Guild at FIU

An exclusive and innovative opportunity for students designed to ignite interest in tech by teaching them how to code real-world, mission-driven applications.
1 Week
Applications for Summer Guild 2024 will open in Spring 2024
Program Participants
Guild is open to all students with a focus on women (cis and trans) and nonbinary individuals who are first- and second-year students at FIU. You can be enrolled in any major— or not have even decided on a major yet. No prior experience required. See the bottom of the page for all eligibility requirements. 
Additional Info
If you are curious about technology and want to join a supportive community of students who are also exploring tech, try Guild. You will have the chance to work in teams with other students to develop a tech-based solution to a problem that matters in your community. Give yourself this unique chance–apply today!


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How do you know if something is a fit if you’ve never had the chance to try it out?

That’s where we come in. 

Check out our Guild programyour low-risk, high-reward chance to explore tech.

What is a Guild?

In one week, you’ll gain hands-on experience tackling a real-life challenge tailored to our local community. With the help and support of tech professionals, you’ll have the chance to figure out if you can picture a career in tech.  

  • A free immersive 5-day in-person experience with all-day meals and super cool swag.
  • Guild Topics:
    • Coding Languages
    • All about AI and Machine Learning 
    • Careers in Computing and Technology
    • Computing and Ethics
    • Computing and its intersection with Arts, Environment, & Life Sciences 

How does Guild benefit you?

If you are unsure of your major, perhaps thinking of a more interdisciplinary background, unsure whether Computing is for you and whether you would like it or not, but are still curious about it, we will provide you with the tools, resources and education to immerse you into the world of computing.

Let us show you

Here are some photos from our Summer Guild 2023:

School-Specific Program Information

Florida International University

Application Information

Applications for Summer Guild 2024 will open in Spring 2024
Seats are limited

Partner Institution

  • Open to all students, but especially focused on women (trans and cis), nonbinary students and other minoritized groups in tech
  • Incoming degree-seeking undergraduates or rising second-years at Florida International University OR Miami Dade College students
  • You have completed College Algebra (MAC 1105) or are taking it during Spring 2024 or before