Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.
At Andela, we find the brightest young people in Africa, train them to be world-class developers, and connect them with employers around the world looking for top technical talent. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.
We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years and we want you to help make it happen.
Dream of using technology to change the world?
The Andela Fellowship
A four-year paid technical leadership program designed to shape you into an elite software developer. Through your training and work with top global technology companies, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a technology leader, both on the continent and around the world.
The Application Process
Stage 1: Application and Aptitude Assessment
First, you’ll complete a free application so we can learn more about you. Once we receive your application, we’ll email you an online test that measures logical reasoning and personality fit. (You’ll receive an email with the next steps within 2-days of applying). Andela does not have any degree or diploma requirements, however, if you have completed University or have a Higher National Diploma from a polytechnic and have not been formerly exempted, you must complete your one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) before applying to Andela.
Stage 2: HomeStudy
Then you’ll need to complete an introduction to software development self-study course focused on Python, you can find the downloadable version of this course here. During the course, you’ll complete a Proctor test that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned. You will also be invited to a Slack Community called “Open Andela” to help guide and encourage you throughout the process.
Stage 3: In-Person Interview
If selected, you’ll be invited to a panel of interviews made up of staff members and fellows at an Andela Campus. (You’ll receive an email 1 week prior to the interview stage. Please see below for the recruitment timeline).
Stage 4: Two-Week Boot Camp
Successful applicants participate in a two-week, full-time Boot Camp at an Andela Campus led by our senior developers. You’ll be expected to learn independently as well as work on a team to deliver a final project. We’re looking for work ethic, passion, and teamwork.
Stage 5: Acceptance
The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program.
Home Study Test:
July 18th - July 29th 2016
15th August - 26th August 2016.
To apply, visit Andela Career Page