Netflix Pathways Bootcamp

Enhance your career readiness.
Build your future.

Advance your programming and interviewing skills with Netflix, in partnership with edX.

Program start date:
January 9, 2023

Seats are limited. The application deadline is December 7, 2022,
at 11:59 p.m. PST.

Netflix — the world’s leading streaming entertainment service — has partnered with edX to offer an industry-driven online learning experience. This program is aimed at accelerating job readiness for students from historically underrepresented communities who are interested in entry level software engineering roles. Throughout the program, students receive instruction in and hands-on experience with industry-relevant Java concepts, mentorship from a Netflix employee, and technical interview coaching and practice.

Participants who successfully complete the program may also receive an interview for a full-time software engineering position at Netflix. Employment at Netflix after program completion is a primary goal, though it is not guaranteed.

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What is Netflix Pathways Bootcamp?

Netflix Pathways Bootcamp is an immersive 12-week program designed to provide technical skills development and professional work experience to students from historically underrepresented groups.

Participants gain meaningful, real-world experience, and may be given the opportunity to interview for a full-time position at Netflix upon successful course completion.

Seats are limited. The application deadline is December 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PST. Program start date: January 9, 2023

Program overview
This part-time, 12-week curriculum equips students with advanced development skills they will need to create fast and efficient Java applications and microservices. The curriculum covers development, security, and deployment concepts paired with real-world tools used by modern development teams, such as Spring Boot, SQL, and AWS.
Additionally, all students receive technical interview coaching and practice. Students who graduate from the program also gain access to exclusive post-course materials and tutorials that address programming challenges common to the streaming industry, like media codec compression, horizontal scaling, DNS and CDN optimization, and GraphQL.
Classes are delivered exclusively online, with live sessions conveniently held three times per week, in the evenings.
Program participants will have the opportunity to be mentored by a seasoned employee at Netflix.
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Who should apply

Netflix Pathways Bootcamp is a cost free, 12 week immersive course for students who are seeking full-time employment opportunities as Software Engineers. This program is for Juniors and Seniors who are about to finish their BA or BS program, or who are about to complete their master’s program. We’ve designed our program to accelerate job placement for historically underrepresented students in the technology industry. Students who identify as Hispanic or Latino/a/x, Black, or Indigenous are strongly encouraged to apply.

What are the program benefits?
Gain market-driven
skills in 12 weeks
This exclusive Netflix-backed program teaches students the key skills for advanced Java back-end development, and helps prepare them for success in the professional world.
Mentorship
Participants have the opportunity to learn outside of the classroom and participate in opportunities with Netflix professionals
Frequently asked questions
  • The program begins January 9, 2023.
  • Applications open in November 2022 and close on December 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PST.
  • We encourage the following students to apply: Graduating Juniors and Seniors from a BA or BS program or, students who are about to complete their Master’s program, and who seek full-time opportunities as software engineers. We’ve designed our program to accelerate job placement for historically underrepresented students in the technology industry. Students who identify as Hispanic or Latino/a/x, Black, or Indigenous are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Netflix Pathways Bootcamp is a cost-free, 12-week immersive course.

Bootcamp sessions are taught and supported by industry-expert instructional teams.

  • Students gain access to exclusive course materials and attend evening classes three times per week over the span of 12 weeks. Classes are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:30 - 8:30 pm ET.
  • Students progress through course materials with a group of peers, and have the opportunity to engage with a community of like-minded individuals.
  • Students have additional access during the week to instructor-led office hours and support materials.
  • The expected time commitment is 10 to 12 hours per week.
  • Students benefit from mentorship with a Netflix professional and networking opportunities throughout the program, and grow their professional network. They also receive extensive career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training.
  • Participants who successfully complete the program may receive an interview for a full-time entry-level software engineering position at Netflix.
About edX

edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.


About Netflix

Netflix is the world's leading streaming entertainment service with 221 million paid memberships in over 190 countries, and offers TV series, documentaries, feature films and mobile games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.