Program Details

The best way to learn is by doing. We will have you coding, and coding and coding! Here's what you'll be learning: - HTML and CSS: - Javascript and JQuery: - Ruby on Rails - Terminal / Unix - Databases - Agile Development - Git - Source Control -
Location:
Cape Town, South Africa
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer
Work Types:
Business, Computer Science

Program Overview

Program Description:
iXperience is an 8-week summer educational internship in the most beautiful city in the world. The first 4 weeks are spent learning how to code and build web applications using Ruby on Rails, with the last 4 weeks are spent applying your newly developed skills and working on real-world tech projects with iXperience and local tech startups. After the program you will be equipped with all the tools necessary to build web applications on your own and bring your ideas to life with code. No prior experience needed!

The best way to learn is by doing. We will have you coding, and coding and coding! Here's what you'll be learning: - HTML and CSS: - Javascript and JQuery: - Ruby on Rails - Terminal / Unix - Databases - Agile Development - Git - Source Control - Work experience (through the 4 week internship) - Project Management Why do we primarily teach Ruby on Rails? It's educational resources, community and current developer demand are that like no other language out there.

Besides for having built long lasting friendships and exploring one of the world's most beautiful cities, by the end of your summer at iXperience, you will have gained valuable, employable skills, which you can reflect on your resumé. Your final app will be deployed live on the web, and your projects will all be stored in your personal online repository so you can show off your code to future employers. You don't just learn to code, you learn HOW to create and apply in a business environment.
Setting Description:
Having just been voted the best city to visit in the Telegraph Travel Awards, Cape Town hardly needs any introduction. Its rich cultural diversity and indescribable beauty are unparalleled. During your summer you will immerse yourself in all that this incredible city has to offer. You'll surf; climb Table Mountain; visit Robben Island; dive with Great White Sharks; make local friends; visit historical sites; explore the vibrant nightlight; lunch on exquisite wine farms... the list goes on.
Cost:
Course fee ======= - four week course (intensive learning only; excluding internship): $6000 - eight week course (4 week intensive + 4 week internship at a tech startup): $8000 What does the course fee cover? ==================== The course fee includes full tuition, a head instructor and teaching assistants, accommodation, daily breakfast, and all planned weekend activities.

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