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Revan Sopher, a computer science student at Rutgers, has been selected for one of the premier fellowships in technology: the Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers (KPCB) Fellows Program (http://kpcbfellows.com/). He is part of the less than 3% selected for the program out of the applicant pool and is also featured on KPCB’s site under meet the fellows. Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers is a leading venture capital firm in the Silicon Valley.

The KPCB Fellows Program is the top engineering program for young people interested in technology and entrepreneurship in the Valley. The program pairs top engineering students from across the country with leading edge startups in Silicon Valley. Their work experience is additionally supplemented with events and programming led by CEOs and executives from KPCB portfolio companies and KPCB Partners including Design Partner John Maeda (formerly President of the Rhode Island School of Design), Mike Abbott (Former Twitter VP of Engineering and on Obama’s team to help fix HealthCare.gov), and John Doerr (a legendary Venture Capitalist who is well-known for helping build Amazon, Google, Twitter, and many other companies).

The KPCB Fellows Program was also named a top 2015 program in Vault (http://www.vault.com/internship-rankings/top-10-internships). The program has also been recorgnized by the press.

See for example: TechCrunch – http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/19/with-increased-student-interest-in-the-enterprise-kleiner-perkins-debuts-second-engineering-fellows-program/

Fast Company – http://www.fastcompany.com/3019060/fast-feed/kleiner-perkins-launches-fellows-program-to-attract-young-product-managers 

Thanks to Justin Sayarath from KPCB for this information.