Boost your hirability and land a UX job

Part-time in-person UX career accelerator based on real social impact client projects

Get a job or your money back

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Become a more hirable UX professional

Do you have basic UX skills you acquired recently, but lack real experience, which prevents you from getting a job? Our in-person part-time mentored program is designed exactly for people like you.

Build real experience

Work on real, meaningful and interesting UX project, get in-person client and mentor feedback and build up your portfolio & resume while keeping your day job.

Advance your skills

Learn by doing and enhance research, prototyping, user testing as well as leadership, teamwork and client management skills.

Expand your network

You will have regular in-person interaction with peers, mentors and guest professionals, who work and hire for UX roles.

Get ready to find a UX job

Learn how and prepare to get a job with mentored hands-on portfolio, resume, job search strategy and mock interview workshops.

Build real experience

Work on real, meaningful and interesting UX project, get in-person client and mentor feedback and build up your portfolio & resume while keeping your day job

Expand your network

You will have regular in-person interaction with peers, mentors and guest professionals, who work and hire for UX and product roles.

Advance your skills

Learn by doing and enhance research, prototyping, user testing as well as leadership, teamwork and client management skills

About the program

Beginex is a selective part-time UX training and mentorship program based on real social impact projects with real clients. It was designed by industry experts to help candidates transition into UX and is compatible with regular work schedule. The program is mentored by experienced UX practitioners from companies like Etsy, LearnVest, ThoughtWorks and Google. Candidates admitted to the program build skills and real experience, expand their professional networks and learn how to prepare and find a UX job.

Program timeline

Week 1

Client Introduction, Initiation & Planning

Week 2 to 3

User Research, Testing and Synthesizing

Week 4 to 7

Journey Mapping, Sketching, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Testing and Iterating

Week 8

Portfolio & Job Readiness Workshops
Client Introduction, Initiation & Planning
User Research, Testing and Synthesizing
Journey Mapping, Sketching, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Testing and Iterating
Journey Mapping, Sketching, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Testing and Iterating
Portfolio & Job Readiness Workshops
Week 1 - 8

Training with a real client

Each week is focused on one of the main phases of the UX process including research, user journeys & flows, sketching, wireframing, prototyping, usability testing, iterating and developer hand-off - all while collaborating with your team, experienced UX mentors and a real client organization. Advance your technical and soft skills, build professional network and gain real experience.
Week 9 - 12

Learn how and prepare to get a UX job

Career preparation module devoted to mentored hands-on portfolio, resume, job search strategy, design exercises and mock interview workshops that will get you ready for UX job search.
Post
Graduation

Additional career support and optional client partner projects

Receive additional virtual career support from a UX practitioner or a career coach to get more help and guidance with your portfolio, resume or job search.

Alumni looking for additional real work and team collaboration experience, get help from Beginex - we can find a team and a client organization for you to further practice and advance your skills while becoming an even more hirable professional.

How it works

Each week of the program is focused on one of the main phases of the UX process including research, user flows & sketching, wireframing, prototyping and user testing. The last phase is devoted to mentored hands-on portfolio, resume, job search strategy and mock interview workshops.

Meet your client

Your client is a real social impact organization, who you will meet at the weekly sessions.

Collaborate with a team

Teams of 3-4 UX students work on a given project phase during the week.

Get in-person feedback

Present your work to the client and mentors at the weekly session and receive feedback and guidance.

Our mentors are UX practitioners from

Alumni success stories

From Analyst to UX Designer
Beginex gave me the chance to work on my design skills in a real-world setting, turning me into a well-rounded UX professional and enabling me to become a Lead UX Designer/Strategist at ADP.
- Andrea Wilhelm, Senior UX Designer/ Strategist at ADP
From Art Director to UX Consultant
At Beginex, I developed a strong foundation in UX design and research skills by working on a real client project with a team and receiving expert level guidance from UX professionals in the field. Through the program, I was able to add real world UX design experience to my portfolio which helped me attain a UX design role.
- Chris Jiménez, UX Designer
From Graphic Designer to Digital Product Designer
The program helped me learn how to better defend design decisions (thanks to feedback from mentors) and communicate findings to stakeholders. With any educational program you get what you put in, and for me it was knowledge validation and confidence to pursue my current position.
- Wendy Chan, Digital Product Designer, UX Team at Coach
From Graphic Design to UX
Beginex provided me with an excellent opportunity to build leadership skills and gain real-world UX experience. As a result, the work I've done has helped me get hired as a UX designer.
- Victoria Honey, UX designer at Macy's
From Nonprofit Management to UX Research
Working with a team on a real client project and covering all the key phases of the UX process really helped put me outside of the comfort zone - I learned a great deal and met awesome people along the way.
- Liz, UX Researcher at ADP
From Student to UX Designer
Working on a real and meaningful client project and receiving feedback from experienced mentors really helped me apply what I learned at Pratt, grow as a professional and land a UX role.
- Nishant Goyani, UX at RBC

Dates & schedule

The program runs part-time for 12 weeks during which you have regular in-person interaction with a real social impact client and experienced mentors who also help during the hands-on portfolio, resume, job search and mock interview workshops.

Location


New York City


Dates


Oct. 30th - Feb. 5th
(Except holiday weeks)

Schedule


Wed. 6:30-9:30 PM

Weekly Workload


10-12 hrs outside of class


Tuition

Total program cost is only $3,495 and is covered by a money-back guarantee: land a UX job, or receive your money back. Here is what you get:
  • 8 weeks of hands-on training & mentorship with a real social impact client covering all key phases of the UX process.
  • 4 weeks of career prep and personalized feedback on UX portfolio, resume, job search, interviewing & design challenges.
  • In-person weekly client interaction and mentorship from UX professionals from companies like Google, ADP and Coach.
  • Hands-on training and practice in team collaboration, client management and presentation.
  • Post-graduation 1-on-1 virtual career support, job search action plan & accountability program to get hired faster.
  • Extra team client projects after graduation if you want even more experience or case studies.
  • Lifetime access to alumni and mentor professional community and free events.
  • No need to quit your job - spend a fraction of a full-time program's cost and keep months of income.


Tuition payment options

Pay Upfront


$3,345-$3,425
Pay full or half tuition upfront and save (other half is due in 2 months)

Installment Plan


$3,495
Split into 3-10 monthly payments
(No interest)

Defer Until Hired


$4,495
Pay when you land a UX role
Money-back guarantee: follow our guidelines and land a UX job within 6 months of starting your search or get your money back (+ extra $200)

Why go through Beginex UX program?

Advance your UX skills by applying them to a meaningful real-world problem under guidance of expert mentors.
Gain real experience with real clients that hiring managers are looking for - all while having the flexibility to keep your day job.
Build the critical skills you can’t pick up in a textbook such as leadership and team collaboration, presentation and client management skills.
Expand your network by building relationships with leading UX professionals in our mentor network.
Become a part of our growing alumni community and enjoy access to a network of mentors, events and work opportunities.
Make an impact by doing what you love while helping a social impact organization.
Receive career support by learning about UX portfolio, resume and job search best practices, creating the key artifacts and getting personalized feedback from experienced mentors.
Get ready to find a job by mastering the UX interview process with hands-on design exercises and mock interviews.
Make the UX career transition without having to quit your current job and save tons of money.

Questions?


To get in touch, you can use the chat in the bottom right corner or email us at hello@beginex.com.

We also provide free career transition consultations for qualified candidates in NYC Metro area looking to get into UX.
The sessions are designed to help you learn about the UX career transition process and navigate your own journey, ask questions and check if you may be a good fit for the program. Consultations are run by the Executive Program Director with a UX and product background who helped 70+ people get hired (not just a sales rep).


REQUEST a free career transition CONSULTATION

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