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Applications for our second cohort HAVE OPENED (first come, first served)!. 45 spots open.

About.

Overview

hola<code> is a Mexican social enterprise with the mission of promoting access to high demand employment for returned youth to the country from the United States. By taking advantage of the growing demand for software engineers and the enormous potential talent of mexican youth, powered by Hack Reactor we offer an immersive career-led software engineering bootcamp of 5 months.

Our bootcamp is designed around your needs:

  • No official or validated studies are required to be admitted.
  • Tuition is based on success, so no upfront payment is required.
  • We provide a monthly stipend so you can focus on becoming a software engineer!
  • On-site support: talk to us, tell us your needs, we’ve got your back!
  • Gender mainstreaming approach: We see our future as equals, therefore we take a series of strategies throughout our work to ensure everyone feels safe, included and incorporated into the tech sector in equal terms.

We support every step you take towards your path to success!

hola<prep>


5 weeks. Your journey starts here. We take you from 0 to the fundamentals of coding, through an exciting path of learning and challenges on-site with peers.

hola<immersive>


12 weeks. Gain skills and a community for life, become a software engineer through challenges, meals, AFKs (away from keyboard time), mentoring and events!

hola<tech>


3 weeks .Get all the tools, prep and pep talks you need to land a career in tech!

hola<perks>


Skills for life: world-class curriculum fresh from Silicon Valley.
Supportive community: from staff to peers, you will have a supportive group of people to help you out with anything.
Monthly stipend: don’t take a part-time job, focus on your program. We’ve got your back.
Three meals a day: come share delicious meals with us every day!
AFK: from yoga to football, you will get away from the keyboard an hour a day to do something new!
Land a job in tech: access our networks of hiring partners to secure a job as a software engineer!
Apply Now

The Program.

Hack Reactor.

World-class software engineering curriculum powered by Hack Reactor

Program schedule.

Prep (phase 1) 5 weeks
Immersive (phase 2) 12 weeks
Job readiness (phase 3) 3 weeks

Daily schedule.

Breakfast – Early birds
Kick-Off –Lectures & Code
Hacking in Pairs – Work with partners
Lunch – Food & social (staff/peers)
AFK – yoga/dance/football
Learn – Lecture
Deep Coding – Sprints
Dinner – Food & social
Events/More Code – Events, challenges, meet mentors

Tuition & Finances.

Our tuition is based on success. This means that once you land a job in tech, you will have to pay your tuition forward so that other students can access the same benefits you did!

Who are we looking for?Apply Now

Meet The Founders.

Marcela Torres

CEO/Co-Founder

Marcela loves hacking things, specially social justice. Her commitment to bring about positive social change, has driven her to engage in various sectors from the public sector, social corporate responsibility to become an international consultant for social impact assessments and action-field-researcher across the world. She believes HolaCode has the potential to hack obstacles youth might encounter to achieve their dreams, create technology and access social mobility. She hopes that HolaCode will promote the democratisation of technology.

She holds an Msc in Social Development Planning from University College London, and a dual degree in International Studies from Universidad de Monterrey and Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II.

Nicolas Demeilliers

CFO/Co-Founder

Nicolas is co-founder of Connovo, an impact venture builder which has built Extensio, Hipocampus and HolaCode. Before finding his passion as an impact entrepreneur, he worked for 7 years in investment banking in London and Paris at BNP Paribas, and set up an accelerator program for social entrepreneurs in Mexico for LGT Venture Philanthropy. Nicolas loves spending time with his family, playing flamenco guitar, training capoeira and traveling.


The Team.

Partners.

Powered By Hack Reactor

Interested in becoming a hiring partner? hola@holacode.com

Hiring Partners

Community Partners – Civil Society:

Social Entrepreneurship:

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FAQs.

What is the training specifically?

Hola<code> is powered by Hack Reactor (the Leading Coding Bootcamp </code>

in Program Quality & Student Outcomes). It is an immersive career-led training in software engineering. We impart essential skills (technical & non-technical) demanded by the industry so that you can start a successful career in tech.

What is a software engineer?

Software engineering is a field of engineering, for designing and writing programs for computers or other electronic devices. A software engineer, or programmer, writes software (or changes existing software) and compiles software using methods that improve it.

Why does it take only 5 months?

Our immersive program is quite intense. The program requires students to be present from Monday to Saturday from 8:00 to 18:00 during phase 1 and Monday to Saturday from 8:00 to 21:00 during phase 2. This program was designed so that students learn how to think like a software engineer and land a career in tech. Our graduates become individuals that can distill and solve any complex problem thrown at them resulting in better careers, better work, and better lives.

How does hola support you?

Hola<code> will provide a world class training, with highly experienced international mentors. Students will also have access to counseling, mentoring and networking. We also provide three meals a day on site and a monthly stipend.

What is the monthly stipend?

Our monthly stipend is a cash transfer designed to support your process of becoming a software engineer without having to compromise or sacrifice your income or livelihood. This cash transfer is strictly conditioned to attendance to the bootcamp.

What types of jobs will I have access to?

As a graduate from hola<code> you will have access to entry level positions for software engineers. We will support your chances by providing the best tools and through our diverse activities held throughout the bootcamp with our hiring partners.

What are the education requirements required for admission?

None. Applicants are not required to have recognised or accredited studies.

What will happen after I complete an application?

You will receive an email confirming your application and providing the next steps.

Is this programme free?

There are not up-front costs to hola<code>. The cost of the tuition and monthly stipend are deferred until the graduate secures employment. At that stage numerous financing options will be presented to select the most suitable option. We operate under a pay-it-forward scheme, this means that we charge the tuition and stipend costs so that we with your support further people can access to the same benefits. Neglecting to pay-it-forward would be detrimental for other young people’s chances and success.

Contact Form.

Address: Av de los Insurgentes Sur 601, Nápoles, 03810 Ciudad de México, CDMX
Number: +52 1 55 4641 0801
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/holacode/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Holacode1/