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Breaking into tech can be a tough journey. Between finding your first job to keeping up with the latest trends in technology – not to mention building out a network and talking to… actual… people – it’s enough to make you want to drop on your couch, throw on some reruns of The Office, and slam down a pint or two of Ben & Jerry’s.more
How is technology changing the way we approach our careers and education? Micah Merrick’s podcast, Skill, explores this question each week. On the latest episode, Micah shared a conversation with Skills Fund CEO, Rick O'Donnell. Check out the podcast below to learn more about the growing bootcamp industry, the merits...more
Codesmith offers their Software Engineering Immersive program at campuses in New York and Los Angeles, in addition to a variety of in-person events and online resources. We checked in with Franklin, a graduate from the ninth cohort out of New York’s campus and current full-stack engineer at The Muse, to get his *ahem* musings on Codesmith’s bootcamp and how it helped him prepare for a career in software engineering.more
Coding bootcamp enrollment has exploded, seeing a tenfold increase since 2013. With over 20,000 graduates in 2018 alone, coding bootcamps are continuing to see record growth. Why? According to Course Report, a majority of bootcamp grads have found new jobs in under 3 months and have seen a pay bump of $21,000. With an average price tag of $11,900 and roughly 3-4 months of coursework, it’s easy to see why bootcamps are an increasingly popular alternative to undergraduate and graduate degrees.more
Flatiron School’s immersive in-person programs are designed to help you quickly skill up and transform your future. In just a few months, you could have the training you need to launch a career in web development, UX/UI design, or data science. These programs are intense, and bootcamp alumni will tell you: incredible outcomes require dedication! If you’re considering an in-person bootcamp, make sure you’re ready to take full advantage of Flatiron’s resources as you begin an exciting career in tech.
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Skills Fund’s Chief Impact Officer, Yuanxia Ding, had the opportunity to speak about quality assurance and the future of outcomes-based education at this year’s QM Connect Conference. Yuanxia sat down with Deb Adair, Quality Matter’s Executive Director, to discuss trends and issues related to evaluating schools and determining student outcomes.