These 3-week and immersive paid internships give you work experience and a tech-industry résumé credential that can help you land your first summer tech internship.
3 weeks
Program Participants

Sprinternships™ are designed for all students, but especially focused on women (cis and trans), nonbinary individuals, and minoritized groups who are freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors at FIU.


Sprinternships™ are Break Through Tech’s flagship micro-internship program.

These 3-week and immersive paid internships give undergraduate students work experience and a tech-industry résumé credential that can help them land their first summer tech internship. Sprinternships™ are customized by the organizations that host them, so each experience is unique.

Don’t take our word for it — check out previous Sprinternship™ hosts, who make the program great year after year.


See past Sprinternship™ hosts.

Register for an Info Session

Register for an info session to hear directly from our Site Directors: What does it take to host a Sprinternship™? What are the expectations to bringing a team of Sprinterns™ to your organization?

Fall 2023 Info Session Dates Coming Soon

All Sprinternships™ are built around several common features: Students work in collaborative teams of 3-5 peers, they tackle a real business challenges posed by their host company, and they are immersed in the host company’s culture and operations; All together, the Sprinternship™ experience strengthens students’ professional networks and connections in the tech community and gains them a résumé credential and the real-world experience students need to land a summer tech internship.

“I gained paid, practical experience in just three weeks. It was invaluable in helping me land a summer internship.”

– Starasia Wright, she/her, Break Through Tech Alum and CUNY Hunter College Graduate

Offered in three-week sessions during academic recess (May), Sprinternships™ cannot operate without continued partnership from leaders in the industry.

Recruitment for Sprinternship™ hosts in Miami begins in the fall. Interested, but missed this year’s window? Our team is ready to hear from you in every season.

Read about Sprinternships™ in the ACT ReportOpenCampus, and the Wall Street Journal.

Interested in getting involved? We’d love to hear from you.


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School-Specific Program Information


Application Information

Applications for Spring 2024 Sprinternships will open in late Fall 2023

Partner Institution

You should be a first or second-year student in a CS major.