Summer Tech Boost

1 course | 4 weeks
Applications open January 2021

Ready to level up your tech skills?

Adajcent is more like a job than traditional college. Join a group of like-minded peers who want to develop a stronger understanding of how to combine a curiosity about tech with academic and personal passions, whether they be in theatre, art, psychology, chemistry, economics, or political science.

1 course credit

Create your own websites with in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.

June & July 2020 Sessions

In a workplace format, you'll work 40 hrs/week to produce projects about your passions.

Remote

Experience the current world of remote work. We're not on Zoom all day, we promise.

Gain skills, build & break things, give & get feedback, repeat.

  • Learn HTML, CSS, and Javascript while you debate the ethics of design choices
  • Test and develop your teamwork, communication, and project management skills
  • Strengthen your public speaking and presentation skills with weekly demos
  • Learn to give and receive authentic feedback (perhaps too much of it!)
  • Fail constantly, learn to better navigate ambiguity, and pair your interests with newfound skills in ways you never thought imaginable

A Day in the Life

9 AM
Sign on to Discord and work on your weekly project
10 AM
Attend a help session with your instructor
12 PM
Demo your site at daily All-Hands group meeting
1 PM
Take a lunch break and walk
2 PM
Debug your project with a teammate
3 PM
Informational interview with a tech professional
5 PM
Push your code up for feedback

Working hours are flexible at Adjacent. We meet once per day as a full group, and then instructors hold optional sessions and office hours throughout the day (US timezones)