Join the Andela movement to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Kigali and other cities across Africa.
The Andela StackUp Program
The StackUp program is now a 9 months career Accelerator program implemented by Andela in partnership with the Ministry of ICT. The program aims at empowering Rwandese nationals with the prerequisite software engineering skills to become world-class engineers. It also blends in soft skills training that is essential for professionals to thrive in any work environment, especially when working with a distributed team.
Software engineers who successfully complete the 9-month program will:
- Gain the technical and professional skills demanded by the world marketplace
- Access to Andela’s pool of technical mentors.
- The fastest track to your employment as a software engineer in the African Tech Ecosystem
Through intensive learning, you’ll master the professional and technical skills you need to succeed as a software developer with the world’s top engineering teams.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS
Stage 1: Online Application
Stage 2: Technical & English Assessments
Once you submit your application, in preparation for the technical assessment, please attempt this Hackerrank sample test to get yourself familiar with the test platform. This is required to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned.
English proficiency test will also be administered to determine your level of grammar in the English language.
Stage 4: Bootcamp Phase
Stage 5: Project Work Phase
Successful candidates at the previous stage will advance to a 14-weeks active development phase, the following technical skills will be covered;
- PostgreSQL- An open-source SQL Database.
- Express JS – A fast, unopinionated, minimalist web framework for Node JS.
- Docker – An independent container platform that enables organizations to seamlessly build, run and share any application, anywhere.
Stage 6: Apprenticeship
The apprenticeship phase of the program takes 14 weeks and the apprentices get to work on real-world products with active users and integrate into distributed teams with our partner companies. Partner companies are the companies with whom we agree to have our Apprentices work to get the requisite experience they need.
Program Schedule, Cohort 7
Application Deadline: September 24th, 2020
Technical Assessment: The Technical Assessment is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the first two sections of the FreecodeCamp Curriculum before your test.
Technical & English Assessments: September 25th, 2020 – October 2nd, 2020
Bootcamp Phase: October 12th, 2020 – December 11th, 2020
Project Work: December 14th, 2020 – April 2nd, 2021
Apprenticeship: April 5th, 2021 – July 9th, 2021
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