Facebook Bootcamp

Grand Circus is excited to announce the Facebook Bootcamp! This special coding bootcamp will combine our Front-End curriculum with React, a Facebook framework. The program will begin on October 16 in both Grand Rapids and Detroit. We've partnered with Accenture, a leading global professional services company, to guarantee round one interviews for all students of this program. Accenture will also hire a select amount of graduates who complete the Facebook bootcamp.

The program is fully funded for residents of West and Southeast Michigan.

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What will I learn?

We will specifically target the HTML5 and CSS3 standards. Some of the concepts you’ll learn include:

  • HTML5/CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • React
  • Node.js, NPM
  • AJAX / json

SCHEDULE

Before you start the bootcamp classroom sessions, you’ll complete two weeks of mandatory at-home learning. This work provides the foundation for the bootcamp lessons and covers fundamentals that all successful developers need to know.

Once you start classroom sessions, you’ll be on-site at Grand Circus either in Detroit and Grand Rapids Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.

  • Grand Rapids location: Start Garden, 40 Pearl St. NW
  • Detroit location: downtown Detroit, 1570 Woodward

THE IDEAL STUDENT WOULD HAVE: 

  • Some experience in a back-end programming language (can be on your own, in a professional setting or schooling)
  • A college degree or some college coursework
  • The ability to be resourceful and figure things out on his/her own (students should utilize Google or other tools to solve problems before asking for assistance while problem solving)
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience (full time, 32 hours a week or more working in a professional setting)
  • The ability to receive and give both positive and constructive feedback in a professional setting, work with a team of people of diverse backgrounds and are comfortable being uncomfortable with the things you don’t know
  • A growth mindset, great attitude and excitement to learn at lightning speed
  • A passion for helping others in a collaborative environment
Marina Kassel

I love being excited every morning, getting stumped every afternoon and repeating. But with some understanding in there, too.

— Marina Kassel
Front-End Developer, TM Productions

Costs & Financing

Total Tuition: Free

This bootcamp is sponsored by Facebook.

Application Process

Applications for this program will be highly competitive. Our team will be accepting students on a rolling basis, based on phone and in-person interviews as well as exemplary completion of the Front-End pre-work. Each step of the application process is required, and our team will notify each candidate if they have made it to the next round on a rolling basis.

Class Dates

Facebook Bootcamp

October 16 - December 8 — Apply by Sept. 7, 2017
Please note: Acceptance into this program will be done on a rolling basis. Applications will close once the class is full.

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