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Code Platoon

Cause Area

  • Computers & Technology
  • Education & Literacy
  • Employment
  • Veterans & Military Families

Location

125 S. Clark, 17th FloorChicago, IL 60603 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Code Platoon transforms veterans and military spouses into professional software developers through an immersive, hands-on, educational process and paid internship program.

Description

Code Platoon is a 501(c)3 non-profit that helps veterans and military spouses transition into the civilian workforce by providing technical training and career placement. For 15 weeks the students are immersed in learning the full web development stack, including Python (or Ruby), Django (or Rails), JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. No previous programming skills are required. After completing the program the veteran or military spouse will be hirable as a junior full-stack web developer and eligible for an internship.

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