Kick Start Your Career Today - Online Program

Join our free, fully online 15-week program to jump-start your career as a Jr. Full Stack Java Developer.

As part of the Verizon Skill Forward Initiative, Generation USA offers you the opportunity to learn all you need to be successful in a long-term career – from the technical knowledge to the soft skills that will help you achieve your potential.

This program is part of our Training Accelerator program. Learn more about the admissions process and support benefits here.

Admissions Process

  1. 1

    Eligibility Questionnaire

    Begin by completing a questionnaire that will determine if you are eligible.
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  2. 2

    Apply

    Apply for the program you are eligible for and complete all steps.

  3. 3

    Assessments

    Complete applicable assessments.

    Sample Questions

  4. 4

    Interview

    You'll be redirected to a 3rd party platform, HireVue, to complete a video interview. The interview helps us get to know you a bit more and allows you to tell us the things your application doesn't say.

  5. 5

    Admissions Review

    Your complete application, assessments, and interview will be reviewed by an admissions counselor who will determine your eligibility. Next, complete the support questionnaire. This helps us better understand specific needs.

  6. 6

    Admissions Decision

    You will be notified via email once a decision has been made regarding your admission and next steps.

Requirements

  • Have earned a high school diploma or GED
  • Be 18 years or older at the start of the program
  • Available M-F, 9AM-5PM local time for in-class hours
  • If planning to pursue employment then the applicant must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Live within 60 miles of Atlanta, Georgia (proof of address required)
  • Minimum Hardware Requirements
    • 1.6 GHz or faster processor
    • 1 GB of RAM
    • Free Disk Space 1GB or more
  • Operating System Requirements
    • OS X Yosemite or Higher
    • Windows 7 (with .NET Framework 4.wr)
    • Linux (Debian): Ubuntu Desktop 14.04, Debian 7
    • Linux (Red Hat): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, CentOS 7, Fedora 23
  • Check your computer's specifications here
  • Technology assistance is available to students who qualify.

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Questions?

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to many commonly asked questions.

What does a Jr. Full Stack Java Developer Do?

A Junior Full Stack Java developer prepares you for a Junior Developer role, who often work within a team of developers to create new websites and applications. As an entry-level Junior Developer, you may work in tech-based startups, mid-large size software development companies, or consultancy firms, among others. This role generally performs the following tasks:

  • Develop solutions
  • Test & Finalize solutions
  • Fix errors
  • Coordinate / communicate with team and other stakeholders
  • Learning & Teaching new technologies and skills

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Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • Command line
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • SCRUM
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • React
  • SQL
  • Java

Behavior & Mindsets


In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:

  • Growth Mindset
  • Persistence
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Future Orientation
  • Communication
  • Detail Orientation
  • Proactiveness
  • Teamwork