The technical interview can be daunting for both new and experienced tech professionals. Nailing the tech interview requires practice, and interview prep programs exist to give their students the support and confidence-building they need to land their tech dream job. Whether you’re a coding bootcamp graduate, a self-taught software engineer, or an experienced developer, we’ve rounded up the 6 best interview prep programs to accelerate your career!
Unique to the tech field, technical interviews consist of specific technical coding challenges, whiteboard problems, brainteasers, and specific questions regarding programming languages. The interview process for tech roles usually consists of a phone interview, followed by a whiteboarding session, an opportunity to pair program, and a take-home assignment for further review.Continue Reading
If you’re researching coding bootcamps, then you’re undoubtedly thinking about what your career might look like after a bootcamp. Some bootcamp graduates work for huge banks or tech giants; others may begin their career at a startup and move into a leadership position – it really runs the gamut and the company you choose to work for after a bootcamp depends on your personal goals.Continue Reading
To support career-changers who need to continue working while learning data skills, BrainStation now offers a part-time Data Science Bootcamp. BrainStation’s CEO and Founder, Jason Field, explains how this 8-month program has been specifically designed to follow the same rigorous curriculum as the full-time bootcamp, while supporting working students. Learn what it takes to get into the part-time bootcamp, why data skills are still in demand in 2022, and how to make the most of your bootcamp at BrainStation.
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When middle school teacher MaiAda hit a ceiling in her education career, she decided it was time to pursue her hobby – software engineering. MaiAda enrolled in Penn LPS Coding Boot Camp,powered by Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, to develop a new skill set and discover a new career path. MaiAda’s commitment to learning and her dedication to her Penn LPS Coding Boot Camp projects helped her land a Software Developer position at a fintech startup right after graduation!
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For a beginner in data, you’ll typically start out as a Data Analyst. But what does it take to pivot from Data Analysis to Data Science? Andrew Berry from Lighthouse Labs is here to clarify the difference between these two roles and how to climb the career ladder in data. Andrew shares which languages and skills a data analyst would need to add to their tech toolbox to become a qualified data scientist – and how to learn those skills at a bootcamp.Continue Reading
REST APIs are relied upon by today’s software engineers and are a cornerstone of the web. But what is a REST API and how exactly is it used on the job? From general concepts to the core principles, Rich Greenhill of Thinkful breaks down the inner workings of REST APIs. Find out what it takes to create and use REST APIs, and how the Software Engineering curriculum at Thinkful prepares students to use REST APIs in their first jobs!Continue Reading
Thomas was a single parent who dreamed of working remotely in the IT field. By enrolling Eleven Fifty Academy’s part-time, online Cybersecurity bootcamp, Thomas was able to juggle working and parenting full-time while also making a career change. Find out how Eleven Fifty Academy prepared Thomas for the certifications he needed to land his first IT role as a Technical Support Specialist at iA! Plus, Thomas shares his advice for other single parents considering a career pivot and for other Indiana residents who want to use the Workforce Ready Grant to cover 95% of tuition.
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University student John Castaneto is wrapping up a degree in business management, but wanted real-world experience so he can quickly launch a career in digital marketing. The part-time, online Digital Marketing bootcamp at Jelly Academy offered John the real world application and instructional support he needed to understand and integrate his new digital skills. John shares how he was able to land a full-time digital marketing role after graduating Jelly Academy!
You have a business management degree from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and are in the midst of getting a marketing management degree — what inspired you to enroll at a digital marketing bootcamp this year?Continue Reading
Since graduating from BrainStation’s UX Design Bootcamp five years ago, Dorsa Giyahi has been building her career in product design. To take her career to the next level, Dorsa enrolled at BrainStation’s online Digital Leadership and Innovation course. Now Dorsa is applying the digital leadership techniques she learned at BrainStation as a Product Designer for Yelp! Dorsa shares how the project-work in the Digital Leadership and Innovation course has broadened her horizons, and her recommendations for making the most of the course.
You have been working in UX/UI and product design since graduating from BrainStation’s full-time UX Design Bootcamp. What inspired you to now enroll in BrainStation’s Digital Leadership and Innovation course?Continue Reading