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Five Star Technology Solutions wants to hire applicants with solid technical skills, great problem-solving abilities, and a growth mindset. To achieve that goal, Five Star has enthusiastically hired a handful of Eleven Fifty Academy graduates over the years. The folks at Five Star share how Eleven Fifty alumni have embraced core values, gotten promoted, and proven their growth mindsets. Find out what it takes to work in edtech, and how the Eleven Fifty grads are pre-qualified for positions at Five Star!
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Phil Smith enjoyed his work as a music teacher, but the demands of the job had him reconsidering his career choice. After seeing a few friends make career pivots into tech, Phil decided to enroll at Eleven Fifty Academy. Phil shares how the guidance and career support he received at Eleven Fifty Academy helped him wisely choose a career in software development where he now works as a .NET Developer at NIC Inc! Find out how Eleven Fifty Academy helped Phil land his first software engineering role after bootcamp graduation, and Phil’s tips for other teachers considering a career shift into tech.
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Non-profit coding bootcamp Eleven Fifty Academy has helped over 1,300 beginners successfully change careers into tech. But what does it take to get into the bootcamp? Dave Brunner, Director of Admissions at Eleven Fifty Academy, breaks down the three-step admissions process and what applicants can expect in the admissions assessments. Dave shares his tips for coding beginners, what the ideal candidate for Eleven Fifty Academy looks like, and the job outcomes that bootcampers can expect after graduating!
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Michael Gates had always wanted to work in cybersecurity, but he found that companies were looking for specific cybersecurity certifications on his resumé. Thanks to his veteran’s benefits, Michael was able to enroll at Eleven Fifty Academy without any out-of-pocket tuition! And after training for three months at the online Cybersecurity bootcamp, Eleven Fifty Academy had prepared Michael for several certifications and an interview with SMC. Learn about Michael’s new job as a Cybersecurity Analyst and his advice for other military veterans making this career change.
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Thomas was a single parent who dreamed of working remotely in the IT field. By enrolling Eleven Fifty Academy’s part-time, online Cybersecurity bootcamp, Thomas was able to juggle working and parenting full-time while also making a career change. Find out how Eleven Fifty Academy prepared Thomas for the certifications he needed to land his first IT role as a Technical Support Specialist at iA! Plus, Thomas shares his advice for other single parents considering a career pivot and for other Indiana residents who want to use the Workforce Ready Grant to cover 95% of tuition.
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Since 2014, Eleven Fifty Academy has graduated over 1,100 developers into the tech market. By expanding to include an online option, Eleven Fifty Academy is now helping students across the country make a career change into tech. Abi Tambasco, Vice President of Career Services and Employer Strategy at Eleven Fifty Academy, explains how her team has created a virtual pipeline of robust career support for students and graduates. With an employer partner network of 250+ organizations and companies, Abi breaks down the types of tech roles graduates land after Eleven Fifty Academy and what sets Eleven Fifty bootcamp graduates apart in the hiring pool.
We know that, unlike other industries, tech can be challenging to integrate into, so Eleven Fifty Academy aims to build a bench of career support offered to both students and graduates. Students begin interacting with our career services team early in the bootcamp. We provide students with career support during the first month of the 12-week bootcamp. We also provide graduates the same career services they received when they were a student!Continue Reading →
Eleven Fifty Academy has years of experience teaching in-person at their Indianapolis campus; but in 2020, the bootcamp transitioned to include an online classroom model that now supports students in over 20 states! Dr. Jonathan Huer, Chief Learning Officer at Eleven Fifty Academy, walks us through the virtual classroom, the instructional support online students can expect, and the team’s commitment to helping bootcamp graduates land tech jobs. With five part-time and full-time courses, free virtual introductory sessions, and a robust career services team, find out how Eleven Fifty Academy is creating pathways into tech for beginners and upskillers.Continue Reading →
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