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Student Experience

Day in the life. What have you gotten yourself into?

learn to code lessons

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM:

Interactive morning lecture

Led by our awesome instructors, morning lectures elaborate on the concepts you’ll need to know as a developer. Lectures help you better understand coding theory, and give you new perspectives to solve issues you may encounter throughout the day.

coding projects and assignments

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Code & work on projects

This is when you get your hands dirty. You’ll be coding for the majority of the day to complete your assignments and projects. If you get stuck, just holler and our mentors will come running.

take a coding break

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM


Grab lunch or make your meal in the kitchen, and shovel it down.

additional coding resources

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breakout session

Teachers are available for one-on-one and group breakout sessions to expand on the day's material and cover advanced topics.

work on coding projects


Code & work on projects

We say until 9pm, but most students are still coding hours later. Don’t worry, you’ll have 24/7 access to our campus, couches and beer fridge.

developer and coding networking events



Between building software and completing your daily assignments, you’ll be mingling with developers and tech pros at our multitude of events. You’ll attend meetups, hackathons, see guest speakers and go through technical interviews - every day will be different!

Learning Environment.

Huge challenges and endless support.

Lighthouse Labs is an intense, immersive learning environment with endless support. You’ll be surrounded by passionate and driven people just like you, who have one goal in mind: to become amazing developers. Your time at Lighthouse will be filled applying the practical knowledge we teach by writing endless lines of code and building real world software. You’ll walk out the door with a dynamite portfolio of work and the confidence to thrive in your first job as a software developer. Our support doesn’t stop there - you’ll always be armed with a developer's best resource: our community. That’s yours to keep. As long as you are ready to feel comfortable being uncomfortable we know we’ll achieve great things together.

Student testimonials

What I love about being a dev, is not just the problem solving aspect and feature creation/development, but the culture and community is such a great fit for me. It’s something that's made me realize that this my career path. This is what I'm going to do for the rest of my life.

Previously: Lead Hand, Parker Johnson Roofing
Now: Developer at Unbounce

Lighthouse Labs Testimonials

I gained the fundamentals of software engineering from university, but that doesn't teach you to be a hacker, who is good at developing a product in a fast-paced environment and is always ready to try out new technologies. This is what I learned from LHL.

Previously: Project Manager
Now: Software Engineer at Axiom Zen

Lighthouse Labs Testimonials

Not only do you leave with a new skill set under your belt, you meet a significant amount of super talented and passionate people.

Previously: Designer
Now: Co-Founder of Fetch

Lighthouse Labs Testimonials

Lighthouse Labs kickstarted my career, the curriculum is current, relevant and engaging. It was the best possible use of my time.

Previously: .Net Developer
Now: Developer at Retsly

Lighthouse Labs Testimonials

Our Alumni.

You’ll be supported well beyond your 10 weeks at bootcamp.

Over over 1000 talented individuals have graduated from the Lighthouse Labs bootcamp. Our alumni are doing amazing things, like building award-winning software at startups, starting their own companies, contributing to open-source projects and attending top developer conferences. They’re diverse, hard working, talented folk.

Our alumni are supported through a developers greatest resource: community.

developer career support

Career Services

Our Career Services team is incredibly talented at helping students reach their career goals. Alumni have access to their expertise and networks, and can always come back to us if they are looking for a new challenge.

developer learning

Continued Learning Opportunities

You never stop learning as a developer. As a Lighthouse Labs alumni, you’ll have access to copious resources to keep your skills sharp. This includes a dedicated Slack channel for our alumni and teaching team, plus in-person office hours with our instructors. You’ll also get access to comped tickets to events like Polyglot and Creating Connections.

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