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Virginia HBCU, Norfolk State University, Enters Partnership with Netflix to Prepare Students for Careers in Tech!

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Virginia HBCU, Norfolk State University, Enters Partnership with Netflix to Prepare Students for Careers in Tech!
Posted By: Will Moss on October 25, 2020





Norfolk‌ ‌State‌ ‌University‌, ‌Netflix‌ ‌and‌ ‌2U, ‌ ‌a‌ ‌global‌ leader‌ ‌in‌ ‌technology‌ ‌education, ‌are ‌entering a partnership to launch‌ ‌three‌ ‌online‌ ‌tech‌ ‌boot‌ ‌camps‌ ‌for‌ ‌current‌ ‌students‌ ‌and‌ ‌alumni‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌class‌ ‌of‌ ‌2019‌ ‌and‌ ‌2020.‌ ‌Students‌ ‌who‌ ‌are‌ ‌accepted‌ ‌are‌ ‌eligible‌ ‌to‌ ‌receive‌ ‌a‌ ‌Netflix‌ ‌scholarship‌ ‌that‌ ‌will‌ ‌cover‌ ‌the‌ ‌cost‌ ‌of‌ ‌attendance‌.‌ ‌

The‌ ‌‌Netflix‌ ‌Virtual‌ ‌HBCU‌ ‌Boot‌ ‌Camp‌‌ ‌will‌ ‌allow‌ ‌130‌ Norfolk State ‌students‌ ‌and‌ ‌alumni‌ ‌to‌ ‌take‌ ‌part‌ ‌in‌ ‌an‌ ‌intensive‌ ‌16-week‌ ‌course‌ ‌covering‌ ‌in-demand‌ ‌technology‌ ‌skills‌ ‌ranging‌ ‌from‌ ‌Java‌ ‌Engineering,‌ ‌to‌ ‌UX/UI‌ ‌Design,‌ ‌and‌ ‌Data‌ ‌Science.‌ ‌These‌ ‌courses‌ ‌bring‌ ‌together‌ ‌2U’s‌ ‌digital‌ ‌education‌ ‌platform, ‌ ‌a‌ ‌custom-built‌ ‌curriculum‌ ‌designed‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌Netflix‌ ‌product‌ ‌team and Norfolk State University faculty who will co-facilitate the boot camps.

Students‌ ‌from‌ ‌Norfolk‌ ‌State‌ ‌University‌ ‌are‌ ‌already‌ ‌getting‌ ‌a‌ ‌best-in-class‌ ‌education.‌ ‌This‌ ‌partnership‌ ‌will‌ ‌tee‌ ‌up‌ ‌even‌ ‌more‌ ‌opportunities‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌and‌ ‌alumni‌ ‌to‌ ‌build‌ ‌successful‌ ‌careers‌ ‌and‌ ‌valuable‌ ‌mentorship‌ ‌opportunities.‌ ‌
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