Learn 21st century skills and land a tech job in Atlanta. We're working with Thinkful, an online coding school that specializes in job preparation, to offer a 6-month, part-time bootcamp to prepare you for a job as a developer. We'll match you with an experienced engineer from one of Atlanta’s top companies who you’ll meet 1-on-1, three times per week to learn best practices, get code review, and prepare for interviews. You’ll also have the option to meet with fellow students and mentors in the Atlanta area at regular meetups to share ideas and work through coding problems. After graduation, we'll work with you to land a full-time job as a developer with a participating company.Apply
1. Work with mentors from top companies
The best engineers at the top companies in Atlanta – including Home Depot, Career Builder, and Delta – will meet with you 3x per week to help you learn faster and gain exactly the skills you need. At the end of the course, they will help you find opportunities at growing companies.
2. Learn Full Stack Web Development
Over 6 months part-time, you’ll learn full stack web development with the latest technologies including React and Node, as well as the computer science fundamentals you’ll need to ace the interview.
3. Land a job
Work with a career coach to find opportunities, prepare for interviews, and negotiate offers. After graduation, you’ll have 5 mock interviews and weekly 1-on-1 coaching sessions to help get you hired.
The relationships you form with your mentors will help you learn faster. In 3 live sessions each week conducted over videochat, your mentor will help you navigate difficult concepts, teach you best practices, and conduct code reviews of your work from that week. Your mentor will know the top companies in Atlanta and help you navigate the job search here.
Backend Development with Node.js
Topics: Web Frameworks, Node.js, MongoDB, SQL databases, RESTful API's, Test-driven Development, Authentification, Deployment
Intermediate Frontend Development with React.JS
Topics: React, Flux, Redux, Webpack, Babel
Computer Science Fundamentals
Practice using algorithms and data structures to solve technical challenges. Learn to think about code efficiency and optimization, and prepare for the kinds of problems you'll face in interviews. After focusing primarily on concepts and technical exercises in the first two weeks, you'll apply that knowlege as you build another full stack app in teams.
Topics: Sorting, Searching, Recursion, Arrays, Lists, Trees
Product engineering 101
Prototype and build capstone projects while learning about development methodologies such as agile, TDD, and user-centric design. This section combines everything you've learned and simulates the challenges of working on the job as a developer.
Topics: Product Development, Agile, User Experience, Iteration
Nationwide, 93% of graduates have landed a job as a developer within 6 months of graduating. As part of the Atlanta Tech Talent Pipeline, you’ll work 1-on-1 with a career coach as you build connections with local employers, prepare for interviews, and negotiate offers.
We'll host meetups with local employers and help you spend time at the right events where your future colleagues already spend time.
Throughout your course, you'll have five interviews that test your knowledge and your approach to problem solving. You’ll get written feedback from hiring managers to hone your craft.
Once you graduate, your Career Coach will work to introduce you to open positions around Atlanta and help you craft compelling applications.
Tuition for the 6-month program is normally $9,000. We're currently offering $1,000 scholarships for 10 accepted students thanks to our local sponsors. Payment plans and financing are available (email us for more information). To be eligible for a scholarship, make sure to fill out an application before November 4!
Enter your email address to receive the application. After submitting an application, you’ll have an interview where we’ll discuss your background and goals. If you’re accepted, some students will start the program immediately, and others will gain access to a 3-week prep course to demonstrate your ability to learn and commit enough time to succeed in the program. Once you complete the prep course, you’ll gain access to the full course.
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On an introductory call, we'll ask more about your experience and goals, and answer any questions about the program.