We're in the process of ironing out the details for a possible second cohort of Careers in Code. Check back soon for details! In the meantime, if you're interested in updates, join our waitlist.
Classes will be from 5:30pm to 8:30pm from Monday to Thursday.
The program lasts for 24 weeks.
Classes will be held at The Tech Garden.
Communities that are living at or underneath the poverty line. We will require a tax return before accepted into the program.
You can find our Cohort I syllabus here.
Our first Cohort of students graduated in August of 2019, with 11 students successfully completing the program. We are looking forward to the possibility of future cohorts!
Students must meet the following criteria:
We are not currently accepting applications from prospective students. If you are interested in being the first to know when we are, join our waitlist.
100% FREE with laptop included! If you complete the program, you get to keep the laptop.
No coding experience required! We’re seeking folks with a passion for technology looking to transform their careers. During our screening process, we'll make sure that you have the ability to solve challenging problems and learn quickly.
Yes - each student will have a stipend to aquire whatever services they need to complete the program (transportation, babysitting, web services, etc).
Part of your experience includes a membership to the Syracuse Coworks (a coworking spot in the heart of downtown). CoWorks has reliable WiFi and is a safe facility where students can connect with developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs in the CNY tech community.
You'll submit a written application when our window has opened for prospective instructors
Part of being an instructor includes giving feedback on our curriculum and syllabus. We are currently beginning the process of revising our material for possible future cohorts. In the meantime, you can see our Cohort 1 syllabus here. We’d really appreciate any thoughts, comments, questions, concerns, and general feedback! We like all our instructors to be informed of the curriculum to ensure smooth transitions from instructor to instructor.
We’ll schedule an informal conversation to discuss your availability, topics you’d like to teach, compensation, and some responsibilities and expectations for the class. By the end of this call, we’ll have a good idea of where you’ll fit into the schedule. You can view the week over week breakdown here that we’ll be populating. When you’re able, setup some time to chat with us here.
If you made it through all of the steps above, we’ll ultimately come to a final decision on your acceptance and a proposed hourly rate.
After a decision is made, we’ll expect your assigned weeks on the curriculum to be populated with lesson plans, projects, homework, and any other relevant prep work before the classes begin (ideally 2-3 weeks before the first day of class).
Most instructors will need to devote time both in class while they are teaching, as well as outside of class as they prepare for lessons, grade work, and so on. Depending on how many weeks / modules you teach, this can vary.
You can take a look here.
We’re looking for motivated individuals with some teaching experience, preferably in the coding / computer science field, to assist in the general flow of our Careers in Code bootcamp. These people will help our instructors run classes, assist in developing our program, and be a valuable member of the mentor team.
Acting as a key member of the in-classroom team, you would be working alongside our instructors and mentors to help run class and assist students. More specificially, you will:
Unfortunately, we are generally unable to offer any sort of internship, co-op, CTP or school-related credit to our TA's due to the low hour commitment that they hold. That being said, we love having students of higher education as TA's, and think that your positions as students offer unique and valuable experience to our program. Just know that your time as a TA at Careers in Code will not count for school credit.
We are not currently in an active search for TA's. Check back here and on our social media for more details about the application window as they are released!
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