How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in DTech. 

The next application window to become a
DTech Member will open on February 1, 2021.  

DTech Scholar applications will also open on February 1, 2021
DTech members who wish to participate in the 2021 summer
DTech Scholar program may apply, and 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 400 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 (if Covid safety protocols allow)

  • 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