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Renata was bored with her project management job and ready for a change, but wasn’t sure she could return to college for a Computer Science degree. After thorough research, Renata decided to enroll in Coding Temple’s online software engineering bootcamp. Renata shares what she learned in the Coding Temple curriculum (including some data analytics) and how the rigorous career services helped her land a new job as a Software Engineer at benefitbay.
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Coding Temple knows that individualized career support is key to helping their bootcamp alumni land the best tech roles for them. We spoke with Marlene Tang, Coding Temple’s Alumni Director and Career Coach about the kinds of career services bootcamp students and bootcamp graduates on the hunt for their second or third job can expect. Marlene shares her top tips for creating an impactful resume and cover letter, plus why she sees benefits to enrolling in a remote bootcamp now.
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When Lauren Weber was laid off from her job as a franchise business consultant due to the pandemic, she decided to make a career-change into tech. Within three months, Lauren was hired as a Software Test Engineer at CyberGRX. How did she switch industries so quickly with zero experience in tech? It all started when she decided to enroll in Coding Temple. Learn how Coding Temple’s 10-week Full Stack Development Course quickly got Lauren job-ready, plus how their extensive career services gave Lauren the job support she needed.
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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.
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Just as they’ve developed disruptive education tools, technology bootcamps are also adopting payment plans which allow students to pay nothing or very little until they graduate and find a job. Deferred tuition and income sharing agreements (ISAs) are becoming more widely available, and give students who don’t have $20,000 in the bank, access to life-changing learning opportunities. This guide will help you sort through the details and differentiate between the terms; plus, we’ve even helped you start your research by compiling a list of coding and data science bootcamps that offer ISAs or Deferred Tuition.Continue Reading →
Here’s what we found ourselves reading and discussing in the Course Report office in February 2017! We found out the three most in-demand programming languages, we read about how coding could be the new blue collar job, and looked at how new schools are tweaking the bootcamp model to fit their communities. Plus, we hear about a cool app for NBA fans built by coding bootcamp graduates! Read below or listen to our latest Coding Bootcamp News Roundup Podcast.Continue Reading →
It’s that time again! A time to reflect on the year that is coming to an end, and a time to plan for what the New Year has in store. While it may be easy to beat yourself up about certain unmet goals, one thing is for sure: you made it through another year! And we bet you accomplished more than you think. Maybe you finished your first Codecademy class, made a 30-day Github commit streak, or maybe you even took a bootcamp prep course – so let’s cheers to that! But if learning to code is still at the top of your Resolutions List, then taking the plunge into a coding bootcamp may be the best way to officially cross it off. We’ve compiled a list of stellar schools offering full-time, part-time, and online courses with start dates at the top of the year. Five of these bootcamps even have scholarship money ready to dish out to aspiring coders like you.Continue Reading →
Should I do a coding bootcamp? This is a question we hear all the time, and for good reason. As more coding bootcamps launch (not to mention the rising media coverage), you’re probably wondering, “should I jump on the bandwagon and learn to code?” A recent TechCrunch article implored you not to learn to code unless you’re ready to put in the work to be great, whereas President Obama wants every student to learn computer science in high school. So what types of people are opting for coding bootcamps? And should you be one of them?Continue Reading →