Learn New Skills | Launch your Career | Improve your Community

Build on what you already know about technology to learn in-demand tech skills and put them to work for small businesses right in your neighborhood.



February 4, 2019 - April 5, 2019

9 Weeks

Monday - Thursday (9 A.M. - 4 P.M.)

Location: Oakland

Application Deadline: Friday, January 10, 2019

Be 18-25 years-old and a resident of Alameda County


July 1, 2019 - August 9, 2019

6 Weeks

Monday - Thursday (9 A.M. - 4 P.M.)

Location: Oakland

Application Deadline: Friday, June 21, 2019

Be 16-20 years-old and an Oakland resident

You can expect to learn:

  • How to build a website
  • How to work with a real client
  • Customer service, communication, collaboration and professionalism

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Live in Alameda county, excluding Berkeley
  • Be able to commute to the boot camp location
  • Be able to participate in all the boot camp classes

Benefits (all accepted applicants will receive the following benefits upon the successful completion of the program):

  • Learn: Web design and professional skills
  • Receive: $600 and a new laptop (upon successful completion of the program)
  • Visit: Top tech companies
  • Build: A portfolio (websites, including one for a local Oakland small business)
  • Access: Hack the Hood post-boot camp Coding class and our Success Coach and Job Developer to help you prepare next steps

Still interested? Click "Next Page" to apply. 
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