CoderGirl is accepting applications to learn computer code for tech jobs

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(KTVI) - LaunchCode, a local nonprofit recognized by the Obama Administration for its model training people for careers in the tech industry started accepting applications Monday for CoderGirl.  CoderGirl is a free program for women of all ages and from all walks of life to learn how to code, or learn program languages to get computers to do specific things. If you don't have a computer, don't fret, one will be provided for you. Once you've completed the one year program. LaunchCode will help place you with a job earning about $55,000 a year.

In fact, the non-profit has placed 500 tech apprentice nationally and hundreds locally.

The deadline to submit your application for the CoderGirl program is Friday, January 6, 2017.

Go to LaunchCode.org/codergirl for more information.