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Freelance Coder Camp

The Freelance Coder Camp is a unique opportunity to creatively learn about core programming concepts though game development and freelance web development. Through hands-on activities students will be programming with Unity and C#. They will also have the opportunity to go deeper into web development with HTML/CSS/JavaScript. This camp allows students to take the first steps to becoming a successful freelance computer coder while gaining from entrepreneurial advice that could lead to supplemental income for college. 

This project-based four-week camp also offers continued learning through online resources and workshops. Held on Illinois Tech Mies (Main) Campus, it provides access to industry experts and the latest technology, and includes field trips and networking events.

Eligibility

Completion of two years of high school

Dates

July 9 – August 3, 2018, Monday thru Thursday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location

IIT Mies (Main) Campus, Wishnick Hall 3255 S. Dearborn Room 116

Cost

$1,000 ($250 per week, with a limited number of need-based scholarships available)

Perks

Students will learn 

  • About programming with Unity and C#, and web development with HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • How to create a professional web presence for a freelance coder
  • How to think like a programmer
  • About making a business strategy work to fit a school schedule
  • About free resources for independent study
  • Valuable information through field trips and by having access to industry professionals

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Questions?

For more information, email summer@iit.edu