After battling addiction and homelessness, Bill was rebuilding his life when the pandemic blocked his career path. Armed with a hand-me-down computer, he explored intro tech courses and found a love for cybersecurity. Through Washington State’s Training Benefits program, Bill enrolled at Code Fellows to learn information technology, computer networking, coding and cybersecurity skills. Bill shares how he was able to land a paid internship with Tevora right at graduation that soon led to a full-time position as a remote Information Security Associate.
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Jordy was working as a registered nurse in a NYC hospital before deciding to reskill with Coding Temple’s full-time online bootcamp. Jordy walks us through his capstone project, inkVue, a Python-based web application that helps users find the right tattoo artist for them. Jordy highlights what he loved about Coding Temple, from learning full stack programming in a tight-knit cohort to the personalized career services that has prepared him for the tech job hunt.Continue Reading
A health scare led Zachary Anderson to reassess his life and make a career pivot. He didn’t have time to complete a four-year degree program, so the fast pace and industry-informed curriculum at Eleven Fifty Academy’s full-time, online cybersecurity bootcamp was perfect for Zachary. Today, Zachary gets to apply his passion for helping others as an IT Support Technician for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing! Plus, learn about the two industry certifications, CompTIA Network+ and Security+, that Zachary took while at Eleven Fifty.
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ACL Digital has partnered with Hackbright Academy and Devmountain to offer a Gender Diversity in Tech Scholarship! Rajat Sethi, VP of Engineering Services at ACL Digital shares how this full tuition scholarship will increase diversity on ACL Digital’s global engineering teams. Find out what ACL Digital expects from their bootcamp grad new hires, and why other employers should consider diversifying their tech teams with bootcamp grads.Continue Reading
A classically trained painter, Jessica Roderick’s art career came to a halt when the pandemic struck in 2020. When she discovered product design, Jessica realized she could pivot her art career into a creative tech career. At Flatiron School’s online Product Design bootcamp, Jessica dedicated herself to learning today’s top design tools and processes from instructors with years of industry experience. Now Jessica is a Product Designer at Tibles and a Branding & Identity Designer at Knowcap, and she has no regrets about enrolling in the Product Design bootcamp. Read on for tips to find a design job in 2022 – as Jessica says, “It’s a full-time job to find a job!”
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Valerie, a graduate of Mate academy’s Web Development bootcamp wrote a Verified review of their bootcamp experience and won our latest sweepstakes competition! Over 1,200 tech bootcamp graduates wrote a Verified review for their school on Course Report and went into the draw to win a $500 Amazon gift card! We caught up with Valerie to hear about their bootcamp experience!
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Tech Elevator and Niantic have partnered up to sponsor an upcoming coding bootcamp cohort and paid apprenticeship. This program sponsors 20 students from underrepresented communities to complete Tech Elevator’s bootcamp for free, and then go on to either the Niantic Voyager Apprenticeship or through Tech Elevator’s Pathway Program. Find out what it takes to get accepted into this sponsored cohort, and the tech roles that graduates can anticipate.
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Marion “Mell” Lessington III was working at a local bank in Atlanta, but in his 30s, he began second-guessing his career path. When the pandemic struck, Mell used it as an opportunity to reskill by enrolling in the remote Software Engineering Immersive bootcamp at General Assembly. Mell shares how General Assembly ensured his success in his new tech career by helping him land an apprenticeship, which prepared him for his first engineering role at Vanguard. Find out Mel’s advice for others in their late 30s who are weighing a career change into tech through a coding bootcamp!
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Alchemy is a live, online, immersive bootcamp that helps career changers make a successful pivot into software development. We spoke with Alchemy Co-Founder and Program Director, Megan Nelson, about the Alchemy admissions process. Learn what to expect, from the interview to the technical skills you need in order to get in. Find out how Alchemy is helping coding beginners level up before bootcamp with Developer 101, and why Alchemy truly values soft skills like problem-solving, communication, and curiosity in their incoming students.
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Many companies today are building teams to understand data and create data-driven strategies. The Data Analytics Bootcamp at DigitalCrafts was crafted with total beginners in mind to teach the technical skills needed to pursue a career path in Data. DigitalCrafts instructor Michael Costner has applied his decade of data industry experience to create a curriculum focused on current data analytics trends. Find out why this Data Analytics bootcamp includes Python in the curriculum, plus how to get a primer in data analytics through DigitalCrafts free Bootcamp Intro Courses!
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