Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code Free Summer Immersion Program

Posted on February 5, 2019

Girls Who Code, a leading national non-profit with the mission to close the gender gap in technology, opens its Summer Immersion Program application in mid-January.  Our Summer Immersion Program takes place at leading tech companies, giving girls an opportunity to gain exposure to computer science skills and careers! (https://girlswhocode.com/summer-immersion-programs/?nabm=1)

WHO:  10thand 11thgrade girls who have not taken AP Computer Science are eligible to apply, no computer science experience required. (Girls who have taken AP computer science are ineligible.)

WHAT:  the Summer Immersion Program is a free 7-week full time non-residential program during weekdays in the summer, teaching computer science skills and providing girls with access to tech careers. The program offers up to a $1,400 stipend for eligible girls!

WHERE:  PwC offfice, Philadelphia

DEADLINES:  Application opens January 22nd.  Early application deadline is February 15th.  Second round application/final deadline is March 15th.

HOW TO APPLY:  Girls should apply starting in mid-January at girlswhocode.com/SIPapply   There are no GPA requirements or recommendations required. This is an easy online application.

PARTNERSHIPS: School districts or organizations who would like to be SIP Community Partners to spread the word to students in their network should contact Eve Balick at eve.balick@girlswhocode.com

QUESTIONS?  Ask questions at summerimmersion@girlswhocode.com


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