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GitHub Octernships

The GitHub Octernships program connects students with industry partners in paid professional experiences and mentorship on open source and software development projects.

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How the program works


Get verified and explore the
opportunities 💰

Verified and eligible students on GitHub Global Campus can explore industry opportunities from the GitHub Partner network.

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Proof of Work simplifies the application process 🚢

Partner organizations share a problem statement, or an assignment which students need to build, then submit using GitHub Classroom.

Partner organizations review submitted projects, communicate via pull-requests, and schedule interviews.


Kickstart your journey in tech 🚀

Selected students start working on industry projects with GitHub partner organizations and join the premier GitHub Octernship community.

Our partners

  • Appwrite
  • Dive
  • Appflowy
  • Secure Stack
  • Amplication
  • Rust Desk
  • Open Sauced Craftwork
  • Houseware