The Horizons School of Technology is the first code school designed for college students. We offer full-time summer and semester programs for both undergrads and graduate students.
Our thesis is a simple one: learn essential tech skills during your most formative years - college. During the Horizons program, you will meet other highly motivated students and collaborate with them.
|Description||Learn how to build end to end web applications Collaborate with the other software engineers in your class Gain an understanding of how to work on larger engineering teams Augment your critical thinking skills Develop a strong fundamental understanding of computer science and engineering best practices Have the necessary cornerstone knowledge to quickly learn new programming languages and continue building your arsenal as an engineer Develop healthy new productivity habits You are most importantly building the foundational pieces that will allow you to understand how web applications work, quickly learn new languages, pick up iOS development or dive deeper into other, more complex, software problems.|
|Location||Boston, Philadelphia, San Francisco|
|Start Date||Rolling Dates|
|Class Size||35 students|
|Commitment||60 hours in class/wk|
“Take tremendous risks in your 20s” is a phrase I live and die by. Many people balk at the idea of taking a few months off to rediscover themselves or learn something new because it will not puff up their resume. I, personally disagree with that and think that not taking the risk to join Horizons is a risk one cannot take.
Through Horizons, I was able to truly realize what I am passionate about and why I am passionate about them. Not only that, but I also got the chance to pick up many once-in-a-lifetime experience, invaluable skills and most importantly, everlasting relationships.
If you have a killer startup idea but lack the skills to build it, Horizons will be your answer. If you want a career in the tech industry but lack the knowledge or experience, Horizons will be your a...Read more
The Horizons' co-founders and instructors are really top notch and I would say they're who you want to be learning from. After the program, I've made a 180 in my career plans moving away from finance and into software engineering despite being in business school.
I highly recommend this program if you're interested in tech in the slightest bit because you learn a whole lot, gain perspective, and meet great people.
Horizons gives you the skills and mentorship to build anything and take it to market excellently.
Intensive training teaches you to build advanced software applications end-to-end. Teachers come directly from impressive roles in Silicone Valley and know the best, and most current, ways to build software.
Experienced entrepreneurs are extremely accessible, providing valuable advice and connections.
My Horizons-built business found an investor by the end of the program. Near four months later, the Horizons team continues to be incredibly helpful.
- Being amongst other energetic, fun, and highly intelligent college students from a variety of majors (engineering, biology, psychology etc.) is so much better than being amongst people in their mid-20's looking for a career switch. I built amazing friendships at Horizons
- The speakers are incredible, I have no idea how they got such amazing people. My favorites included Mike Maples (founder of Floodgate), the founder of Digital Ocean, and the founder of Andela
- The teachers are incredibly knowledgeable- they've worked for companies like Dropbox, Google, etc. This is useful because they can best explain applications of tech and where you should focus
- Programming skills I learned at Horizons helped me get an internship
- Very intense workload. Not a con if you'r...
I went to Horizons with the sole purpose of getting a job. Within a month, I not only had a job, I had offers from a few companies.
Horizons taught me how to code, but it also helped me with soft skills and interview prep, which I desperately needed.
The teaching staff were all very supportive and have even kept in touch with me since the course ended.
From the rigorous and expertly crafted curriculum, to the incredible people that you're constantly surrounded by, Horizons leaves no stone unturned. Their summer immersive didn't just teach me full stack web and mobile development - it also gave me a priceless network of peers and mentors, and it revolutionized my views on learning, entrepreneurship, and the world. I can't think of many experiences that have yielded so much for me.
|Locations (3)||Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston|
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