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Andela Uganda Cohort III

Andela Uganda
Category : Information Technology Experience(s) : 1 Year


Do you dream of using technology to change the world? Join the Andela movement to ensure that while the digital revolution may have begun in Silicon Valley, its future will be written in cities across Africa.

About Andela Uganda

Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders.


The Andela Fellowship is a full-time employment opportunity that will enable you to own your learning as you hone the skills you need to become a global technology leader. We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds who are committed to unlocking their full potential and improving the world through technology.

Through four years of intensive learning and real work experience on the world’s leading engineering teams, you’ll master the professional and technical skills needed to become a global technology leader.

Watch the full video of a deep dive on Andela and you can read more about our values here.


Stage 1: Application and Aptitude Assessment

First, you’ll complete a free application, which lets us learn more about you. Within 48 hours of your application, you will receive an online evaluation that measures logical reasoning and personality fit.

Stage 2: Home Study

You’ll need to complete an introduction to software development self-study course focused on Python. You can find the downloadable version of this course here. During the course, you’ll complete a Technical Skills Test that will evaluate your knowledge of the content you’ve learned.

Stage 3: Panel Interviews

Based on performance on the Aptitude Assessment and Technical Skills Test, we invite a select group of applicants to interview with Andela. If selected, you’ll receive an email one week prior inviting you to interview with a panel of staff members and other Andela developers.

Stage 4: One Week Immersive Onsite

Successful applicants participate in a one-week immersive onsite led by our senior developers. The one week is comprised of product development and you’ll be expected to learn independently as well as work on a team to deliver a final project.

Stage 5: Acceptance

The highest performing participants are accepted into Andela’s four-year Technical Leadership Program.

For inquiries, please read the application FAQs and Home Study FAQs. If you still have unanswered questions, please send an email to

Apply today and see if you have what it takes!

*Please note that this position will require extensive travel and off-site skills training outside of Uganda.



Application Deadline: 17th July 2017.

Home Study Test: The Home Study test is a requirement for making it through our selection process. Please study and complete the Home Study Curriculum before your test. 

Interview Dates: August 7th – 11th August 2017

Boot camp: August 28th – 1st September 2017 

Andela Uganda Fellowship: October 2nd, 2017 – October 2nd, 2021


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