Year Up is an intensive, one-year technology-training program for Diablo Valley College students that combines hands-on skill development with professional internships at some of the Bay Area’s top companies. As you work toward completing your degree at DVC, we support you in launching a career in the tech industry. During the first semester of the program, you will register and take courses with your Year Up Learning Community. In your second semester, you will spend approximately 35 hours/week at a professional internship at one of Year Up’s 50+ corporate partners – organizations like Salesforce, Twitter, GE Digital, Workday, and Bank of the West.
You can apply to be a Year Up student if you are:
There is no cost to participate in the Year Up. The only investment is your time and commitment to success! In fact, Year Up students receive a stipend throughout the life of the program: up to $200/month during your first semester and up to $1000/month during your internship.
Courses you will take in the first semester:
Step 1: Submit an Interest Form
Step 2: Attend an Information Session
Step 3: Begin Your Year Up Application
Step 4: Register for DVC
For questions about the application process or to learn more about Year Up, call us at firstname.lastname@example.org email us at