Thank you for your interest in i.c.stars! YOUR FUTURE IN TECH, STARTS TODAY!

Who are we?:

i.c.stars |* Chicago is an immersive, technology-based leadership training program for promising young adults.

The basics:

Participants in the program start as *Interns. As an i.c.stars |* Intern, you participate in a 16-week paid training program, which includes:

  • project-based learning to build leadership skills and emotional intelligence
  • core technical skills training in coding: Javascript, HTML, CSS, C#, and SQL
  • Networking opportunities with Executives and Professionals in the IT field
  • Career preparation and placement assistance

Upon completing the 16-weeks, *Interns graduate to become *Residents. Residency includes:

  • 20 months of professional and social service support
  • Access to laptops and software
  • Business and Leadership Development events
  • College Enrollment Assistance

    Our minimum requirements:

    • Minimum age 18 or older
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • GED recipient or High School graduate (Bachelor degree candidates are not eligible, some college accepted)
    • Have never attended a coding bootcamp in the past
    • Available to attend training from 8AM–8PM, Monday–Friday for 16 weeks
    • 6 months previous full-time work experience preferred
    • Agree to a strict "On Time, No Absence" policy