Our latest on Code Fellows
When Courtney Hans was laid-off from a marketing job she loved due to COVID-19 cutbacks, she found a silver lining by enrolling at Code Fellows. Code Fellows’ discounted tuition for those affected by recent layoffs ensured that Courtney could fully commit to her career change. Courtney breaks down what she learned in Code Fellows’ remote cybersecurity program, and how they prepared her for technical interviews. Plus, Courtney explains why someone with a business and marketing background can be an asset to a cybersecurity team.
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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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Career centers and workforce development grants are a key resource for unemployed/underemployed workers looking to re-skill. Around 12 million people have contacted their local career centers this year, which is 8.5 million more than in 2019. Federal programs like WIOA (the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act), the CARES act, and even initiatives run by your city or state can make it possible to attend a bootcamp tuition-free! But these programs can be difficult to navigate, so we did the legwork for you – read our guide to finding a workforce development grant for bootcamp in 2021.
First, let’s break down some of the jargon that can make these programs seem out of reach to you:Continue Reading →
Is your 2021 New Year’s resolution to break into tech? You already know that a coding bootcamp can help you get there – 82% of bootcamp grads get jobs in tech and the average alum sees a 51% salary lift. The first step is to apply, so we’ve compiled a list of 22 full-time, part-time, in-person and online coding bootcamps all offering upcoming bootcamps in early 2021.
Most in-person bootcamps are still delivering their programs online, and some schools are now offering a hybrid learning environment. Before applying for any in-person program, first check with the school to determine if and when students are allowed on campus.Continue Reading →
This November has been super busy in the immersive coding education world, and at Course Report! We read about how Amazon’s new headquarters will impact the coding bootcamps in New York City, we celebrated successful coding bootcamp grads, we were sad to hear that a school is closing, we heard advice for being successful at bootcamp, and found out about new initiatives to improve diversity in tech! Plus we look at new schools and campuses around the world and discuss our favorite pieces on the Course Report blog.Continue Reading →
Code Fellows boasts an 80% in-field placement rate and $70k average starting salary, but how exactly is Code Fellows getting graduates into developer jobs? We chatted with their Director of Partner Relations, Elizabeth Scutchfield, and Head of Instruction, Brian Nations, to learn more about the Code Fellows Career Accelerator program, their hiring partner relationships, and how they help grads land roles at Microsoft, Amazon, and Expedia!Continue Reading →
Caleb Wells enjoyed solving problems as the manager of a tech support center, but he wanted to be solving deeper technology problems as a software developer. He considered teaching himself, or studying for a computer science degree, but eventually decided to enroll in Code Fellows’ 20-week coding bootcamp in Seattle. Caleb tells us how Code Fellows helped him land a job as a full stack Software Engineer at Alaska Airlines, how supportive his new team is, and how he learned numerous new coding languages on the job.Continue Reading →
With the closing of Dev Bootcamp (slated for December 8, 2017), you’re probably wondering what other coding bootcamp options are out there. Dev Bootcamp changed thousands of lives, and built a great reputation with employers, so we are sad to see it go. Fortunately, there are still plenty of quality coding bootcamps in the cities where Dev Bootcamp operated. Here is a list of coding bootcamps with similar lengths, time commitments, and curriculums in the six cities where Dev Bootcamp had campuses: Austin, Chicago, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.Continue Reading →