How to Apply

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DTech Member applications will be open September 1 - October 17, 2020.  Students in all years at Duke who wish to join the vibrant DTech community and participate in DTech's school-year activities are encouraged to apply. 

Please register now for an Information Session.  Attending a session is a required part of the member application process, and will provide an opportunity to hear directly from current DTech Scholars.

  • Friday, September 18, 10-11 am EST
  • Monday, September 21, 4-5 pm EST
  • Thursday, October 15, 7-8 pm EST

DTech Scholar applications will open in January, 2021.  DTech members who wish to participate in the 2021 summer DTech Scholar program in the Bay Area, Seattle, or Raleigh-Durham may apply.  You do not need to already have an internship at the time of your application.


Program Overview

DTech members are part of the friendly and supportive DTech community which has grown to over 300 women studying computer science, engineering and math/statistics.  Members have access to the following resources during the school year:

  • Workshops and on-line resources to enhance students' Duke academic experience and support their career development
  • Support from experienced DTech members and alumnae
  • Access to DTech's online database of internship and full-time job opportunities at DTech partner companies
  • Training and support for recruiting for technical internships
  • Community development activities to help students get to know other students pursuing similar technical courses of study at Duke
  • DTech Explore: a program for freshmen/sophomores and other students new to tech to help them learn more about potential technical careers and create a community that will sustain and empower them throughout their years at Duke

DTech Scholars are members who are selected to participate in DTech's flagship summer program.  DTech Scholars also receive: 

  • A 10-12 week technical summer internship (Internships are obtained by the students, often with the support of DTech.)

  • Spring workshops to prepare for the internship experience 

  • Subsidized summer housing with other DTech Scholars in locations such as the Bay Area, Seattle, and Raleigh-Durham

  • One-on-one mentorship provided by experienced tech leaders and previous DTech Scholars

  • Networking events to meet industry leaders

  • Weekly workshops featuring visits to top tech companies and leadership training

  • Weekly DTech Circles with other DTech Scholars  to build community and provide/receive support

  • Cultural and social events with Duke University Alumni

DTech Scholars will be expected to:

  • Engage in a full-time internship during summer 2021
  • Attend multiple DTech professional development and community-building events during the 2021 spring semester 
  • Live full-time in the DTech housing during the summer
  • Participate actively in weekly DTech summer events and DTech Circles
  • Support others in the DTech community before, during and after their DTech summer