Summers are around the corner! You might want to spend the holiday learning how to surf or go on a vacation or take a break after the rigorous academics session. Well, totally fine! Adding skills is crucial and helpful, regardless of the fields.
If you do not have any such plans, we would suggest you discover the world of opportunities that lie around you! Yes, we are talking about summer tech courses/programs. It might seem a little less cool at first, but hey, it is crucial for your success in academics, career, and beyond.
Moreover, tech-based summer programmes are the best way to develop valuable academic qualifications. Having said that, summer programmes serve a multitude of purposes for different people. If you are considering a whole new career in tech or want to build on your current skill set, then right now is a great time to invest in yourself.
There are several options in Amsterdam starting this summer with online tech courses ranging from quick bootcamps to in-depth, kickstart-your-career academies, and including remote, in-person, or hybrid options. If you are serious about advancing your career, check out the below courses that suit you in Amsterdam this summer.
If you are into cybersecurity and stuff, check out this remote Cybersecurity Bootcamp powered by Cybint. It requires no IT background, and the course duration is around 12 weeks. The course consists of three modules that cover from basics to real projects for your new career.
Date: 28 June-17 September | apply
Data Analytics Bootcamp
Want to develop the skills you need to get a fulfilling career in Data analytics? Join Ironhack’s full-time data analytics boot camp that spans over nine weeks for full-time or 24 weeks for part-time. You will learn Python, SQL, Tableau, Statistics, and much more, in-person or hybrid format. It also has three modules from, introductions to fundamentals of machine learning.
Date: 9 August-8 October | apply
Date: 30 August-29 October | 20 September-19 November | 11 October-17 December | enrol
Hack Your Future
Hack your Future is intended only for people who want to find a job as a developer. The course spans over seven months, and it is free of cost. No technical background is required to apply to HackYourFuture. However, you will have responsibilities, deadlines, and expectations to be met, which will require a lot of time and effort.
Date: Application deadline 15 July | apply
Machine Learning & AI
Are you interested in Machine Learning & AI? Join this 3-day course at Techionista, where you will get started with the Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio in the cloud. Further, you will learn how to design, train and evaluate complex AI models with it. During the training, you will work on three business cases as well.
Techionista also offers a more extensive Microsoft Azure Certified Data & AI retraining track, available both full- and part-time.
Date: 2, 3 & 6 September | apply
Problem with Finance?
Some courses are free, and others require a fee. If you need help with financing, you can check out TechMeUp, which provides loans and resources for reskilling courses.
It is a fund specifically for students struggling to make ends meet while re-educating themselves for a new career in the booming tech scene.
They offer an interest-free loan to students to cover the cost of studying. The student pays back the loan once he or she has found a job.