Exceptional Bootcamp for Extraordinary Vets

 

 

 

 

We turn veterans and military spouses into software developers.

 

 

Hard work that pays

 

 

 

 

Now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 cohort.

 

 

Code Platoon devotion to the veteran community is unprecedented. The lead instructor, Jon, is uniquely qualified to get veterans into the tech community. He cares about the students and is a real fan of the technologies he teaches.
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Raul V., Bravo Platoon Graduate, U.S. Navy

Software Engineer, Trustwave

In the 14 weeks of study, I acquired a greater depth of knowledge in Software Development than I could have attained in over a year of studying on my own. The quality of instruction and depth of understanding gained in each area is unparalleled.
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Conlin M., Bravo Platoon Graduate, U.S. Marines

Software Engineer, Raise

If you are a Veteran and are looking at Developer Bootcamps, Code Platoon is the best choice by far. I went from an under employed Veteran with no idea what I was going to do to a software engineer at an awesome company, in less than a year. Full review

John C., Bravo Platoon Graduate, U.S. Marines

Software Engineer, Chicago Trading Company

Take all of that and add a generous tuition-assistance program coupled with companies willing to grant internship slots to new graduates, and you have a package that is unmatched by any other boot camp.
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Javier R., Alpha Platoon Graduate, U.S. Air Force

Software Engineer, Power Reviews

Median Salary in Dollars: Software Developers (BLS, 2017)

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Unemployment Rate: Veterans, 25-34yr (BLS, 2018)

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Unemployment Rate: Non-Veterans, 25-34yr (BLS, 2018)

Number of Jobs: Software Developers (BLS, 2016)

  • Army
  • Air Force
  • Marines
  • Navy

Affordable

Generous scholarships and GI Bill acceptance lower tuition cost by 80% to 100% of the average code bootcamp cost.

Employable

A strong network provides internship and full-time opportunities with placement rates comparable to top schools.

Familiar

Diverse military experience from a close-knit student-body with a personal support system and culture of camaraderie.

To better serve the veteran community, Code Platoon is accepting military spouses into the full-time program.

Code Platoon receives Newman’s Own Award

Chicago, Illinois – October 5, 2018 – Code Platoon, a nonprofit working to transform Chicagoland veterans and military spouses into professional software developers through an immersive, educational bootcamp, and mentorship program today announced it has...

Code Platoon is Named One of the Top 100 Finalists for the 17th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

Chicago, IL— Out of 519 nominees, Code Platoon has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists still in the running for the 17th annual Chicago Innovation Awards.  The awards celebrate the most innovative new products and services in the Chicago region...

In The News: A Coding Bootcamp for Veterans, Rod Levy talks about starting this exciting venture

Code Platoon has been featured in Shots & Bytes.  Check out the full article here: ...

In The Press: Meet Rodrigo Levy of Code Platoon in Loop and Downtown

Code Platoon has been featured in Voyage Chicago.  Check out the full article here: ...

In The News: How Deja Baker overcame long odds and finally landed her dream job

Code Platoon has been featured in Fast Company.  Check out the full article here: ...

In The News: How Code Platoon is retooling veterans for technical careers

Code Platoon has been featured in Fast Company.  Check out the full article here: ...

Code Platoon Awarded Grant From Motorola Solutions Foundation

Chicago, Illinois – August 31, 2018 – Code Platoon, a nonprofit working to transform Chicagoland veterans and military spouses into professional software developers through an immersive, educational bootcamp, and mentorship program today announced it has...

Code Platoon Graduate Outcomes Report, August 2018

Since it launched in 2016, Code Platoon has completed six 14-week sessions with its students. Our mission has been to prepare veterans and, starting in July 2018, military spouses to become professional software developers.   A key word for us is...

Code Platoon Week Two – Teamwork and test driven development

By their second week at Code Platoon, students are tackling test driven development and open source libraries while further developing teamwork on the first of several group projects.

The Best Paying and Most In Demand Programming Languages in 2018

At Code Platoon, we track national demand for programming languages so that our veterans and military spouses are trained with the best tools for a career in software development. When you’re deciding which programming language to learn, the following...

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Code Platoon is a U.S. tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Code Platoon has an Articulation Agreement with National American University. Students who successfully complete Code Platoon’s program will be eligible to receive credit at National American University.
Code Platoon is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Any questions can be directed to the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701, or at www.ibhe.org
Code Platoon is a member of the Council on Integrity in Results Reporting (CIRR). CIRR is a standard developed by a large group of coding schools who believe in giving prospective students the information they need to make informed decisions. CIRR members like Code Platoon follow these higher standards. More information is available at www.cirr.org
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