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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.

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

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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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Next application deadline date:

February 29

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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.

"I am a qualified Mechanical Engineer who pivoted careers after starting at Sandvik and then moving to the renewable energy sector. I transitioned into Software Engineering, where I now work as part of the core team at Appstrax in Johannesburg. My passion is to improve the way people approach software and I believe everyone has the potential to excel in any field, especially coding. Since 2020, I have taught software engineering courses with iX."

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Cameron Kirkpatrick

Head teacher | Software Engineer at AppStrax Technology (Pty) Ltd

"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."

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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."

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Allie Ivener

University of Virginia 16'

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2015 -2015

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2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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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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2018 - 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

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Appstrax Technology

2018 - 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

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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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2015 -2015

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GetSmarter

2015 -2015

Cape Town, South Africa

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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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2019 - 2019

Cape Town, South Africa

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2021 - Present

New York, USA

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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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