Powercoders Bootcamp

Powercoders Bootcamp

SUPPORTED JOB INTEGRATION PROGRAM

Powercoders Bootcamp is our full-time flagship program with supported job integration. It includes 13-week intensive full-time programming course with dedicated specialisation tracks (Web Design, Advanced JavaScript, Java, Testing, DevOps, etc.) and a subsequent internship at a Swiss IT company.

We will accept applications again in December 2022. You can find all the dates for the program here. Sign up for future offers and we will inform you once we accept applications.

SIGN UP FOR FUTURE OFFERS

INFORMATION PAGE
In the meantime, have a look at our information page on how to learn digital skills and find an IT job in Switzerland.
INFORMATION PAGE


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Program Overview Bootcamp


OUR PROGRAM IS FOR YOU IF:

  • You are living in Switzerland and have the right to work in Switzerland
  • You are facing barriers to enter the IT job market (and can’t access similar programs)
  • You are 18-55 years old

Our program is for candidates of diverse backgrounds who are facing barriers to enter the IT job market. The majority of our seats are reserved for people with a refugee status.

We encourage women to apply for our program. The program ist fully funded and free of charge for the selected participants.


WHAT WE EXPECT

  • You have started to learn coding/web development skills on your own (see resources below)
  • You understand, speak and write English well
  • You are a fast learner
  • You are able to work well in a team
  • You are self-reflected and open-minded
  • You are ready to give 100%

It’s an advantage (but not required) if additionally:

  • You speak the local language (German / French)
  • You have work experience
  • You have solid IT skills in one field

WHAT WE OFFER

  • 13-week intensive full-time programming course with dedicated specialisation tracks (Web Design, Advanced JavaScript, Java, Testing, DevOps, etc.)
  • Weekly social & business skills curriculum during the IT bootcamp
  • Chance to get various interviews for a 6-12 month internship
  • Job coach accompanying you during your internship
  • Additional support for laptop, food and transportation where needed

100 hours: Participants are asked to commit to paying forward (volunteering) 100 hours of their time for people and organisations who benefit from their support.

For social workers: download the factsheet (DE), factsheet (FR)


GETTING READY

In the meantime, we strongly encourage you to keep practicing your coding and language skills. We recommend the following (free) resources:

Learn digital skills

Learn English

Prepare your CV

As part of your application, we expect a well written and presentable CV.
CV instructions & example (by University of St. Gallen)

Also have a look at our information page on how to learn digital skills and find an IT job in Switzerland.


Any Questions or Ready to Apply?

We will accept applications again in next December 2022. You can find all the dates for the program here. Sign up for future offers and we will inform you once we accept applications again.

SIGN UP FOR FUTURE OFFERS

INFORMATION PAGE
In the meantime, have a look at our information page on how to learn digital skills and find an IT job in Switzerland.
INFORMATION PAGE


TEAM

Hélène Portier

Hélène Portier
Training & Talent Development

Hany Wassef

Hany Wassef
Company Relations Deutschschweiz

Christina Gräni

Christina Gräni
Company Relations Romandie

Linus Murbach

Linus Murbach
Program Manager
Contact

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