WDi for Women: Tech Scholarship Briefing and Panel Q&A

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Event

WDi for Women: Tech Scholarship Briefing and Panel Q&A

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

General Assembly is proud to partner with Girl Geek Academy to offer a full scholarship (valued at $15,500) for our next Web Development Immersive course. The scholarship is open to anyone identifying as female who is available to complete the course at our Melbourne campus, commencing on November 27, 2017.

Join us for a panel discussion featuring expert Women In Tech, ready to share their experiences with you, and learn more about the scholarship application process.

In the past female enrolments in our Web Development Immersive courses have been reflective of whats happening in coding roles in industry.

For the first time ever, enrolments in our current course has an equal male-to-female ratio, and we want to see this diversity continue across all tech courses moving forward.

Our female graduates are quickly landing roles at leading organisations, all through our courses teaching them the foundations of full stack web development and giving them the skills & confidence they need to land a role.

Did you know, that 99% of Immersive course graduates who utilised our outcomes program got a job within 180 days of starting their search? You could spend 3 years at university learning to code and get the same salary as a graduate who finishes our 12 week intensive course.

Think companies like Envato, Hard Hat Digital, Thoughtworks, NAB, REA Group and Xero just to name a few who have hired our graduates straight out of the course.

The web development industry is booming. According to a survey by Staff.com, Australian developers are the highest paid in the world.

You'll hear from our expert instructor team, industry leaders who are hiring our grads and success stories from GA alumni.

Our Admissions Team will also be on hand to offer advice on how to complete your scholarship applications, plus career guidance and tips on how to plot your future career.

Takeaways

In this special Women In Tech Briefing Session, we will cover:

  • The process for applying for our Women In Tech scholarship
  • The steps that you need to take to get into the Web Development industry
  • What a Web Developer does day-to-day, and what skills you’ll need to be successful
  • What you can expect to be paid throughout your career and
  • Key areas of growth within the industry.

Prereqs & Preparation

This event has no pre-requisites, even if you have never seen a line of code before and are just curious about whether web development as a career is the right fit for you, this session will be extremely useful.

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