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In this Live Q&A, admissions representatives from 5 coding bootcamps – General Assembly, Tech Elevator, Springboard, Devmountain, and Flatiron School – offer their expert insight on the bootcamp admissions process.Continue Reading →
With their hard-working determination and unique ability to clarify difficult material, teachers have long been an asset to their teams. But with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 alongside low teacher salaries and long hours on the job, many educators began to reconsider their career choice. According to LinkedIn, the number of teachers on the site who left for a new career increased by 62% in 2021! The grit that most teachers show have made them an attractive applicant now for tech jobs.
Here at Course Report, we’ve spoken with so many teachers about how they made a career change into tech after enrolling in a coding bootcamp. We’re rounding up our favorite advice from these former teachers as well as the top 5 transferable skills that make former teachers great technologists!Continue Reading →
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Prior experience used to be the greatest barrier to entry at Springboard. But the Springboard team recently launched Foundations courses to help incoming students with no previous tech knowledge get accepted into a Springboard Software Engineering or Data Science Career Track and graduate with a $20,000 increase in salary. Find out from Springboard’s Amy Umaretiya what you can expect from a Foundations course (hint – live mentoring is key!), how long they take, and how to get started.
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Andrew McGrath is currently enrolled in Springboard’s Tech Sales Career Track – is the curriculum and support living up to his expectations? Find out how Andrew’s making the self-paced bootcamp structure work for his schedule, plus how Springboard is preparing him for a Sales Development Rep (SDR) role.Continue Reading →
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 Springboard was worth it for Harrison, and how he landed his first Software Engineer role at Rock Solid Internet Shipping!
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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.Continue Reading →
What does an IT Security Specialist actually do on the job? How many certifications should an IT Security Specialist get in order to stay relevant? And how can you become an IT Security Specialist with no experience? Vianey Luna, an alum of Springboard’s Cyber Security bootcamp, gives us an inside look at her job today – find out which projects she’s invested in and how she is already climbing the ladder in cyber security. Plus, find out if Springboard’s Cyber Security Career Track – with caring mentors, asynchronous learning, skilled career coaches, industry certifications, and a job placement guarantee – is worth it!
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What is a typical day like for a Digital Marketer? We caught up with Senior Digital Marketing Specialist and Springboard mentor, Jonathan, to learn more about the tools and tasks that make up his day. Jonathan maps out how he went from junior-level to senior-level, his tips for other digital marketers looking to rise up the career ladder, and how the field has changed. Whether you’re just starting out, expanding your own business, or you’re a seasoned marketer looking to upskill, Jonathan breaks down how the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate program at Springboard offers invaluable insight into this exponentially growing industry.
Springboard is now offering a $500 scholarship for the Digital Marketing Professional Certificate to the Course Report community. Apply to the course and use the code CR500MARKETING at the time of enrollment for $500 off!Continue Reading →