Media Tech

Full-Time | 9 Months

Become a Backend Engineer

with this 9-month full-stack program.

in collaboration with

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  • For Whom?

    Registered unemployed women+ living in Germany.

  • All Costs Covered By

    A Bildungsgutschein (education voucher) from the Agentur für Arbeit or Jobcenter.

  • Next Class Begins

    🗓️ 22nd April 2024

A Full-Stack Engineer

Ready to Tap into In-Demand Roles

This program is tailored to equip women+ with the skills they need to become a highly-skilled full-stack software engineer. You will be equipped with the expertise to excel in backend development using TypeScript as the programming language of choice. Developed in collaboration with Axel Springer National Media & Tech, this program is tailored to, and partnered with, their media tech teams, giving you a practical, hands-on collaboration which will help you thrive in the tech industry.

  • a Backend engineer
  • a Software engineer
  • a DevOps engineer
  • a Full-Stack developer



Berlin, Germany.

Class will be held online, with in-person days at the Axel Springer offices.



9 Months

40 hours per week

Supporting Women+

to Thrive in New Tech Careers

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This program is run in collaboration with engineers and managers from Axel Springer National Media & Tech, which aims to hire from the graduating class into junior roles.

You can also expect the following:

  • Hands-on assessments
  • Your own mentor from National Media & Tech
  • Company-focused skill development
  • Interview and networking opportunities
  • In-office days and company event invitations at their incredible Berlin headquarters

Dedicated Learning

with Other Women+

The program begins by covering foundational knowledge and skills in software engineering, before advancing to tackle algorithms and full-stack essentials. Our curriculum then focuses on modern backend technologies, allowing you to use TypeScript to explore topics like cloud computing and databases. This program gives you hands-on experience in real-world applications, with a strong emphasis on software architecture and system design. If all of this sounds unfamiliar and scary to you: don’t worry! We’ll teach you everything you need to know.

  • Programming 101
  • Web Development
  • Data Structures
  • TypeScript
  • SQL & NoSQL
  • DevOps
  • Microservices
  • Agile methods
  • Cloud Deployment
  • Macbook Incl.

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Course Info

Apply Now: 15 Places Available

What is Needed?

You are unemployed (or soon to be) and living in Germany

Fluent in English (B2+)

You are able to commit to full-time study 08:45 to 18:00, Monday to Friday

An interest in web/software development

Motivation to transform your career

High-school education AND 3+ years work experience;

A 2+ year degree or higher OR Completed a coding bootcamp


Book an interview with our enrolment advisor

When you apply, we’ll get back to you to schedule a 30-minute video interview. We’ll talk about your motivation and background.


Get in contact with your caseworker at the Arbeitsamt or Jobcenter

Speak with your caseworker about your wish to partake in the course. Make sure to be ready before this step. We can help you with that.


Start your application process for the Bildungsgutschein

For your Bildungsgutschein you may need different documents, we can provide you with an educational offer and make sure you have all documents you need.


Receive your Bildungsgutschein and Laptop to then start the course

Once you have received the Bildungsgutschein your seat in the class is secured, we will then send you a laptop and you are ready to get started.

*This process may take several weeks, the earlier you start your Bildungsgutschein process the better.

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Forward Together

An Inclusive Vision

Axel Springer National Media & Tech has embarked on an ambitious journey to elevate gender equality.

Aiming to redefine the landscape of its tech workforce, the company has set a bold objective to attain an equal representation of women in tech-related roles.

This target is not just a number but a reflection of NMT’s dedication to nurturing an environment where equal opportunities are available to all.

In striving for this balance, the company not only aims to enhance its own corporate culture but also hopes to set a standard in the industry, demonstrating that gender equality is both achievable and beneficial in the tech sector.


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What is a Talent Accelerator?

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I don’t have any experience in tech, can I join?

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What additional requirements are there to receive an offer to participate in this course?

Is there a job guarantee? Will I get a job at Axel Springer National Media & Tech?

Do I need to do a StartSteps Orientation Course (Compass or Tech:Mentor) before beginning this course?

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