"Last mile"
tech bootcamp
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Aimed at helping self-taught developers to "relearn technology" into a rewarding career. Remote, project-based, peer-motivated, and volunteer-led...

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What does it mean "last mile"?
A: You probably know your tech but lack "professional" experience. Volunteer Mentors act as engineering managers, tech leads, and proverbial "unblockers" as you build your own project like in a real-world tech company.

Q: How does it work?
A: How does it work? ​We do sprint planning together, play Scrum Poker together, we do code reviews, review pull requests, do deployments, stand-ups (not necessarily daily), run retrospectives, to try to make it as close to "real life" work as possible, so that you can put this experience on top of your CVs, and confidently talk about it during interviews etc.

Q: How much does it cost?
A: It's FREE. You do the work why should we charge you? Besides, we also put this on our CVs as tech leads, mentors... btw why not join us and volunteer[at]relearn.tech?


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    Why move into tech?

    "What I say to all my mentees is that I don't think I ever got a (high paying) tech job because of my tech skills alone, it was always some other life experience I brought to the table that made it for me, and so everyone moving into tech is uniquely positioned to succeed from the get go, they just need to relearn tech into a effective tool."

    How to even start?

    "To use a practical example, it might sound very unreasonable if I'd asked you to build a house from scratch by yourself... but if I also show you that there are step-by-step blueprints available online for free, and that someone else dug and laid the foundations already, then show you how to put one brick on top of another, one at a time, how to check it's level, how to stick it together with mortar, and finally remind you that it's okay to get help from a plumber to do the plumbing, and get a building inspector to sign it off at the end, it turns out it's a matter of starting."