Want to become a Google Developer Expert?

You're in the right place.

"Road to GDE" is a 3-month mentoring program focused on supporting people from historically underrepresented groups in tech on their path to becoming a Google Developer Expert.

 

How does it work? 

  1. Fill in the application form.
  2. If it's successful, we will match you with a mentor based on your tech focus, potential mentoring needs, timezone and language you feel comfortable speaking. 
  3. During the 3 months of the program, we recommend you to book up to 5 sessions with your mentor,
  4. At the end of the program, you will be contacted by the Google Developers team to discuss your readiness for the Experts program, and potential next steps.   
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Who can apply?

Your application is likely to be succesful if you:

  • Have a genuine interest in joining the Google Developers Experts community
  • Have 2+ years of experience working with Android, Angular, Dart, Firebase, Flutter, Go, Google Assistant, Google Cloud Platform, Kotlin, Machine Learning, Payments or Web Technologies. 
  • Have examples of sharing knowledge around those topics: you've written some articles, blog posts, books, gave talks, mentored others etc. 
  • Are passionate about developer communities
  • Are ready to commit to a 3-month mentoring program. 

Note: For the February-May class, we are accepting applications from candidates based in EMEA, LATAM and India.

Who are the mentors?

All mentors are active Google Developers Experts - great people and skilled developers. We hope you will enjoy working together!

Timeline

  • Jan 21: Deadline to submit interest forms
  • Feb 7: Mentees chosen, informed and matched with their mentors
  • Feb 16: Program Kick-off
  • May 16: Program graduation

The timeline is subject to change. 

Experts program

What does it mean to be a Google Developer Expert?

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Mentee Guide

Read more about the program and what to expect.

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