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  • Many coding bootcamps shifted to live online learning, but not everyone likes to learn remotely. Fortunately, there are still in-person bootcamps like LearningFuze available! LearningFuze’s in-person classroom cuts down on the distractions and gives students more instructional support, which is what stood out to Joseph Nguyen when he was choosing a coding bootcamp. Joseph got the camaraderie...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 7, 2022
    After 8 years in the Marine Corps, Sterling “Meri” Meriweather began college during Covid, but quickly realized it wasn’t the right fit for his career goals. Using his veterans benefits, Meri enrolled at Sabio in order to launch a career in software engineering. Now a Software Engineer at Amazon Web Services (AWS), find out if Sabio was worth it for Meri. Plus, Meri shares his tips for other ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 7, 2022
    Nick Kulway spent four years in a professional kitchen while being mentored by a chef, and he applied that same work ethic while learning in the Part-Time Bootcamp at DigitalCrafts. After graduating in February 2022, Nick got a job as a Junior Software Developer at Amesite. Find out how expectations met reality for Nick, whether he needed a college degree to succeed at a bootcamp, what surpri...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 7, 2022
    Harrison completed a service mission in New England aiding African refugees and asylum seekers in search of a better life – that’s how he realized he wanted to focus on creating tech that increases the quality of life of those who need it most. By enrolling in the self-paced Software Engineering bootcamp at Springboard, Harrison was able to reskill while working full-time. Find out if Springb...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 7, 2022
    Zach Porras studied Russian in college, spent 10 years in the service industry, and worked for Whole Foods in Chicago as a Department Manager before enrolling at Coding Temple. After graduating in September 2021, Zach got a job as a Software Engineer at Charter Communications! Find out how expectations met reality for Zach, how he actually got his first job through LinkedIn, what surprised hi...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JULY 7, 2022
    Thom Strub worked in a jewelry store, at a local art school, and as a bartender before he enrolled in General Assembly’s Software Engineering Immersive. Find out how expectations met reality for Thom, his advice on knowing when you’re ready to enroll at a bootcamp, and how he landed his first job as a Salesforce Developer at Slalom. And watch the full alumni panel here for advice from 4 othe...
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  • Learning data engineering is only the first step in breaking into the industry – bootcamps like Jigsaw Labs have externship programs in place to help students get real-world experience. And it takes forward-thinking companies like Cred Protocol to hire and train students in those externships. Find out from Julian Gay, CEO of Cred Protocol, what it takes to get a full-time data engineering job...
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  • For nearly a decade, Jeanette Au has been working in banking as an analyst, but when her job started to feel stagnant, she looked to tech to find a more fulfilling career path. Excited by the creativity and problem-solving found in the UX Design career, Jeanette enrolled in the part-time, online UX Design bootcamp at BrainStation to reskill while still working her full-time job at the bank. J...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on JUNE 29, 2022
    Learn what these five bootcampers wish they had known before they went to a bootcamp – how expectations met reality, how they actually got their first jobs, what surprised them about the teaching style, and whether the experience at Coding Temple, General Assembly, Sabio, DigitalCrafts, and Springboard was worth it to these graduates. Meet Our Panel of Bootcamp Alumni: Zach studied R...
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  • Jess Feldman
    Published on JUNE 29, 2022
    Course Report · June 2022 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Happy Summer! This June, tech hiring was at an all-time high despite news of layoffs and hiring freezes. We caught wind of four workforce developments for aspiring bootcampers in California, Montana, Virginia, and Florida, and three major fundraises in the coding bootcamp and workforce development sphere amounted to $395M. Since the ...
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