Train: Web Developer
How can I access this resource?
Future Code: Diversifying the Future of Web Development in NYC is an immersive training program designed to prepare New Yorkers with no previous professional web development experience for careers in web development at salaries of $65,000 or more.
By providing no-cost web development training, career services, and connections to high-paying jobs, this program aims to increase the diversity of web developers in New York City to include populations that are underrepresented in tech, especially Black and Latinx New Yorkers.
This is a program for beginners interested in pursuing a career as web developers/software engineers. Applicants are not expected to have any previous knowledge of programming.
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- At least 18 years old at the time of enrollment
- Current resident of New York City
- Limited or no prior experience with the basics of coding, no paid professional web development or similar experience, and do not have a Computer Science degree
- Unemployed, or earn $50,000 or less if currently employed
- Authorized to work in the United States
- Meet all selective service requirements
- Fluent in English
- Interest in gaining full-time employment as a web developer and available to attend all sessions of the Fellowship
What will I learn?
This immersive training program designed to prepare New Yorkers with no previous professional web development experience for careers in web development at salaries of $65,000 or more.
Fellows will receive support that includes but is not limited to: an introduction to the basics of coding; career coaching throughout training; lectures and workshops that address the unique challenges and strengths of under-represented tech pros including Black and Latinx software engineers and professionals in the industry; a weekly living stipend during the full-time portion of the training; and additional support during the job search period.
What do I need?
To apply, you will need a computer, tablet, or smart device with Internet service and a dedication to pursuing web development as a career.
We strongly encourage you to explore this career and discover if you enjoy it to make sure you want to commit to the career before entering this months-long, intensive career training. That’s why we’ve made these resources available!
How long will this take?
The application process varies by training provider but typically has multiple steps that require you to prove that you are eligible for the program, explain why you’re interested, and show that you have the basic skills and commitment required to succeed.
What can I do after completing this training?
Alumni of our NYC Web Development Fellowship programs graduate with the preparation needed to land jobs in entry-level web development. Graduates are supported in their job search by the training provider.
How do I apply?
Applications for the next cohort are currently open and will close on March 21, 2022. The Fellowship will begin on April 18, 2022.
Each cohort typically serves between 25 – 40 New Yorkers.