50+ Resources & Opportunities in Tech

50+ Resources & Opportunities in Tech

The year 2020 had been a roller coaster ride probably for all of us. I spent a lot of time cooped up in my home. Though this was the time when I discovered an ample amount of resources and opportunities that are available in the tech industry. I have compiled a list of resources which includes cheatsheets, roadmaps, interview preparation resources, design resources, etc.

It also has a collection of opportunities that are available in tech.

While most of the opportunities would be useful for student developers, the resources are for all.

Also, I've open-sourced the repository. I would love to have contributors!
Link to the repo: here.

Table of contents:


Opportunities for everyone

Opportunities exclusively for women

(List of Resources):


Interview PreparationVisit
Design ResourcesVisit
Jobs ListVisit
Project based learningVisit
APIs & resourcesVisit
Roadmaps & resourcesVisit
Miscellaneous RepositoriesVisit

(Opportunities for everyone):


Microsoft Imagine CupVisit the page(Check the website)
JP Morgan Code for GoodVisit the pageInitial screening is a coding round followed by a hackathon. Applications usually open in Feb for the APAC region.
Smart India HackathonVisit the pageIt has 2 editions- software and hardware & covers a wide variety of themes to build projects.
Pennapps HackathonVisit the page(Check the website)
HackmitVisit the page(Check the website)
MLH ExplorerVisit the pageYou'll be collaborating in small groups with other developers on a series of short hackathon sprints.
Apple's Swift Student ChallengeVisit the page(Check the website)

Some useful links to search for hackathons around you:

Angelhack, Devpost, Devfolio, MLH Hackathons, Hackerearth.

Campus Ambassador Opportunities:

Microsoft Learn Student AmbassadorVisit the pageStudents can apply in any year of their degree course. Applications open throughout the year.
Github Campus ExpertVisit the pageApplications open twice a year in Feb and August.
GeeksForGeeks Campus AmbassadorVisit the pageSophomore and Prefinal year students can apply for the program. Applications open around May/June.
HackerEarth University Ambassador ProgramVisit the page(Check the website for updates)
Hackerrank Campus AmbassadorVisit the page(Check the website for updates)
Cisco Devnet Campus AmbassadorVisit the page(Check the website for updates)
Intel Software Innovator ProgramVisit the page(Check the website for updates)
AWS Educate Student AmbassadorVisit the page(Check the website for updates)
Alexa student influencerVisit the page(Check the website for updates)

Competitive Programming Contests:

Google HashcodeVisit the pageApplications usually open in January. It's a team-based competitive programming competition.
Google code jamVisit the pageApplications usually open in February.
Google KickstartVisit the pageIt's hosted 8 times a year and the registration for the first competition (Round A) usually begins in February.
Facebook HackercupVisit the pageApplications usually open in July.
ACM ICPCVisit the pageIt's a team-based competition. Registrations usually start in winter. The dates for different regions for selections may vary.
Topcoder OpenVisit the pageIt has a design track and a programming track for the tournament.

Some useful links to practice and learn CP:

Codeforces, Topcoder, Codechef, CP-Algorithms.

Externship Opportunities:

MLH ExternshipVisit the pageApplications usually open twice a year for Summer and Spring. Students (& a limited number of non-student professionals) are selected.
Crio Winter of DoingVisit the pageWorking professionals or student developers in their final year of engineering can go for it.
Github ExternshipVisit the pageThe GitHub Externship is a 90 days fellowship program for pre-final year students of GitHub Campus Partner schools.

Research Scholarships:

(Follow the link)Visit the page

Open Source Programs:

(Follow the link)Visit the page

Miscellaneous Opportunities:

Google STEP InternshipVisit the pageA chance to intern at Google. It's only for first and second-year undergrad students. Google India STEP intern applications usually open in November.
Palantir Technology (Global Impact) ScholarshipVisit the pageIt awards grants to students to support their education. The application usually opens in March.
Ethereum India ScholarshipVisit the pageIt's an 8-week mentor-led program for those interested to dive deep into the ethereum ecosystem.
Kaggle ContestsVisit the pageIt hosts tons of Data Science contests every month.
Codechef's Go For Gold initiativeVisit the pageCash prize will be awarded to any Indian team that secures a world rank lower than (current best) 18 in ICPC.
Udacity ScholarshipVisit the pageIt offers nano degree programs to deserving candidates.
Google Venkat ScholarshipVisit the pageSelected students will receive a financial grant towards tuition expenses and will be invited to visit the YouTube headquarters in the USA.
Samsung PRISM ProgrammeVisit the pageStudent and Professor form a team to work on real-world projects assigned by Samsung (Bengaluru). Also, get to interact with industry mentors.
Google Nonprofit Marketing ImmersionVisit the pageA challenge for those interested in digital marketing. The applications are open throughout the year.
NASA Space Apps HackathonVisit the pageSpace Apps inspires communities to come together, think intensely, and create solutions to important problems. The event usually happens in Sept-Oct.

(Opportunities exclusively for women):

Scholarship Programs:

Nutanix Heart Women in TechVisit the pageFemale students from the countries (US, France, Netherland, India, Serbia), are awarded grants for their tuition fees.
D.E Shaw DESIS Ascend FellowshipVisit the pageYou'll be given a scholarship amount if selected.
Generation Google ScholarshipVisit the pageApplications usually open in March for the APAC region. Deserving candidates in their first/second year are awarded grants.
Adobe India Women-in-Technology ScholarshipVisit the pageApplications usually open in August.
Google Women Techmakers Engineering Fellows (WTEF)Visit the pageApplications usually open in March. Deserving female candidates in their freshmen year are awarded grants and mentorship.
Anitab.Org Grace Hopper CelebrationVisit the pageIf selected you'll get a sponsored 3 day trip to the USA to attend GHC and also career opportunities at Tech giants.

Diversity Hiring Programs:

Flipkart Diversity HiringVisit the page(Check the website)
Flipkart RunwayVisit the pageDeserving candidates get a chance to intern at Flipkart.
Amazon WOW InternshipVisit the pageA 6-months internship opportunity at Amazon for deserving candidates.

Mentorship Programs:

Wootech MentorshipVisit the page(Check the website)
Amazon ACMS MentorshipClick for more infoIt's a mentorship cum internship opportunity for deserving candidates.
twitter developHERVisit the pageApplications usually open in July. A two-day program for sophomore and prefinal year women students with lots of learning events.
Microsoft Codess IndiaVisit the page(Check the website)
Intuit Augment ProgramVisit the pageThis mentorship program is designed to make women industry-ready. Applications usually open in January.
Goldman Sachs WeTech ScholarshipVisit the pageDeserving candidates are chosen from selected universities. Applications usually open in November.
Google #IamRemarkable FacilitatorVisit the page(Check the website)
Women who code MentorshipVisit the page(Check the website)
Micron Global Women's Mentorship ProgramVisit the pageApplications usually open in March.

Programming Contests:

code jam to I/O for womenVisit the pageIt's similar to code jam, but it's exclusively for women.
HackerRank Women's CodeSprintVisit the page(Check the website)
Goldman Sachs Women's CodeSprintVisit the page(Check the website)
SheCodes, IndeedVisit the pageThe contest is conducted in September. Check the website for more info.

Hackathon Contests:

Linkedin WintathonVisit the pageAll prefinal & final year BTech/BE Women Students or a 1st / 2nd Year M.Tech Women Students can apply.
Adobe CoDivaVisit the pageWinners get prizes and a chance to work at Adobe. Open to prefinal and final-year candidates.
American Express MakeathonVisit the pageWinners get a chance to intern/full-time opportunity at Amex.

I hope you found this list useful. If you have a resource/opportunity to share please feel free to visit the GitHub repository.