MY CLICKLETS

Wish List
Causes
Favorite
Share
Created with Sketch.
Award
Recommend
Volunteer
Thank You
Shout Out
Welcome





Great Hearts Initiatives | Code Platoon

Mission

Code Platoon is a Chicago-based non-profit program exclusively for veterans. We’ll teach you full-stack development over the course of 20-weeks (6 weeks remotely, 14 weeks in our Chicago classroom), and train you to be eligible for paid internships and full-time employment as a web developer. No previous programming experience is necessary.

There is no better way to prepare for a career as a software developer than having real-world experience. Veterans returning from combat don’t always have the years of job experience their non-veteran counterparts do. Internships last 3 to 6 months and help ensure a smooth transition into the profession.

You’ll be challenged and rigorously trained in our immersive program. Taught by professional developers, you’ll spend 6 to 7 days a week and 12 to 14 hours a day in lectures, coding time, and self-study. When you have finished our curriculum, you will have learned enough to launch a career in software development.

Our curriculum covers everything you will need to know to be a full-stack developer. From programming languages to industry best practices, you will get hands-on experience working with today’s web development tools.

Categories
Human Services, Education and Research
Size
100k-$1m
Locality
Regional

Ways You Can Help

Volunteer
Get Involved By Volunteering
Teaching Assistant, Mentor, and Capstone Project Leads Needed
Recommend
Recommend Code Platoon!
If you had a great experience with our staff or volunteers, help us continue our work. Write a recommendation to let others know!

Great Hearts Community Recommendations

To make a recommendation, tap the recommendation clicklet at the top of your page, or click here

Recent Activity

Created with Sketch.
Award
CoolCats Coding gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 about 2 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Gino Paul Mendoza-Capio gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 about 2 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Gino Paul Mendoza-Capio gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 about 2 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Lucia Garrity gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 3 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Paul Lorsbach gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 3 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Paul Lorsbach gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 3 months ago
Code Platoon posted a new article: Outcomes
 4 months ago
Code Platoon posted a new article: Tuition and Scholarships
 4 months ago
Code Platoon posted a new article: General FAQS
 4 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
CoolCats Coding gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 4 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Paul Lorsbach gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 4 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Alicia Boddy gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 5 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Alicia Boddy gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 5 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Alicia Boddy gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 5 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Gino Paul Mendoza-Capio gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 7 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Molly Bresson gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 7 months ago
Code Platoon posted a new article: Code Platoon now training students in Python
 7 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Gino Paul Mendoza-Capio gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 8 months ago
Favorite
 9 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Paul Lorsbach gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 10 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Paul Lorsbach gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 10 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Lucia Garrity gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 10 months ago
Created with Sketch.
Award
Lucia Garrity gave an award clicklet to Code Platoon
 10 months ago
Thank You
Code Platoon gave a thank you clicklet to Adrienne McCue
 11 months ago