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Color in Tech

Color in Tech work towards increasing diversity in the tech world through their range of exciting programmes. The Tech Immersion programme brings talented BAME students to a leading tech hub to explore the industry and develop their network. 

Tech Immersion in San Francisco's Silicon Valley

We’re offering one bright student a chance to spend 4 days in Silicon Valley, experiencing first hand what it's like to enter and thrive in the tech industry. You’ll get to interact with innovative tech companies through site visits, workshops and networking dinners. There will also be sessions on key skills such as presenting, pitch practice, commercial knowledge and how to go about building a tech product.

The programme is designed for students interested in a range of roles including Engineering, Business, Product and Marketing. Students leave with a greater level of knowledge about the industry, increased confidence and a better understanding of career options. 

The course will take place in San Francisco from 17 – 21 June 2019. Flights, accommodation and food are covered by Color in Tech and we’ll sponsor your place by covering the course fee of £700

Requirements

The opportunity is open to all Brunel UK/EU BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) undergraduates who are 

  • curious and entrepreneurial
  • interested in a career in tech
  • on track for a 2.1 or above 

How to Apply

To apply, complete the form below, attaching an up-to-date CV and a short video explaining why we should choose you for this amazing opportunity.  Your video should be a maximum of 3 minutes long and answer the following two questions within that time:

  • Tell us about your passion for technology, using examples and evidence
  • Explain how this experience will benefit your future in the tech industry

DEADLINE: TUESDAY 30 APRIL

We're here to help if you need any assistance with the application. You can book a same-day Quick Query  appointment to get your CV ready and to get some tips on video interviews.

Contact us via careers@brunel.ac.uk if you'd like any further info.

FAQs

I'm having trouble uploading my video

Check the file size as large files may take some time to upload. If you aren't able to upload your video successfully, please directly email to careersinfo@brunel.ac.uk

I want to apply but I'm not comfortable on camera. Do you have any tips?

Relax and be yourself! We want to see how this opportunity can benefit you. Book an appointment for one-to-one help on Quick Query.

I've never been abroad before. Will I be travelling alone?

They'll be a group of you from other London universities. You'll also have the opportunity to meet the other students enrolled on the programme and members of the Color in Tech team during an introductory session before you fly. There are two spaces for Brunel students, one is sponsored by the us and the other is sponsored by WIBEC Brunel.

What should I put on my CV if I don't have much experience?

Book an appointment to see us and we will guide you through the entire process.

Can I get help over Easter break?

The PDC will close on Tuesday 16th April. If you want help before the Easter break, please book a Quick Query appointment before then. Also, try to send your applications in as soon as possible.

 

 

 

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Application form

 

Fully funded 4-day programme in Silicon Valley