The Oasis Accelerator

See Your Project Thrive

Have an idea for a project, an existing project you want to keep developing, or want to start something new? For 8 weeks with the support from our team of mentors, accountability of your project group, and our community, you can make it happen and develop a new skillset.

What is it?

Mentorship

Our team of mentors all have varied experience in software development. They are excited to share their knowledge and support all the groups through the accelerator.

Experience

This is an opportunity to build a software development skillset that goes beyond what is taught in the classroom. The project you work on will not only be something to put on your resume; the experience will prepare you for co-op.

Community

The Accelerator will expose you to other students with similar interests and drive to create. Working with your project group and the various social events throughout the program are great opportunities to form lasting connections.

Who can join?

individual without an idea

You don't need a group or a project idea to join! We will help you find a project group with similar project interests as you, and the first workshop is dedicated to brainstorming and ideation.

individual with an idea

Coming in with ideas about what you want to work on is great! The accelerator is a group program so you will be teamed up with at least one other person. Ideating with similarly driven and creative people almost always leaves you with something better than what you started with

group with a project

You can also bring a project that you and your team have already started working on to Oasis. Our mentor team will help resolve any issues that may be blocking progress and help you with the next steps. Signing up for the accelerator is also a great way to hold your team accountable and make some serious progress on the project!

group with an idea

The accelerator provides a great environment for you and your friends pursue the project idea that you have always wanted to build. And also enables you to meet new people and possibly even add new members to your team.

Schedule

Saturdays
1PM - 3PM

Virtual Stand Up and Updates

Teams will conduct their weekly standup calls via Zoom, as facilitated by the Oasis team

Group Hack Time

Group work will take place either in-person or virtually—the choice is up to each team

If working in-person, we will help teams locate spaces around campus where they can collaboratively work. Mentors will stop by during work time to check in with teams

If working virtually, mentors will meet with your team on Zoom at a convenient time

Register now
Accelerator signups have ended for spring 2021.
We hope to see you next fall!

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