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Optimizely Partners with Hack Reactor to Offer 3 Full-Time Scholarships, Internships

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Hack Reactor is excited to announce its continued partnership with Optimizely by the re-launching of the I/Own Scholarship and Internship program. Optimizely, a digital experience optimization platform, will be offering three full tuition scholarships for a Hack Reactor software engineering immersive in the upcoming San Francisco January cohort. After completing the San Francisco immersive program, graduates will be placed for an internship in the Optimizely San Francisco office.

Both Hack Reactor and Optimizely are strongly committed to increasing diversity within the tech community. Optimizely continues to provide a space where underrepresented communities in tech can succeed by creating partnerships with bootcamps like Galvanize.

Scholarship awardees will be eligible for;

  • A full scholarship to the January immersive program

  • A $1500 monthly living stipend provided by Optimizely

  • A three-month internship with Optimizely upon graduation


The last scholarship cycle saw over 200 applications submitted and we expect this cycle to be even bigger! In order to make sure your application stands out, please review the application FAQ and Guidelines. You should expect your application to take at minimum one week to complete.


To apply for the I/OwnIt Scholarship;

  • Review the FAQ and Guidelines

  • Visit the I/Own It Site and submit Part 1 and Part 2 of the scholarship application by October 26, 2018

  • Pass a Hack Reactor technical interview or readiness assessment by October 26, 2018 -- Learn more about the process and get started. New learners typically need a minimum of four weeks of study to pass our technical interview.

  • Be available for Skype interviews with Optimizely the week of the November 5, 2018

Hack Reactor remains committed to diversity in software engineering and is actively seeking corporate partners for an ambitious initiative to help bridge the gender gap in mid- to senior-level engineering roles. If you are a company interested in supporting diversity efforts please email: scholarships@hackreactor.com


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