Cultivating Talent

Adobe Digital Academy empowers high-potential talent in San Francisco, CA and Austin, TX to thrive. Created by GA and Adobe, it serves underrepresented communities in tech, and:

  1. Enrolls students in GA’s transformative Web Development or User Experience Design Immersive.
  2. Gives graduates the opportunity to become technical interns at Adobe.
  3. Fast-tracks top performing interns to be considered for full-time positions at Adobe.

A Two-Part Scholarship to Propel Motivated Individuals Into Tech Careers

PART ONE

Intensive Technical Training


Adobe Digital Academy scholarships provide students with rigorous skills training through GA’s Web Development Immersive or User Experience Design Immersive course. WDI and UXDI are offered at the Austin and SF campus.

During the course, GA’s team of expert instructors provides ongoing student performance feedback that helps guide participants to success. Start your journey by submitting an application, and our Admissions team will reach out to discuss eligibility.

Real-World Industry Experience
PART TWO

Real-World Industry Experience


Graduates of GA’s  Web Development Immersive or User Experience Design Immersive are then eligible to join a technical internship at Adobe’s San Francisco or Austin office.

During this three-to-six-month tenure, interns get hands-on job experience, ongoing feedback, mentorship, and peer support. Top performers will also have the opportunity to be considered for a full-time position.

Interested in participating in Adobe Digital Academy? Get started.

"Receiving my WDI certificate of completion made every all-nighter and the ups and downs of learning a new high-tech skill well worth the effort. When the lightbulb went off in my head, I felt empowered, and I have Adobe Digital Academy and GA to thank!"

Ameer Brown, Web Development Immersive (WDI) and Adobe Digital Academy graduate, and full-time Software Quality Engineer at Adobe

Join the Next Adobe Digital Academy

This program is open to anyone looking to transition careers and gain training and experience in web development or UX design. When choosing candidates, we take into account past career success, examples of growth mindset, innovative problem solving, and strong communication skills.

If you’re interested in participating, please keep the following key dates in mind.

SAN FRANCISCO

Thursday, Oct. 18General information session
Wednesday, Nov. 21 — Program applications due
Thursday, Nov. 22–Friday, Dec. 14 — Qualified candidates invited to interview
Saturday, Dec. 15 — Selected applicants notified
Tuesday, Jan. 22 — WDI + UX Design courses at GA begin
May 2019 — Qualified candidates begin internship at Adobe

AUSTIN

WDI
Wednesday, Nov. 7 General information session
Wednesday, Nov. 21 — Program applications due
Thursday, Nov. 22–Friday, Dec. 14 — Qualified candidates invited to interview
Saturday, Dec. 15 — Selected applicants notified
Tuesday, Jan. 22 — WDI courses at GA begin
May 2019 — Qualified candidates begin internship at Adobe

UXDI
Thursday, Nov. 29  —  An info session for UXDI specifically
Thursday, Dec. 13  —  Application deadline
Tuesday, Dec. 18 — GA submissions
Thursday, Jan. 10  —  Adobe decision