We are looking for talented participants

Participants

Our program is meant for refugees and disadvantaged citizens. We believe that in the 21st century coding skills will help you to start a new life wherever you are forced to go.

We offer you 13 weeks of full-time coding bootcamp followed by a 6 to 12-month internship. The goal of Powercoders is the permanent placement of trained refugees in IT-companies and IT-departments.

Our program

WHAT WE EXPECT
  • Passion for IT and technology
  • English fluency
  • Commitment
WHAT WE OFFER
  • Three month intensive programming course
  • Additional support for laptop, food and transportation where needed
  • Coaching Program
  • Access to an internship lasting between 6 and 12 months

PROGRAM AUTUMN 2019

Our current programs in Lausanne and Zurich began in September 2019.

NEXT PROGRAMS IN 2020

We accept applications on an ongoing basis for our next programs starting in 2020.

Apply to the program closest to your place of residence.
APPLY FOR LAUSANNE APPLY FOR ZURICH

For social workers: download the factsheet in German or English

News & Events


Culture & Skill Sharing

Every Thursday at 4:00pm, we open our class to the community to join us, meet our participants, and enjoy a cultural and progress presentation, and the snacks and drinks afterwards.

Every Thursday, 4 PM, MBSZ – Marketing & Business School Zürich


Graduation Party Zurich

Join the big day with our participants, celebrate the end of the school phase in Zurich, and enjoy the food from the countries our participants are from.

6 December 2019, 5 PM, TGIM Zurich


Video Portrait Redbull

“We make sure that everyone gets the same opportunity I got”, says our Hussam Allaham. Watch the portrait of Redbull Switzerland about us.