University of Missouri and Revature Launch No-Cost Coding Bootcamp for Graduates
Intensive on-campus training projected to hire 500 MU grads in Kansas City and St. Louis areas over five years.
The University of Missouri, a member of the Association of American Universities, and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, today announced Revature at Mizzou, a breakthrough, no-cost coding bootcamp for MU graduates of any major, that teaches front-end development languages and places students to work within top companies upon completion.
The 12-week program, exclusively for MU graduates, provides the opportunity to learn the latest enterprise-level technology such as Java, and Microsoft.NET, at no cost. Upon completion, students are guaranteed employment with Revature, receive industry certification and continuing education, and are placed in leading companies in the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.
“Revature at Mizzou is a prime example of the innovative approaches we are taking to better prepare our students for success beyond college,” said Jim Spain, MU Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies. “Bringing the latest technology training directly on campus at no cost, gives our graduates another pathway to high-impact careers and furthers our commitment to generating a world-class talent pool to meet the workforce needs in Missouri and beyond.”
Revature at Mizzou will provide opportunities for careers in software development for MU graduates regardless of their undergraduate major. The program is expected to develop and hire 500 graduates over the next five years.
Additionally, current MU students as well as graduates will have access to Revature’s custom online-only learning platform, RevaturePro, where students will learn enterprise level programing skills at their own pace and receive dedicated support from Revature’s industry mentors. RevaturePro features free online training programs supporting all levels from beginner to advanced where students can learn Java, Microsoft.NET and other front-end development languages.
“The University of Missouri is a perfect partner for us,” said Srikanth Ramachandran, Revature’s CEO. “Combining MU’s academic excellence with Revature’s accessible, no-cost approach to talent development, Revature at Mizzou is a winning formula. It breaks down barriers, so students from any background can quickly realize their potential and secure a rewarding career while creating a diverse talent pool of highly-desirable technology professionals to support workforce needs in the Kansas City and St. Louis region.”
Revature at Mizzou is now accepting applications for the January 2017 bootcamp.
For more information and to apply, visit: revature.com/mizzou.