Our latest on UT Austin Boot Camps
Coding bootcamps are certainly the most efficient way to quickly make a successful career pivot. But what is a coding bootcamp actually like? Since 2014, we’ve spoken with hundreds of alumni about their in-person, online, full-time, part-time, and self-paced bootcamp experiences and now we’re sharing their insights with you! Let’s break down a typical day at a bootcamp, teaching styles, and exactly what to expect in a bootcamp classroom.
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When Silver Ehiwario – a chemical engineer and mom of three – hit a roadblock in her job search, she decided it was the perfect time to learn a new skill set. Silver enrolled at The Coding Boot Camp at UT Austin and excelled at the part-time boot camp as a busy mom juggling family responsibilities and a new pregnancy. Now five years after graduating from The Coding Boot Camp at UT Austin, Silver reflects on just how crucial her boot camp experience was to helping her launch her non-profit and become the director of Women Who Code - Houston.
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Mike was working on a fishing boat in Alaska when he realized he needed to dive deeper into his passion for data analytics. As a UT Austin alum, Mike was excited to enroll in The Data Analysis and Visualization Boot Camp at Texas McCombs, powered by Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, to make a career change into data. With the boot camp’s real world projects and dedicated career support, Mike landed his first job four months after graduating as an Associate Data Scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton!
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Design teams rely on user research to ensure that their products are addressing the exact needs of their users. Jordan Mesias of Trilogy Education Services, a 2U Inc. brand, walks us through user research fundamentals and its role in product design. Jordan breaks down the three major steps designers follow when conducting user research and the five most popular user research methods – interviews, surveys, card sorts, usability tests, and A/B tests. Plus, find out how you can learn UX research at a design bootcamp like the Trilogy/2U-Powered Boot Camps.Continue Reading →
Melissa spent years working in customer service, but was looking for a new challenge. After completing free coding courses online, Melissa made the leap and enrolled in UT Austin Coding Boot Camp, powered by Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand, while still working full-time and caring for her young family. Now Melissa is a Web Developer at Westrom Software and she shares how UT Austin Coding Boot Camp gave her the career support she needed to make this career change. Plus, learn how volunteering with Women Who Code has made such a difference for Melissa in her new career!
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Trilogy Education Services, a 2U Inc. brand, partners with over 50 universities across the country to offer technical boot camps across the US. Kyle Martinowich, a Career Director and Career Coach at Trilogy, explains how their team gets students job-ready with the career support and job search skills they need to land the best position for them. Plus, find out which roles 2U-powered boot camp students typically land after graduation, and what sets Trilogy boot camp graduates apart in the hiring pool.
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Even with 10 years of communications experience, Deepti realized she needed to learn a new skill set to move up the career ladder. By enrolling in The Digital Marketing Boot Camp at Texas McCombs, Deepti explains how the curriculum helped her fill knowledge gaps and gain a new sense of confidence to go after an Associate Manager role. Deepti answers all of our questions about the Digital Marketing Boot Camp and shares tips for juggling a part-time program with a busy work schedule.
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When Ian Driscoll, a Lieutenant for the Travis County Sheriff’s Office in Texas, was promoted into an IT role, he knew he needed to learn a whole new skill set. To gain a foundation in the cyber field, Ian chose to attend the 24-week, part-time Cybersecurity Boot Camp at UT Austin, powered by Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand. As a total tech newbie, Ian shares how The Cybersecurity Boot Camp at UT Austin curriculum and mentorship helped him quickly advance his career and grow into his new cyber/IT role.
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Should you enroll in a Computer Science degree program or an intensive coding program like The Coding Boot Camp at UT Austin? We caught up with instructor Eric Scott to find out the differences between college and a coding boot camp, the programming skills taught at The Coding Boot Camp at UT Austin, and real-world jobs graduates can qualify for. Plus, Eric shares his 6 favorite free resources for those considering making a career change into tech!
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Oh Summer, one of the best seasons of the year! While it’s a time to relax, bask in the sun, and plan trips with family and friends, summer is also an awesome time to learn. If you’re a current student, teacher, or professional looking to learn to code, a summer bootcamp is a great opportunity to learn to code in a short time frame. Various coding bootcamps offer summer courses to help you launch a new career in tech. Check out the following courses to help you #learntocode this Summer 2022.