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4-year fellowship in software engineering

Pursuit Fellowship by Pursuit

Services Provided Apprenticeships and skills 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 Sep 07, 2023

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

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