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Break Into Tech

Attend a complimentary workshop.

Get a comprehensive understanding of the basics of computer science in this complimentary workshop. Break into Tech is designed for those who do not have a computer science background. Learn more about Northeastern’s Align MS in Computer Science program and decide whether it’s the right fit for you.

 

Boston

Break Into Tech

This hour and a half complimentary workshop will give you an understanding of the basics of computer science and see how your background in Humanities, Science, or the Arts can be combined with computer science to give you the ability to work at the juncture of both.

May 22
5:30 p.m.–8 p.m.

Register for May 22

 

Charlotte

Break Into Tech, A Gentle Introduction to Computer Science

The Break into Tech, A Gentle Introduction to Computer Science workshop is a complimentary two-day Saturday series that covers the basics of computer science along with an introduction to programming in Python. Note: Students are expected to attend both sessions of the workshop.

June 9 and 16
9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Register for June 9 and 16

July 14 and 21
9 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Register for July 14 and 21

Align Lunch and Learn

Come and meet Northeastern University’s College of Computer & Information Science (CCIS) staff, ask questions about the Align program and join us for a complimentary lunch! This event is limited to 10 people on a first-come, first-served basis.

June 8
12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Register for June 8

July 13
12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Register for July 13

August 3
12 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Register for August 3

 

Seattle

Break Into Tech

The workshop will provide an introduction to basic computing concepts for those with a non-technical background and will focus on giving a broad understanding of the fundamental and trending topics in computer science, using real-life examples to illustrate the relevance of concepts to applications we all use daily. You’ll hear from current Align students and alumni to get an understanding of how data and algorithms appear in your everyday life.

Attend Break into Tech for an opportunity to:

  • Hear about computer science, and how both theory and practice apply to your work and everyday life.
  • Get to understand and modify some simple computer programs to demonstrate the basics of coding.
  • Learn more about Northeastern’s Computer Science Align program and decide whether it’s the right fit for you.

June 27
6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Register for June 27

 

Bay Area

Break Into Tech

This workshop will give you an understanding of the basics of computer science and see how your background in Humanities, Science, or the Arts can be combined with computer science to give you the ability to work at the juncture of both.

San Francisco

June 7 (San Francisco)
5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m.

Register for June 7

Silicon Valley

June 9
1:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Register for June 9