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CUNY StudentsApplying to CUNY Tech Prep

CTP's application opens once a year in February. Due to the volume of applications you should apply as soon as possible and provide complete information. Decisions are sent out in May. Apply below!

Frequently asked questions

What does CTP offer?
  • Weekly Technical Course in Web Development OR Data Science (Fall semester) with additional topics in Interview Prep, Web Security, Cloud Technologies, etc. (Spring semester).
  • 1:1 meetings with a Career Coach
  • Mock Technical and Behavioral Interviews
  • Industry Guest Talks and Recruiter Office Hours
  • Information on full-time job opportunities and internships
  • A network of peers from the 11 CUNY Senior Colleges
What tech skills do Fellows learn?

Full-Stack Web App Development (JavaScript)

  • Frontend and Backend development
  • Routing, Components
  • Model-View-Controller (MVC) Pattern
  • Relational Databases and ORM
  • Testing, CI/CD
  • Deployment


Data Science (Python)

  • Data Collection and Processing
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Data Visualization
  • Machine Learning Techniques
  • Data Science Process
  • Big Data
Am I eligible?

Yes, if you:

  • are a Computer Science (or related) Undergraduate Major
  • are graduating in Fall 2023 or later from one of 11 of the CUNY senior colleges with your Bachelor's degree
  • completed and passed coursework in Data Structures prior to the first semester of CTP
  • are 18 years or older, do not make more than $50,000/yr as an individual, and are legally able to work in the U.S.
  • have NOT participated in any other TTP-funded program
    • The application has a full list of disqualifying TTP-funded programs.
What's the application process?
Do you have any interviewing tips?

Yes, you can checkout our interviewing tips page.

Do I have to pay for CTP?

No, the program is FREE for eligible candidates.

Do I get paid for participating in the program?

No, CTP is NOT an internship and does not guarantee a job/internship.