AF Coding Internships - Platform One & Nodes

Platform One & Nodes Details

What do I need to do to participate?

Please fill out the Google sheet that was distributed to sign up. If you cannot access the sheet, please reach out to both Eric Robinson ( and Becky Mantell ( to indicate your interest in participating. From there, you will be set up with Prep Work on Galvanize’s Learning Management platform (Learn) to begin course prep work. Finally, you will be asked to take an assessment to determine if you are ready to begin the course.

How long is the program?

The course is 12 Weeks. Depending on what your Commander chooses you can then have an internship portion for another 6 months full time or 3 months full time, followed by 6 months part time.

Is the course 8hrs a day 5 days a week?

Yes (Monday-Friday). 0800 - 1700 CST.

Where is the course located?

The first course will be fully remote, locations may be added for future courses.

What is the goal of the course?

By the end of this course you will be able to build and deploy full stack web applications.

What are the prerequisites to take this course?

The course expects a basic level of javascript knowledge in order to start, this can all be self taught via the prep work that was provided. If you are successful in the prep work, then you should be able to pass the entry assessment.

Do I need to complete the prep work?

The prep work is used to make sure that anyone with sufficient drive is able to show their ability to learn the baseline knowledge needed for the course. If you are already proficient in JavaScript, you can take the assessment without doing the prep work, or just do parts of the prep work that you want to brush up on.

Required hardware/software?

  • A stable, broadband Internet connection
  • Latest (or two versions back) MacOS OR Windows running Windows Subsystem for Linux
  • A webcam
  • A microphone (internal works, external works better)
  • Headphones (headset preferred)
  • Mattermost desktop app
  • Node.js (we can help you install)
  • Zoom desktop app