Hiring Developers?


Join our mission

Washington State has a major software developer shortage, with nearly 7,000 unfilled jobs in Seattle alone. With traditional recruitment and hiring methods, these positions are too rarely filled by women and gender diverse candidates.

At Ada, we believe it’s time for change! Our goal is to open the tech sector to a diverse range of candidates who have not historically had access to traditional tech education and hiring.

Join the ranks of over 60 companies including organizations like Amazon, Zillow, Redfin, Avvo, and Google who have opted to sponsor Ada Developers Academy.

Yearly Summer Cohort Dates:
Class begins in August
Internships begin in February

Yearly Winter Cohort Dates:
Class begins in February
Internships begin in August

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Why sponsor Ada?

Opportunity to vet junior developers in a low-risk internship setting

Pride in helping diversify your company and the tech sector

Help produce culture change and increased creativity on your teams with diverse talent

Develop relationships in the Ada alumnae community for ongoing hiring

Contribute to the development and learning experience of a junior developer

Meet Our Sponsors

All our students attend the academy free of cost and we couldn’t do it without the support of our amazing sponsors!

All of these programmers are great. I would take any of them onto my team.

Don Shanks, Senior Manager, Engineering at Marchex

I'm really impressed at the scope of the capstone projects. The students have learned a whole lot this year. More than most developers that I interview.

Jeremy Wadsack, Ada volunteer
CTO at Keylime Toolbox, Advisor at Cityguru