LaunchCode is a non profit organization that trains students for work in technological fields, at absolutely no cost to the student. Located in five major US cities, the company offers free programs to students thanks in part to company grants and major donations. LaunchCode believes that everyone regardless of financial background, should have the opportunity to get a quality technical education. That’s why LaunchCode continues to grow both it’s donor and corporate sponsorship rates; in the hopes of keeping tuition costs absolutely free for students!
Miami LaunchCode offers a variety of courses and bootcamps that each vary in length and schedule. LaunchCode’s basic LC101 Web Development courses includes 20 hours of coursework, some of which is done in class twice a week for 3 hours instructional sessions. This course lasts for 20 weeks total. The CoderGirl program lasts for 24 weeks to 45 weeks total with classes being held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Students are expected to spend 10 to 15 hours working on coursework outside of class. CodeCamp is a 14 week full time course that lasts from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily Monday through Friday.
LaunchCode offers an 8 week LiftOff program that is specifically dedicated to helping students find a job in tech. Throughout the program students will participate in one on one career coaching sessions, design and build a portfolio project, and work on a variety of group mentored projects. On average LaunchCode alumni double their salary upon job placement after graduation. Students of LaunchCode are also eligible to apply for LaunchCode’s exclusive apprenticeship program. Through the program, LaunchCode will match students with one of their exclusive hiring partners. Once matched, students will complete a paid internship with that company. LaunchCode is proud to offer partnerships with over 500 tech industry hiring partners. Some of LaunchCode’s prestigious hiring partners include Boeing, MasterCard, Unidev, GraybaR, Accenture, USBank, CitiBank, and many more.
Tuition is absolutely free for students thanks to the generosity of donors and corporate sponsors. LaunchCode is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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