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Bootcamp course + internship.

Develop coding skills abroad for global opportunities.

Develop your software engineering skills by working on industry-relevant projects designed by experts. Elevate your career with a standout portfolio.

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Note: this course is only offered in Cape Town, South Africa.

Session 1:

Lisbon

Not available

Cape Town

Full

Session 2:

Lisbon

Not available

Cape Town

Spots available

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2024 Session 1:

May 19 - June 29

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2024 Session 2:

July 7 - August 17

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Deadline for final spots:

Rolling admissions

What you will learn.

You’ll learn the most current, industry-standard tools and software to help you level up as a coder. Build, host and deploy your code to bring complex features to life for a client in your internship.

HTML, CSS, Javascript

Use a code editor, such as Visual Studio Code. Use the basics of Git and Github. Write HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Javascript framework (Angular)

Use a CSS framework (Bootstrap). Use a JavaScript framework (Angular).

Debugging websites

Debug websites using Google Chrome's Developer Tools.

Teamwork

Use teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate with others in diverse group settings.

Implementing APIs

Understanding APIs, the internet and networking. Build a REST API, use MongoDB and connect the backend and the frontend.

Deployment

Publish your website to the internet securely.

Prerequisite knowledge.

This course requires prior knowledge in programming and code. Familiarity with the basics of computer science is important for understanding the progression of the Software Engineering course.

If you have not covered coding or foundational computer science for at least a year at university level, speak to your iX Career Advisor for additional resources to get you up to speed.

A transformative 6-week experience.

iX Summer combines intensive learning with hands-on application. This is the perfect opportunity to gain valuable, industry-relevant skills and internship experience, along with travel to one of our international campuses.

First 2 weeks

Bootcamp skills classes.

The first two weeks of the program are purely class contact time.

  • Two hours of live class per day. Live-taught classes are capped at 30 students.

  • Sets each student up for success in their internship.

  • For any major. No experience required.

Next 4 weeks

Internship + bootcamp class.

The next four weeks of the program are an internship-class blend.

  • Guaranteed internship placement with one of our global partner companies.

  • Continuous support from your manager and teaching team.

  • More class sessions throughout your internship to cover more advanced material.

What’s included in the program.

A technical skills bootcamp.

  • Learn from experienced industry experts.

  • Live-taught classes are capped at 30 students.

  • Get continuous support from your TAs.

  • Have in-person workshops and group work with classmates.

A curated global internship.

  • Choose from a range of scoped projects with one of our partner companies.

  • Work directly with your manager to get high-impact experience.

  • Collaborate with iX classmates in a small internship group.

  • Work hours, meetings and format are determined by your host company.

Continuous  support.

  • A dedicated TA will be assigned to your internship group.

  • Continue with classes during your internship.

  • TAs are bound to guaranteed response times to your queries.

  • iX staff on the ground are available 24/7.

Travel abroad experience.

  • Learn abroad in either Cape Town or Lisbon.

  • Your accommodation and co-working space are included.

  • Major excursions to landmarks are included.

  • Additional activities are offered throughout the program.

Learn from the best.

At iX, as a student, you have direct access to industry experts that teach, guide, and mentor you through your bootcamp and internship experience abroad. Here are some previous Teaching Team members in the course.

"As a long-standing member of the iXperience teaching team, I have evolved into the Founder and Managing Director of Devit Technology. Rooted in South Africa, our company excels in software engineering, specializing in custom development, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data analytics, and strategic advisory services, showcasing a commitment to innovation."

Testimonial Person

Byron de Villiers

Director and Full Stack Software Engineer at Devit Technology

"I am currently completing my Computer Science degree at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. In 2021, I was a Dux Scholar nationally and achieved some of the highest academic results in South Africa. I also received the Semper Virtute citation for excelling in various areas, including hockey, major production, cricket, sound and lighting, and athletics. Due to my exceptional academic performance and passion for coding, I was quickly recruited by Appstrax."

Testimonial Person

Mitchell Neilson

Teaching Assistant | Software Engineer at Appstrax

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Explore career paths of our Alumni.

iX is designed to be your first step in a successful career.

"When I first signed up for iXperience, I expected to just learn how to make web applications. I didn't really know what exactly that would mean, but I never imagined it would contribute so heavily to me landing an internship at Microsoft."

Testimonial Person

Allie Ivener

University of Virginia 16'

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iXperience

Software Engineering

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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iX Internship

22seven

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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Software Engineer

Square

2020 - Present

San Francisco, California, USA

"The people I was with and the support they gave me helped me to not only be confident in my work and academics but also have fun and share memories with them that I could not share with anyone else."

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Kenneth An

Williams College 20'

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iXperience

Software Engineering

2018 - 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

iX Internship

Appstrax Technology

2018 - 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

Software Engineer

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

2021 - Present

New York, USA

"iX gave me something concrete to put on my resume, and that was a huge leg up. Most juniors don't have projects to show potential employers. My time at iX also helped to formulate an idea of what kind of company culture and vision I wanted to be part of."

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Bailey Berro

University of Michigan 17'

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Software Engineering

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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iX Internship

GetSmarter

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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Software Engineer

Google

2017 - 2019

Los Angeles, California, USA

"Cape Town is an incredible city. Being here over the summer and making great friends has been one of the best experiences of my life."

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Elias Kalish

University of Pennsylvania 21'

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iXperience

Software Engineering

2019 - 2019

Cape Town, South Africa

iX Internship

Picup

2019 - 2019

Cape Town, South Africa

Product Manager

BlackRock

2021 - Present

New York, USA

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Explore our past internships.

A few past internship stories.

People

Leila Troxell

Rodman Scholar at University of Virginia

I am so happy to share that I just completed my internship at BRIDGE IN as a Software Engineering Intern, where I've been working for the past month.

During the intern period, I learned how to develop a web app that contained different levels of user privileges with capabilities including CRUD, approving access, and viewing file previews.

I specialized in combining code for the team, debugging and coordinating to ensure all pieces worked together seamlessly...

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Eloise Benissan

Computer Science and Math at Vanderbilt

I am thrilled to announce that I recently began interning at Local Knowledge in Cape Town as a software engineer! Under the guidance of Nick Schooling and Ian Mubangizi, I have been able to work alongside the talented mobile development team.

I would love to take a moment to thank my mentors and teachers at iXperience and the team at Local Knowledge for making this possible!

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Victoria Hardy

Student at Virginia Tech

I'm excited to be starting my second week as a software engineering intern with Local Knowledge in Cape Town! Under the mentorship of Nicholas Schooling and Michael Lungu, I'm focusing on adding new features and functionalities to the company website.

I'd love to take a moment to thank the mentors and teaching team at iXperience for preparing me...

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Top student reviews.

4.9

Go Overseas (50+ reviews)

4.6

Career Karma (60+ reviews)

5.0

Facebook (30+ reviews)

2024 program details.

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Session 1:

May 19 - June 29

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Session 2:

July 7 - August 17

What's included.

  • In-person bootcamp with vetted industry experts as teaching teams.

  • Hybrid internship with 2 in-person meetings a week.

  • Internship support from teaching teams and iX Staff.

  • Accommodation and excursions.

Program fees breakdown.

Cape Town.

Tuition: $5,995 + City experience: $3,975

Total: $9,970

Financial aid available*

Berlin.

Tuition: $4,995 + City experience: $7,755

Total: $12,750

Financial aid available*

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