Code for Progress is an program that brings women and people of color into the coding workforce through holistic investment in their technical training and communities of support. Learn how you can be a 2015 fellow.
-Receive housing and living stipends that allow them to live in DC and focus on learning
-Attend class from 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday
-Work with local organizations to develop technical solutions to real-world problems, understand the client-developer relationship, and manage projects from start to finish
-Are paired with a professional mentor who offers support throughout the yearlong Fellowship
-Have access to a robust team of technical coaches who are available during and outside of classroom hours to provide project support
-Receive professional development coaching, including resume and cover letter workshops, job search support, professional networking opportunities, etc.
Apply at www.codeforprogress.org.
They also receive extensive professional support after their residency. In 2014, 10 out of 11 fellows received full-time employment with salaries ranging from $42,000 to $75,000.
(Information shared by Barbara L’Eplattenier, Rhetoric and Writing at UALR)