Programming Academy

Internship Effective Practice

Project Purpose: To provide training and work experiences for aspiring software developers.
Organizing Entity: West Hills College Lemoore
Hours: 60+
Compensation: Varies
Number of Students: 15
Industry/Occupation: Information and Communication Technologies
Location: Fresno, CA
Project Timeline: Semester
Funding/Sponsors: Pending
Internship Type: Work Experience, Industry-driven Project
Industry and/or Support Partners: BitWise Industries, Inc & GeekWise Academy, West Hills College and K12 Partners
Challenges: Potential language barriers, limited internet access and digital literacy, and transportation.
Key Components: 
Provides coding and programming skills to design websites and understand software applications.
Prepares students to enter and compete for jobs in the technology occupational ladder of data science.
Offered as a 2 semester cohort with students taking classes face to face and online two nights per week.
Provides a work experience opportunity during final semester to put newly acquired programming skills into action.
3 Year Goal: 
Additional Info: 
Contact: Giselle Simon, West Hills College Lemoore, 559.925.3324,







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