Frequently Asked Questions
Q) Is this a paid bootcamp?
A) No. The Vapasi bootcamp is free of charge.
Q) How will this bootcamp help me?
A) The bootcamp will help sharpen your programming skills, which gets you on par with the current job market requirements.
Q) I have no access to a dedicated laptop but am keen on participating in the program. What can I do?
A) We recommend that each participant has access to a dedicated laptop for the duration of the program. This will ensure that the learning is stress-free and effective. We can recommend the laptop rental services, from where you may choose to rent/hire a laptop for the program. Please note that these service providers are only recommendations from Thoughtworks and that all service contracts will need to be negotiated individually by the participants themselves.
Q) Do I need to register for the Vapasi Bootcamp?
A) Yes. Your registration helps us keep track of your application and makes it easy to communicate with you.
Q) Why is there a selection process for the bootcamp?
A) The selection process helps us in choosing the right candidates with the necessary qualifications and skill set required to participate in the bootcamp.
Q) Why do I need to do the coding exercise? (For Developers)
A) The intention of asking to do the coding exercise is to ensure you brush up on your basic programming knowledge before the bootcamp. It also helps us tailor the bootcamp content to the skill level of the registrants.
Q) What should I prepare for the coding exercise? ( For Developers)
A) Shortlisted registrants will receive an email with pre-reading material and online courses available to prepare yourself and brush up on your basic programming skills.
Q) What should I prepare for a QA BootCamp? (For QAs)
A) Brush up on types of Testing, Automation Concepts and OOPs
Q) When will I know if I have been selected for the bootcamp?
A) You'd be receiving email confirmations once you clear the coding exercise.
Q) What happens after I complete the bootcamp?
A) On completion of the bootcamp, selected candidates are offered a 3-6 month internship at your selected ThoughtWorks location who are hosting the program. The internship could be Virtual and in-office, depending on the COVID situation. You are also free to apply to any other tech organizations to continue your career journey.
Q) Why do we need your preferred choice of host office?
A)Post your completion and selection of internship (could be virtual or in-office, depending on the COVID Situation), you will be offered the internship in the host office of your choice as captured in the form.