U.S. Army veteran Fatima Konteh had dreams of becoming a nurse, but a digital course inspired her to pivot into tech. Fatima chose devCodeCamp because they accepted the GI Bill and had a supportive community of veterans to learn alongside. Fatima shares why learning the developer mindset is so crucial for career-changers, and why a coding bootcamp is an excellent experience for veterans who want to transition into tech. Plus, learn how devCodeCamp’s personalized career support for veterans helped Fatima land her first developer job at JPMorgan Chase in Columbus, OH!
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When COVID-19 left Krystian unemployed, he jumped at the chance to make a career-change into design by enrolling at LearningFuze. Krystian shares his experience with us, including the tools he used to collaborate remotely with his classmates and instructors, what he learned in the LearningFuze UX/UI curriculum, and how he built up his design portfolio to prepare for his job search. LearningFuze is committed to helping graduates land their first design job, and Krystian shines a light on what that support actually looks like.
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As a Senior Admissions Producer, Kelly Killoran knows what it takes to excel in General Assembly’s immersive bootcamps. The 3-4 week-long application process is similar for software engineering, data science, and UX/UI design, with coding challenges respective to each. Don’t know where to start? Kelly takes us through the exact level of knowledge you need to know before you apply, and resources to propel you into your tech career. Find out what stands out in prospective students, from soft to hard skills, and how to get ahead in the admissions process.
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Richard Martinez was a political science graduate who believed in changing his community. For years, he gave back by joining the Americorps and becoming an educator. When Richard decided to make a career-change into cybersecurity, he relied on NexGenT to help him get the correct certifications in three months. Richard shares how the curriculum he learned at NexGenT (plus their dedicated career support) helped him land his first network engineering job at NASA!
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Flatiron School has offered remote learning since 2016, but like most bootcamps, courses have moved entirely online now due to COVID-19. However, there is still a unique culture in each of their campuses, including the flagship New York classroom. Flatiron School's New York Market Director, David Jordan, walks us through the differences between Flatiron School online vs in-person, gives us a virtual sneak peek of the Flatiron School online classroom, and shares advice for students who are looking for an online bootcamp and looking for a career change when they graduate.Continue Reading
David had some previous experience working with data, but when COVID-19 left him unemployed, he focused full-time on making a career change into data analytics. Impressed by its flexible learning style and job guarantee, David enrolled in Springboard’s Data Analytics bootcamp. After learning Tableau and Power BI, David used the Springboard job search methodology to land a Data Analyst job at Mercedes-Benz! David shares what sets Springboard’s career services apart from other bootcamps, whether Springboard was ultimately worth it for him, and his tips for future students about how to make the most of this part-time, online program.Continue Reading
Working in the fashion industry sparked Deveshree Shinde’s interest in digital marketing. When Deveshree decided to pursue a career-change, she chose BrainStation for their hands-on, comprehensive, and project-based bootcamp model. Her bootcamp experience became the catalyst to career opportunities she hadn’t imagined! Deveshree shares how her BrainStation portfolio helped her land a Digital Marketing Manager position at TENGIVA!
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When pediatrician Veej Rangarajan felt called to learn tech, she looked to Code Fellows to make her career change possible. Veej completed all four levels (102, 201, 301, and 401) offered by Code Fellows, and when the bootcamp went remote, she decided to become a Teaching Assistant. Veej shares how the unique network and career support at Code Fellows helped her confidently land her first developer job at Zonar, and why Veej says Code Fellows was worth it for her!
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