Gigs in Greensboro (GIG)
An internship & professional development program run by Xtern Software
We are so excited to introduce our Gigs in Greensboro (GIG) Cohort Pilot!
This signature program will combine Xtern's deep roots in our community through volunteer & civic organizations with our desire to provide greater professional pathways to our local college graduates.
For: UNCG Computer Science majors
Students must be rising Juniors or Seniors who have successfully completed CS 330 with a grade of C or better. (We hope to expand this program to other 4-year Computer Science programs in the near future!)
Complete: A summer internship at Xtern Software through Campus Greensboro
Students must apply and be accepted into the 10-week Campus Greensboro Summer Fellows program. This paid summer internship includes professional development and networking opportunities through Campus Greensboro. Learn more about the Summer Fellows program HERE.
Build: Technology to benefit the City of Greensboro's Parks & Recreation Department
This paid technology service project work will take place during the summer internship. Learn more about the City's Parks & Recreation Department HERE.
Visit: Local employers with the UNCG Career & Professional Development department
Participate in tech treks where real-world technology professionals will share their experiences. Students will participate in prep sessions with UNCG and then visit the offices of local employers. Learn more about UNCG Career & Professional Development HERE.
Win: A scholarship while gaining valuable work experience!
The scholarship will be awarded at a luncheon in May each year. To be eligible, students must have successfully completed their internship (in which they worked on the technology service project), and participated in at least 2 employer treks.