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CTP's application opens once a year in February. To be emailed when the application opens, sign up on the interest form
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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 2022 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.