What is Ada?
Ada Developers Academy is a year-long, software development training program for women and gender diverse people, located in Seattle. Ada offers one of the most comprehensive developer training programs available: six months of full-time classroom instruction and a five months interning at a local tech company. Ada is tuition-free and is supported by company sponsorship, public funding, and individual donors.
Ada's Website: http://adadevelopersacademy.org Ada's Open Source Curriculum: https://github.com/Ada-Developers-Academy/daily-curriculum Ada's Classroom Portal: http://myhaikuclass.com/adaacademy
Ways you can be involved
- Teaching Assistant - Helping students problem solve/learn in the classroom
- Guest Lecturer - Speak to a specific topic or tool
- Workshops - Lead a workshop that involves intensive time teaching and practicing a specific tool/skillset
- Adie Tutor - Ada Alum/Students provide technical support for students on an on-going or one-off basis
With the Culture:
- Industry Mentor - Provide support to students who join Ada without any connections to the Tech Industry
- Adie Mentor - Ada Alum/Students provide emotional/experience support for a specific student
With the Admissions Process:
- Application Reviewer - Review candidate application submissions and score
- Interview Panelist - Interview applicants on a panel for culture fit with Ada
- Technical Interviewer - Interview applicants for technical fit with Ada
- Interview Coach - Provide practice interviews and feedback to students practicing their interviewing skills
- Sponsoring Company Internship Placement Interviewer - Interview students for internship placement
- Sponsoring Company Mentor - Provide regular professional/technical support for a specific student
How to Get Started
- Please out this brief volunteer application or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.