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  • Emma Zimmerman is the Global Marketing Manager for Startup Institute, creating digital marketing campaigns to build brand awareness for startups online. She was drawn to startups in college, but didn't realize working for a startup was a real job option until she had the opportunity to leave her 9-to-5 for a startup role. She's taking the RampUp Intro to Web Design course in Chicago this ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 18, 2014
    After working at an IT company managing programmers, Jaime Munoz decided that he wanted to learn coding skills, so he enrolled in IronHack, a coding bootcamp in Madrid (with locations in Miami and Barcelona). Jaime tells us why he chose IronHack, the technical and soft skills he learned in his course and the mentors who have helped him along the way.   What were you up to before dec...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 17, 2014
    David Silva taught himself to code using books and tutorials in Colombia. He won an AngelHack Hackathon in 2013 and when AngelHack launched their education vertical with One Month Rails, he got involved. David is now instructing and mentoring students at AngelHack Education- we talk to him about the structure of the course, expectations and student outcomes, and how their collaboration with...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 16, 2014
    Join Liz of Course Report and Laurie & Irmak of Metis on Tuesday, July 22 for a free webinar. You'll also have a chance to ask any questions you have about the Data Science course at Metis! Date: Tuesday, July 22 Time: 6:30pm EST SAVE YOUR SPOT NOW! Think it takes a PhD to be a data scientist? Think again! Metis recently announced their first course in Data Science, and you ha...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 15, 2014
    Marta Fonda needed to improve her web development skills in order to compete for jobs at her dream companies, so she enrolled in IronHack, an 8-week intensive programming course for developers and entrepreneurs. We talk to Marta about how she succeeded in the class and got a job as a front-end engineer at floqq.com! What were you up to before deciding to enroll in IronHack? Did you hav...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 14, 2014
    We’re continually impressed with Fullstack Academy- not only because of their placement rates and intentional curriculum, but also because we’ve personally attended their hiring day twice now, and the final projects speak for themselves. Unlike the last Fullstack hiring day, there were no presentations by students; instead, each programmer stood at their computers with monitors, as pot...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 13, 2014
    Tim Hise moved from Oklahoma to Seattle when he was accepted to the Code Fellows iOS course and now works as an apprentice at Liffft. We talk to Tim about his experience at Code Fellows and how the connections he's made have helped propel him into a new career!   Tell us about what you were doing before you started at Code Fellows. Before Code Fellows I was managing a skating rin...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 11, 2014
    Since launching their Ruby on Rails bootcamp in Boston, Metis has expanded to new cities and added courses in new fields. Their upcoming Product Design course in New York aims to prepare students for a job in the growing field of UX and Product Design. We talk with Alex Baldwin, co-creator of Metis Product Design Curriculum, about the differences between UX Design and Product Design, why ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 11, 2014
    Cameron Buckingham is a student at gSchool, a 6-month coding school in Colorado. He blogs each week about his experience at gSchool- here, he talks about his experience with databases and teaches us what pseudo code is! Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a $500 scholarship to gSchool!   This week we dove into database creation and migration. We are using Postgr...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 10, 2014
    Career Foundry combines the flexibility of online learning with the proven guidance of mentors, training students to become employable developers in three months.The Course Report community is eligible for 10% off tuition!  Click here for more information and good luck!  
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