Gain real-world experience by helping others

BUILD provides a venue for students to gain academic and practical knowledge about software development, web development, and tech consulting. We are BUILDING our community through the pro-bono services we offer to nonprofits, startups, and local businesses.

Mission

We aim to help our members develop technical and professional skills necessary to succeed in competitive fields. We work directly with companies to solve real-world problems, which allows students to develop critical communication skills and improve their problem-solving abilities. Additionally, talks and workshops from faculty, corporate speakers, and recruiters provide industry insights and opportunities to enhance technical skills

Our Story

We were founded on the philosophy that UMass students possess valuable skills that can greatly benefit the community. By establishing professional relationships between the  community and students, organizations in the community will benefit from the latest technologies while providing students extensive real-world experience.

Interested in joining us?

We have applications for developer positions that open at the start of each semester. Upon completion, we will contact you for an interview. If you are not sure which position is best for you, apply to all positions!

Meet the team

Nilay Sadavarte

Co-Founder & President

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Matt Pearce

Co-Founder & President

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Ryan Coulter

Director of Business Development

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Derek Centino

Treasurer

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Carl Kent

Stylist

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Carl Kent

Stylist

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