Bridge.Academy - FastTrack & Developer Training Program

Career Fast Track

$0 Up-front. 12 weeks (15-20hrs /week)

Design your own program, custom made for your desired job title and target salary. All without leaving your current job.

Focus Areas: FullStack, Back-end, Front-end

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LOCATION

Online - anywhere in the world. The majority of the program can be taken asynchonously with office hours being one of the main synchronous components.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. $0 up-front + $9,500 maximum repayment via an ISA agreement, repaid over 24 months while employed. See FAQ for details.

2. $6,500 up-front + no income-based repayment.

Weeks 1 - 4: Custom Training & Interview Prep

During this period we'll give you access to custom excercises based on the skills you are trying to learn as well as help prepare you for interviews.

Weeks 4-8: Interviews

During this phase you be connected with companies to interview at. You'll be able to conduct practice interviews during this time.

Week 12-16: Hiring & Onboarding

After receiving your offer we'll guide you through a 4 week long 'On-boarding' bootcamp where you will learn the specifics of your new employer's tech stack from top to bottom.

PROGRAM BENEFITS (DURING)
  • - Customized Job Referrals.
  • - Private Chat + Forum Group Access
  • - Interview Prep for Coding Interviews
  • - Professional Development & Resume Review
  • - Headshots for your LinkedIn profile.
  • - Access to Alumni network tracks & opportunities




How it works

Our three step process to joining.

Online Application

Complete a 10-15 minute application covering your background, goals, and experience.

Fit Interview

A short IM interview to assess your fit for our program, after which we'll send you a customized program plan based on your goals.

Accept & Start

If accepted, we'll send you an offer. Select a payment plan, or choose from one of our many financing options.






Featured Technology Partners

Our technology partners provide training materials, beta developer tools and access to real problems & projects to work on for our community.

Dharma

Dharma is a generic, permissionless protocol for issuing, underwriting, and administering debt instruments.

Blockstack

Blockstack is a new digital ecosystem that users, not big Internet companies, control and users can move seamlessly.

Hyrdrogen

The Hydrogen Atom platform has powerful modules built for fintech powered by light, modular, global REST APIs.


Interested in becoming a technology partner?


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Our Mentors

Ramon Recuero

Ramon Recuero
Maker. Product Lead at @ZeppelinOrg. Previously at @ycombinator, @zynga

Preston Van Loon

Preston Van Loon
@prylabs #BUIDL @Ethereum 2.0. Formerly: @Google. scale or die

Prabhaav Bhardwaj

Prabhaav Bhardwaj
Co-founder/CEO of Stealthy, a fully decentralized & encrypted P2P chat & video app.

Jaynti Kanani

Jaynti Kanani
Bringing massive scale to Ethereum as Co-founder & CEO @maticnetwork

Doris Schioberg

Doris Schioberg
VP of Engineering @Cruzeo_io, Founder of Mooqita, lecturer at UC Berkeley.

Kartik Mandaville

Kartik Mandaville
Founder @ SpringRole, Ex CTO @ Science, Advising Science, Burst

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bridge a Coding Bootcamp?

No. Our program is built for experienced developers, looking to gain new skills and uplevel their careers.

How long does the program last?

The part-time and full-time tracks each last for twelve weeks and our fast-track lasts for eight weeks.

How big of a time commitment is it?

Nights and weekends work just fine, you can expect to commit ~15hrs/week during the program.

Why is there a deposit required?

While there are no upfront fees, we do ask for a $100 deposit to secure your spot once you are accepted. Your deposit will be refunded after you complete the program.

How much do I pay in total?

You will never pay more than the total $9,500 USD cap. Payments are made month by month (15% of your salary) for 24 months.

How do the monthly payments work?

If you do not earn more than 50% of your previous salary in a given month, we don't collect any payments for that month.

Can I see an example ISA?

Yes, you can see a template we use here. ISAs are not a loan so they have no interest and are paid back over 36 months.

How do I know if i'm qualified to join?

Please read the specific track requirements before applying. Most candidates have at least 3 years of programming experience w/ general web development, JavaScript, HTML, and Git.

Can I enroll from anywhere?

As long as you have a reliable internet connection to join in on weekly office hours calls with your mentor. Over 50% of Bridge applicants come from outside the U.S. We strongly encourage International applicants to apply.

Can I participate while employed?

Sure! The Bridge Part-time tracks allows you to join while fully employed at a company or as a full-time student.