Open Source Experiences

As part of the Accelerate program, students will have opportunities to strengthen their professional portfolio by making a meaningful contribution to an open source project. During these opportunities, students will work in a team with the guidance of an industry mentor to develop a professional quality solution to an issue in an open source project.

CTI partners with CodeDay to offer these opportunities for Accelerate students who demonstrate their work ethic, professionalism and committment to learning.

    Two Type of Opportunities


    These opportunities are available during the academic year (twice during Fall semester and twice during Spring semester):

    • 4-weeks long
    • Work about 10 hours per week
    • Participate in scheduled Hack Sessions
    • Culminate in a blog post and resume update showcasing your contribution
    • Unpaid

    8-week Summer Open Source Experience

    This opportunity is offered during the summer (late June through Mid August):

    • 8-weeks long
    • Work for 20 or 40 hours per week
    • Attend synchronous zoom session throughout the period, 4 hours per day or 8 hours per day
    • Culminate in a blog post and resume update showcasing your contribution(s)
    • Earn up to $2000 in stipend

    CTI – CodeDay Open Source Experience Facts

    This is an unique opportunity that is open to all CS students who are willing to demonstrate Above and Beyond committment to their learning.

    First Open Source Experience

    Number of participants

    Number of Issues Tackled

    Number of Pull Requests Submitted

    Number of Pull Requests Accepted

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