Change the Face
of Silicon Valley

Introducing Telegraph Track, the only program specifically designed for
underrepresented students that simulates a real world tech environment

Learn from the Best
in the Industry

Telegraph Track, an extension of the world-renowned Hack Reactor immersive, is a program built to specifically address the challenges that underrepresented students face in the tech and engineering world. Our customized, intimate program is designed to build top, confident software engineers in the booming tech workplace.

Experience a Realistic
Tech Environment

We are focused on making sure students have what they need outside of technical skills. Not only will Telegraph Track engineers receive the best-in-show, industry-tested education, students will solidify a strong community of diverse peers within a larger engineering community that will mirror what will be experienced in the tech industry.

Receive Curated,
Ongoing Support

Telegraph Track provides students with an extra layer of non-technical support. More importantly, the support doesn't stop after you've received your job offer. We're here to help you continue to move up the ladder and thrive as a leader in the workplace.

We’re With You
Every Step of the Way

Build a Strong Community

  • Attend weekly Fireside Chats with Industry Experts on subjects that will enhance your career and technical growth.
  • Each Telegraph Track fellow is matched with a mentor based on a combination of your background and professional goals.
  • Join us for Campus Tours with organizations serious about adding diverse perspectives to their engineering teams.
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Mentor Spotlight
Glenn Gonda

From Audio Engineer to Telegraph Academy graduate to Senior Software Engineer at Rockbot

Always Be Learning

  • Learn to recognize and combat unconscious bias and microaggressions (and more) in the workplace.
  • Relate the strength of your diverse background and perspective to employers and team members.
  • Become empowered to become a leader and advocate for diversity and inclusion as you start your career in tech.

Gain Career Long Advancement

  • Signal boost your brand through our Brand Building workshops. We will share your wisdom and achievements through our newsletter.
  • Become connected with organizations, teams, and communities supporting and recruiting underrepresented engineers post-graduation.
  • Get invited to events, and mixers specifically for diverse engineers post-graduation.
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“Telegraph Track is designed to support underrepresented engineers and prepare you to navigate what you will face in the tech industry. Not only will you make connections, you will have the awareness and techniques you need to thrive in the workplace.”

The Telegraph Track Roadmap

In addition to the Hack Reactor experience, Telegraph Track students receive an extra 70+ hours of mentorship.

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  • Week 2-6Brand Building

    Get to know your cohort-mates while learning how to navigate the tech industry as an underrepresented Software Engineer. Start building your online presence via weekly content development sprints.

    • Develop a strong relationships with Telegraph Track fellows.
    • Start building a strong online presence.
    • Attend workshops on the challenges and opportunities you will face in industry.
  • Week 7Campus Tours & Mentor Matching

    Visit our partner companies and get matched with a mentor that shares your background, interests, and career goals.

    • Visit companies with strong commitments to diversity.
    • Tailored, one-on-one, mentorship.
  • Week 8-13Career Development Series

    Receive advice on how to succeed in Silicon Valley from the perspective of recruiters, hiring managers, and underrepresented Software Engineers.

    • Tips from Recruiters about the job search.
    • Learn technologies from professional engineers.
    • Hear from underrepresented engineers from a wide array of companies.
  • Week 13 & BeyondOngoing Support

    Get continuous support and opportunities from our staff, community, and partners post-graduation. We expect our alumni to pay-it-forward by being actively engaged in the community.

    • Ongoing event invitations & networking opportunities.
    • Guest-spot contributions to our newsletter.
    • Volunteer and mentorship opportunities.

Scholarships

  • Hack Reactor Scholarship

    As part of our mission to increase access to tech jobs for individuals of all professional backgrounds and experience levels, Hack Reactor is proud to announce our $1.3 million Scholarship Fund.

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Upcoming Schedule for
Telegraph Track San Francisco

  • Cohort Start Date
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  • May 15, 2017
    Apr 08, 2017
  • Jul 03, 2017
    May 20, 2017
  • Aug 21, 2017
    Jul 24, 2017

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