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4-year fellowship in software engineering

Pursuit Fellowship by Pursuit

Services Provided Apprenticeships and job training, Career services, Internships and fellowships

Eligibility BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, Immigrant, Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Out-of-school youth, Person with a disability, Public assistance recipient, Veteran, Woman

Schedule 6 months or more, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated on Jan 24, 2024

Train to be a full-stack software engineer and get placed in a full-time job at top tech companies.

Pursuit is a 4-year Fellowship that trains you to become a software engineer at no upfront cost. The program sets you up to earn an average salary of $95,000.

It starts with 15 to 20 months of training before you get placed in a full-time job with an employer. Get career support and mentorship while you work full-time.

You pay a percentage of your future earnings for a set number of payments when you get a high-paying job. If you don’t get a job or make above the salary threshold, you pay nothing.

Who it's for Who it's for

You’re eligible if you:

  • have a personal income less than $45k
  • are 18 or older
  • are proficient in English speaking and writing
  • are eligible to work in the U.S.
  • live in the NYC Metro Area (NY, NJ, PA, or CT)
  • are committed to participating for the full length of the Fellowship
  • are ready to learn to code and pursue a career in tech
  • commit to a hybrid schedule (3 days online, 2 days in-person)

Duration and Length Duration and Length

Training follows a full-time daytime or nights and weekends schedule, approximately 35 hours a week.

Fellows must be able to commit to hybrid learning:

  • 3 days of instruction through Zoom
  • 2 days in-person at Pursuit HQ in Long Island City, Queens

Next Steps

Applications are currently open for the Spring 2024 cohort! Apply now and begin your journey into the tech industry as a software engineer, with classes starting in April 2024!

See how to apply for Pursuit. You’ll answer questions about your background and complete a skills assessment.