Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources for Engineering and Computer Science

DEI Conferences, summer programs, job boards and other resources for engineering students

DEI Conferences

Conference Name


NSBE: National Society of Black Engineers

March 22-26, 2023

SWE: Society of Women Engineers

Oct. 26-28, 2023


Feb. 9-11 2023

Grace Hopper

Sept. 26-29, 2023

Tapia Conference (WashDC)

Sept. 13-15, 2023

CAPWIC 2021: Women in Computing (WashDC)

Mar. 31 - Apr. 1, 2023


Nov. 1-5, 2023

Women in CyberSecurity Conference

March 16-18 2023


Nov 1-5, 2023

Out for Undergrad

Sept 8-10, 2023 (tech)

Oct. 20-22, 2023 (engineering)



DEI Summer Programs

Program Name

Applications Open


Twitter Academy (and other diversity programs)

Applications open in the Fall


Twitter Academy is a paid 12-week summer internship program designed for historically underrepresented second-year computer science students

Meta University

Applications open late Aug - October


Google BOLD (3rd years)

Applications open in the Fall


Google STEP (1st and 2nd years)

Applications open in the Fall


Accenture Student Leadership Program

Applications open: November 1


Application deadline:

March 1



Code2040 Fellows Program

Applications open: June 2023


Application Deadline: August 8

The Fellows Program is an intensive career accelerator for Black and Latinx college and graduate-level computer science students. For 9 weeks between June and August, you’ll intern at a top tech company and engage in racial equity advocacy work.



Application Deadline:


March 31

INROADS is a leader in advancing diverse youth in corporate America.

Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation



Maintains a list of a variety of programs and opportunities including research and internships



Applications open: Early February


Application Deadline: Late February

Outreachy provides internships in open source and open science for people subject to systemic bias and impacted by underrepresentation in the technical industry where they are living.

HACU Internship Program (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities)

Applications open: Jan 9th 2023

Federal agency internship opportunities

Emma Bowen Foundation (Media & Tech)


Applications open: Spring

The Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) promotes a more diverse industry by recruiting promising students of color and placing them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation's leading media and tech companies, such as Comcast NBCUniversal, Discovery, Hearst Television, the New York Times, the NFL, Spectrum, and ViacomCBS.

Federal Diversity Internship Program

Rolling Applications

If you want to spend your life serving the public good, consider a satisfying career as federal employee.

Goldman Sachs Exploratory Programs

Applications open: February

The 2024 Possibilities Summits are virtual programs offering a diverse cohort of undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops designed to expand their personal network, cultivate top industry skills and explore the wealth of opportunities available at Goldman Sachs. All undergraduates are available to apply.

Trials: Summer program for pre-law students (with Harvard and NYU)

Applications open: Late October

Trials is a unique partnership of Harvard Law School, NYU School of Law, and the Advantage Testing Foundation. It is a fully subsidized summer study program for students of modest means whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented at the nation’s top law schools.

IBM Accelerate


Applications open: January

This program is open to all first and second-year undergraduate students. All candidates who meet the above criteria may apply. We especially encourage applications from individuals currently underrepresented in the STEM and technology field, including Black, Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics/Latinxs.


Hack.diversity Fellows Program

Applications open: July 1

9 month program (Jan-Sept) plus summer internship

Pfizer Breakthrough Fellowship Program

Applications open: October of your 3rd Year

An initial 10-week summer internship for rising undergraduate college seniors -> 2 years of full-time employment after Undergraduate graduation -> After 2 years, a fully paid scholarship to complete a full-time, 2-year MBA, MPH or MS Statistics program -> Summer internship between the first and second years of the MBA / MPH or MS Statistics program -> Return to Pfizer for employment post program graduation


Enrich Scholars (Started by UVA Darden/Law grad)


Enrich is a mission-driven company committed to putting minority students on the path to career success. They support students with connections to job opportunities, interview prep, and transitioning to your first job. Apply to be considered for full-time and internship opportunities at Wayfair, Salesforce, and other exciting companies and receive priority in the application and interview process.


Google CSRMP (CS Research Mentorship Program)

Applications open: Late June

Application Deadline: Late July

The CS Research Mentorship Program (CSRMP) supports the pursuit of computing research for students from historically marginalized groups through career mentorship, peer-to-peer networking, and building awareness about pathways within the field.

Zed Factor Fellowship

Applications open: Fall

Application Deadline: Early January

The Zed Factor Fellowship will include pairing fellows with aerospace industry mentors, placing them in paid summer internships, and providing opportunities for them to build a community (via a summit and other gatherings, in person and virtual, throughout and after the summer program).

Duolingo Thrive

Applications open: Fall Thrive is an immersive 10-week summer internship program that provides second-year students from historically underrepresented communities within tech the opportunity to develop their technical skills and experience what it’s like to work at Duolingo.

P&G Standout Emerging Leaders Camp

  The Standout Program is designed to give top students immersive experiences in a culture where diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ways of thinking are valued and included to make a meaningful impact from Day 1. Our desire is to have a diverse group of top candidates for this program. Underrepresented students including, but not limited to, female and/or Black or African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, Indian/Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, or two or more races are strongly encouraged to apply.

Nestle Diversity Leadership Symposium and Procurement Internship Program

  Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a Procurement Internship for the summer of 2024? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé's 2023 virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 15-17, 2023, for college students of diverse backgrounds!


Job Boards

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)

National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

Blacks In Technology



Other DEI Resources


BIT: Blacks in Technology

OBD: Organization of Black Designers

Correlation One: DS4A (Data Science For All)

SMART Scholarship (DOD)

UVA Career Center DEI Resources