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Exposure to tech for CUNY students

Break Through Tech at CUNY by City University of New York (CUNY) | CUNY

Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services, Internships and fellowships

Eligibility BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, Woman

Schedule Less than 1 month, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated 4 days ago

Get experience, skills, and build a network of industry professionals in tech

Break Through Tech connects college female-identifying, non-binary, and other underrepresented groups in tech with tech experience, skills, and networking.

Guild is a free 1 week program that teaches coding for first and second-year college students who are underrepresented in tech.

Sprinternship is a paid mini-internship in tech during winter break for first and second year college college students who are underrepresented in tech at CUNY. It also provides a series of career development workshops.

Who it's for Who it's for

To be eligible for Guild, you must:

  • Be a female-identifying, nonbinary, or other underrepresented student group in tech
  • Be a current CUNY undergraduate, degree-seeking student
  • Be enrolled in at least 1 CUNY course during the fall semester
  • Be a first or second-year student

To be eligible for Sprinternship, you must:

  • Be a female-identifying, nonbinary, or other underrepresented student group in tech
  • Be a current CUNY undergraduate, degree-seeking student
  • Be enrolled in at least 1 CUNY course during the fall semester
  • Be first-year, second-year, or junior student
  • Be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.0+
  • Be 18+
  • Be living in the United States
  • Be able to demonstrate commitment to a computer science major (for example, a computer science major, previous or planned classes, Summer Guild, a high school class, or other clubs, bootcamps, or extracurricular activities)

Duration and Length Duration and Length

Guild runs one week at a time during summer break, Monday to Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm. It is available in person and virtually.

Sprinternships run during CUNY’s winter break for 3 weeks from 9:00am-5:00pm, with prep workshops during the fall semester.

Next Steps

The application for the 2024 Sprinternship is now closed.

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