Master the Fundamentals while Exploring New Tech

Our Software Engineering Immersive program goes beyond teaching the most in-demand technologies. Offered at Galvanize campuses, Hack Reactor’s rigorous industry-tested software engineering curriculum emphasizes soft skills and brings together cutting-edge tech like React, ES6 and blockchain with computer science fundamentals. After completing this program, you’ll be prepared to quickly understand new tech languages, libraries and frameworks.

Think Like a Software Engineer

Hack Reactor’s immersive curriculum is results focused. Students learn technologies and fundamentals, then immediately put them into action with carefully designed assignments and a capstone project that you’ll build from the ground up.

Grow Your Network

At Galvanize, you’ll gain more than an education, you’ll gain a network. Our eight campuses are home to hundreds of startups, entrepreneurs and Fortune 1000 companies, giving you the opportunity to work and learn alongside some of the best and brightest minds in the tech industry.

Preparing to Apply

Hack Reactor’s Software Engineering Immersive bootcamp is rigorous and requires students to possess aptitude, determination and drive before joining a cohort. Although students come from a variety of backgrounds, they are all considered advanced beginners in JavaScript - able to write basic functions and clearly communicate their approach to technical problems before taking the technical interview required for admittance into the program.

Determine your level of readiness to enter the Software Engineering Immersive program and explore our numerous live and self-paced prep courses today.

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12 Weeks

Additional Offsite Prep Optional

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2nd St District

119 Nueces St.Austin, TX 78701

Learn more about Hack Reactor, the application process, financing options, and much more. Tour the campus to see students who are undertaking the program and get a feel for the student experience!

Upcoming Dates


Jan2 - Mar29

12 Week Hack Reactor Immersive

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 5:30pm


Feb19 - May17

12 Week Hack Reactor Immersive

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 5:30pm


Apr8 - Jul5

12 Week Hack Reactor Immersive

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 5:30pm

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What You Will Learn

Week 1

Fundamentals of CS

In the first week, you’ll be immersed in learning the fundamental concepts and strategies considered best practices in the software engineering industry.

  • Basic and advanced data structures
  • Thinking like an engineer
  • Using JS instantiation patterns

Weeks 2-6

Full Stack JavaScript

Learn Full Stack JavaScript in 5 weeks in the context of working on realistic code bases.

  • Inheritance Patterns, Algorithms, and Browser Animation and D3
  • Frameworks and the MVC Pattern
  • Server Side Technologies/Node and Databases
  • Advanced Web Development: JavaScript, Angular, API frameworks, CSS frameworks, JS frameworks, Deployment and Authentication

Weeks 8-13

Application Design & Development & Job Search

Work in teams that resemble industry standards to develop functional applications. Work with new technologies and put your bug testing to good use. In the last week, you’ll prepare for the job search by doing practice interviews, learning negotiation tactics and updating your resume and online presence.

  • MVP, Greenfield, and Legacy Projects
  • Thesis Project
  • Software Engineering Best Practices
  • Career Services Preparation

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