Do you like Technology? Do you want to understand how things work? Do you want to be a programmer when you grow up?
Then the Disruption Department Young Makers Program is for you!
Each Young Maker is placed on a team led by some of the most innovative companies in St. Louis. You'll work with other 14-16 year-old students to build websites and other software products that people will actually use! Most of your work will be spent at home (if you don't have your own laptop or internet, we'll give them to you), writing line after line of code to build the next best thing.
Then, once a month, the Young Makers meet in person as a full group to share progress on their engineering projects while meeting some of the best engineers in St. Louis at companies throughout the city.
Many of our Young Makers will go on to work in internships at local technology companies over each summer. All will have an incredible experience in being a real engineer.
-Young Makers will meet 1 hour once a week via video chat or in person with their mentors.
-Young Makers will commit to coding as much as necessary to become a great programmer (sometimes as much as 15-20 hours a week)
-Young Makers will meet once a month on Sundays (12pm-5pm) in person.
-Young Makers will make weekly progress on their engineering product.