“Instead of discovering foreign lands through the characters in videogames, I became the protagonist on my own quest for the first time. Eventually I figured out that I wanted to make my passion for gaming into a career in the industry.”
They escaped from persecution and violence in Turkey and Syria, and from a career dead-end in Central Europe, into eventually finding a brighter, more promising path in programming via Digital Career Institute (@DevugeesOrg) in Leipzig.
Code Camp Leipzig is preparing to kick off its first classes on Monday 23 Sept. You can meet the students, and hear from the companies hiring some of them, at the launch party that same evening. Includes free pizza, beer, and some LeipGlo on the menu.
Come meet potential employer PRISMA and ask Code Camp Leipzig questions about their fast track to learning coding – a skill enabling you to use your creativity to positively impact your community, while putting cash in your pocket. Open house on 25 July.
Another day, another job search in the café with free WiFi. Hundreds of free positions for developers in Leipzig. None for you, because you don’t know how to code. But what if you could learn in 3 months, and even walk away with a paid gig as a developer?