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


DEI Conferences

Conference Name

Dates

NSBE: National Society of Black Engineers

March 22-26, 2023

SWE: Society of Women Engineers

Oct. 20-22, 2022

BEYA

Feb. 9-11 2023

Grace Hopper

Sept. 20-23, 2022 (hybrid)

Tapia Conference (WashDC)

Sept. 7-10, 2022

CAPWIC 2021: Women in Computing (WashDC)

Mar. 25-26 2022 - no 2023 date yet

SHPE

Nov. 2-6 2022

Women in CyberSecurity Conference

March 16-18 2023

AfroTech

Nov 13-17 2022

Out for Undergrad

Sept 16-18 2022

National Action Counsel for Minorities in Engineering

Oct 12-14 2022

 

Black Virtual Career Fair

Aug 25 2022 

 

 

 

DEI Summer Programs

Program Name

Applications Open

Details

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 early summer for following summer

 

Application Deadline: August 8

 

InRoads

 

Application Deadline:

 

March 31

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

Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation

 

Various

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

Outreachy

 

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 Emerging Leaders Series

Applications open: February

 

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.

 

Brooke Owens Fellowship (for women in Aerospace)

Applications open: August 2022

Paid internships & executive mentorship for exceptional undergraduate women and gender-minority students in aerospace

Google CSRMP (CS Research Mentorship Program)

Applications open: Late June
 

Application Deadline: Late July

 

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).

 

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

Jopwell

 

Other DEI Resources

UVA MOCHA/WOCHA

BIT: Blacks in Technology

OBD: Organization of Black Designers

Correlation One: DS4A (Data Science For All)

SMART Scholarship (DOD)

UVA Career Center DEI Resources