Andela Uganda Cohort IV Fellowship 2017- funded technical leadership program for Young Ugandans

Application Deadline: August 28th 2017

Join the Andela movement, to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in Lagos, Nairobi, Kampala, and cities across Africa.

The Andela Fellowship is a full-time employment opportunity that will enable you to own your learning as you hone the skills you need to become a global technology leader. We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to unlocking their full potential and improving the world through technology.

Through four years of intensive learning and real work experience on the world’s leading engineering teams, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a global technology leader.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Stage 1: Join our Community

You’ll join 10,000+ aspiring tech leaders by expressing your interest and describing your motivations for leveraging Andela’s technical leadership resources. Complete a free application and personality/values assessment so we can learn how to further empower you as a tech leader.

Stage 2: Advance your Expertise 

You will leverage our open-source learning resources for software development and team skills to complete a technical assessment that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned. You can find the downloadable version of this course here.

Stage 3: Meet us Face to Face

Based on the quality of outputs you create you may be invited to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and developers at an Andela office.

Stage 4: Simulated Sprint
Successful applicants are invited to participate in a two-week, simulated development sprint led by senior Andela developers. The two weeks comprise of one week of home-based self-learning and one week of product development on-site at an Andela campus.

You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.

Stage 5: Become an Andelan

The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program

Timeline:

Application Deadline: 28th August 2017.

Home Study Test: The Home Study test is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study Curriculum before your test. 
Next Cohort Interview Dates:  September 11th – 15th September 2017
Simulated Sprint (Boot Camp): October 2nd – 6th October 2017 
Andela Kenya Cohort XXII Fellowship:  November 6th, 2017 – November 2021

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