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Spaniards to Silicon Valley

Our mission is to unlock the possibility for talented engineers to access Silicon Valley learning opportunities

A non-profit initiative led by engineers working at Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram... for student engineers

The What

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6 weeks mentorship from Software Engineers at Facebook, Instagram, Google, Amazon...

Our goal is to offer Software Engineers padawans the possibility of obtaining an internship in Silicon Valley.

6 interview-prep mentorship sessions

Students will have six sessions with our mentors. In these, the mentor will mock interview the mentee, provide feedback, go over their resume...

Internship Referral 

At the end of the mentorship, mentor will refer the student for an internship.

The How

Students will do their pre-work

March & April 2018

Students will learn the basics to be able to solve code challenges. Refer to our Coursework section for more details!

Application opens!

May 1st

Application will open until May 30th. Students will fill a form, submit their resume and then solve a code challenge. We promise anyone who is passionate and does the pre-work will be able to get selected :) 

Students selected announcement

June 20th 2018

Sadly, we have limited capacity given that we will have limited mentors. We will select the most promising candidates!

Mentorship sessions kick-off!

July & August 2018

Let the interview training begin! Mock interviews, resume review, feedback and more feedback.

Mentor will refer mentee

End of August 2018

At the end of the mentorship, mentor will submit a referral for the student to obtain an internship at their company for Summer 2019.

Internship starts

Mid June 2019

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The Who

Computer Science Student or Similar

Only students that are returning to college after Summer 2019 (graduating end of 2019 or later). We are targeting Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering students or related. The criteria to obtain an internship in top tech companies enforces this policy.

No Financial Requirements

No VISA or financial requirements needed. That's why we are choosing top tech companies, so they will take care of everything for you

Coder, but No Previous Work Experience Needed

The pre-work material is designed for people that might not have work experience. However, knowing how to code will be required. Take a look at our Coursework section for details!

Desire of Success

We want people motivated enough to put in the work necessary on top of their regular college activities. We understand that you have exams, homework... that's why if you do your homework regularly, it should be feasible to combine