and the climate crisis. 
  •  Connect with new people working with open technologies and/or climate and environmental justice, coordinating with our team to put ideas, projects and partnerships out into the world. Network development, community building, and sharing ideas are always at the top of your mind. 
  • Center the expansion of the knowledge commons for addressing climate change in your work.

Fellows will collaborate with the Open Climate team from January 30, 2023 – May 30, 2023 (4 months). We anticipate that on average fellows will spend ~20-30 hours/month.

In their role as Fellow, they will:

  • Engage in a facilitated peer-learning process to build projects based on their communities and areas of interest, with support and mentorship from the Open Climate team.
  • Join and participate in regular cohort calls to exchange feedback and learnings with peers.
  • Help shape public-facing programming and contents related to Open Climate’s mission.
  • Learn in the open, contributing to Open Climate’s resources.


  • Mentorship and network building
    Fellows will have access to experienced open movement organizers and practitioners during the duration of the fellowship, which will also offer opportunities for direct engagement with leaders across the open movement and climate action initiatives over digital platforms.
  • Professional Development
    The Open Climate Fellowship will lead to new learnings and relationships that will help the Fellow further their career objectives. Open Climate will assist Fellows in their future endeavors by facilitating new connections, sharing information about funding opportunities and emerging opportunities in the field, as well as offering continued mentorship.
  • Stipend
    $2,500 (paid in two installments over the fellowship period)

For more information please download and read the Call for fellows guide:

How to apply

To apply, please fill the application form by no later than 11:59 pm UTC on December 11, 2022. 

Note: If you have issues with the application form, please try this link or email us to info@open-climate.org