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Freelance Coder Camp

The Freelance Coder Camp is a unique opportunity to creatively learn the business of becoming a successful freelance computer coder and gain entrepreneurial skills that could lead to earning supplemental income for college.

This project-based five-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 11 – August 8, 2017, Monday thru Thursday, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Location

IIT Mies (Main) Campus

Cost

$1,000 ($200 per week, with a limited number of need-based scholarships available)

Perks

Students will learn 

  • About programming with Java, C++, Python, and web development with HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • How to create a professional web presence for a freelance coder
  • What a good digital portfolio looks like
  • About competitive pricing, marketing, and 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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For More Information

Email summer@iit.edu or call 312.567.3025