Anyone who has sought for asylum in Finland during the past five years is eligible to apply for Integrify's developer centers.
You don’t necessarily need to be a recent asylum seeker; we’re looking at all asylum seekers and refugees in the last five years to have a broad scope in our mission to enable integration through technology in Finland.
No. All that is required to join Integrify’s program is a good command of the English language and a strong motivation to learn and work. If you are interested in technology, start-ups, and/or mobile applications it is a plus, but not a requirement.
A computer (not necessarily your own!) and an e-mail address. We’ll take care of the rest.
You get a free, top class education in programming by some of the best developers in Finland.
After finishing the program, we give you access to our pool of esteemed partner start-ups/companies and a wide range of job opportunities.
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All applicants are treated equally. You are not treated differently.
This is still to be determined - we aim to start in autumn 2017.
Nothing; the program is free of charge for all accepted participants.
We will help you with getting a job. Since our program is designed to foster your skills and records progress Integrify is able to match your particular skill-set with our partner pool, such as Nord Software, and all kinds of job opportunities. We cannot guarantee a position, but the companies involved are both actively looking for developers as well as willing to go the extra mile.
We do an overall assessment of the qualifications of the participants and their ability to join the program.
Two main people - Daniel Rahman (Integrify CEO) was in charge of the overall program and development lessons are given by Senior Developer Pekka Raittila from Nord Software. The Integrify programming school is based upon the Nord Software trainee program.
We are focusing on modern open-source front-end technologies, meaning but not limited to:
In the future, we will also introduce modern open-source tools such as
Integrify is a company enabling integration of immigrants by means of technology. The company was established to respond to the growing Pan-European need of integrating asylum seekers and empowering them to start living a normal life in their new home countries. Moreover, with an aging European population and a growing gap between supply and demand in programming and information technology jobs, we see the influx of refugees as an opportunity for Europe to solve two three big problems at once.
In total, Integrify is currently a five-person startup itself.
Are you a developer/designer/tech professional who wants to help out? We are taking in volunteers to help realize our mutual goal. If you want to offer a helping hand write an email to [email protected] and explain how you would want to participate.