Nearsoft Academy

Nearsoft Academy

What Is the Nearsoft’s Academy Program?

The Nearsoft Academy is a program for college seniors and recent graduates. It’s an opportunity for talented students to learn from seasoned software engineers.

Our aim is to turn recent graduates into world-class software engineers in six months.

One Intern at a Time

Nearsoft’s noble goal is to create a competitive software development ecosystem in Latin America. We contribute to this vision by training the software developers of the future, today.

Young and talented software engineering students find a home at Nearsoft to grow and learn, then go outside and pursue greater heights.

Phases

1.- Reset their mindset

We begin by resetting the Nearsoft Academy participants’ mindset so they can develop teamwork, commitment and look beyond what they learned on school.

2.- Teamwork

Interns are assigned together to work in projects. This phase is designed to teach them how to work as a self-managed unit.

3.- Open Source

Another focal point is to remind them it is important to contribute to the Open Source Community. It’s a win-win, while supporting others, they get to add worthy entries to their own resume.

4. Your Personal Brand

During this stage, interns improve their communication skills. We help them to build their resume. We set mock-up interviews to see if they’re ready to get a job or there’s any feedback to apply.

5.- Real Clients & Users

The real world is up next, a real client or project. This can mean a Nearsoft client, an internal product from Nearsoft Labs or an external project.

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Outcomes

After the Academy, you will learn:

  • To program in any language
  • Agile practices (Kanban/Scrum)
  • Software development cycle
  • DevOps tools
  • Open Source culture
  • Apply learning techniques to read and understand big code databases
  • Applying good practices in real projects
  • Be comfortable answering interview questions for a job in the Software Industry

Selection Process

Logic Test
A test with 20 logical exercises for programmers

English Interview
Just a little conversation, we need to know if your conversational English skills are good.

Tech Screen
A face to face interview where you will show your knowledge about computer science and the abilities that you learned in school

If you are interested in applying, you can do it at Nearsoft Jobs.

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