The PalTel Group Foundation
will be offering scholarships for an intensive Computer Science Bootcamp this summer in both Ramallah and Gaza City.
The program is open to university students entering their final year and studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering in both the West Bank and Gaza.
Sunday June 16 to Thursday July 12
Ramallah and Gaza City
The Code + Design Bootcamp is a program that combines four weeks of intensive in-person CS instruction by industry professionals from Google, Facebook, Uber, Snapchat,
etc and/or PhD students from leading universities such as Stanford
with Udacity Nanodegrees
- an industry leading online learning platform which designs programs with technology companies.
will also include a Design Thinking intensive, significant work on interview problem solving (i.e. algorithms practice), introduction to professional coding practices, and a course in entrepreneurship developed by Y Combinator, the leading incubator in Silicon Valley behind companies
such as Dropbox, AirBnB, Reddit, and Stripe.
The Bootcamp's mission
is to create a culture that embodies a strong work ethic, a willingness to take risks, and a critical mindset - in order to empower students to challenge their circumstances, and to ultimately train graduates to be readily employable as software engineers at local, regional, and global technology firms - or become relentlessly resourceful entrepreneurs.
of the program means a diverse portfolio of projects to show potential employers and an established credential to affirm your achievements.