All About MLH!
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I know many of you have many doubts regarding MLH & I will make sure that I try my best to clarify them. so let's begin......
What is MLH Fellowship?
It is similar to a remote internship there is a stipend and projects to work on.
It consists of three different tracks:-
2-Software Engineering Track
3-Site Reliability Track
Fellowship is of 3 months.
Prep is of 1 month.
Difference between Fellowship &Prep: Prep is to make students prepare for the upcoming fellowship in which they will work on real-life projects there is one more difference in Prep you don't get a stipend but in Fellowship, you do ($5000).
There are two rounds of getting short-listed for the MLH program-
Application round -In this, an individual will submit his application including your Git-hub profile along with some (2 to 4) essays.
Interview rounds- There are two 10-minute rounds in which the interviewer will ask about the Git-hub projects that you submitted
Regarding application dates, you can visit their website.
Tips for Git-hub profile
Submit one project with a maintained readme file.
Don't apply without any projects.
Yes, you can show projects that you have worked on during hackathons.
Make sure that your Git hub shows all of your tech achievements.
Although it should be obvious I will still say it they do not ask you to solve Data structure & algorithm questions.
Your project's code needs to be clean although it is not necessary to try to run unit tests and if possible host your project.
Interview round one:
This round is for 10 minutes.
It's an HR round.
They will ask you why you chose this fellowship. How could this fellowship help them in their career?
Any previous experience?
General questions to check your confidence level so yeah confidence does matter.
So basically this round will check your overall personality.
Interview Round Two:
This is a technical round in which they will ask about your project and how did you build it. How can you improve it? what are the future aspects of this project?
Discuss your project code in this they will choose a snippet of your code and will ask what is this code's purpose so you should know about your project in & out and if your project was a group one make sure that you mentioned it.
If your project solves a real-life problem it will increase your chances exponentially.
You will get a chance to work on new technologies with people from across the world.
There will be stand-ups, bug fixing, code reviews..etc it will be a complete software engineer life experience.
There will be hackathons for upskilling.
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