Shane Schilling is an avid TV binge-watcher and movie buff with a love for music and all things entertainment. With two decades of experience in telecommunications, Shane wanted to update his technological skill set and brush up on coding...
Steve Tucker’s career is something many techies would envy. He’s worked at Apple, ATARI, AT&T, Sony, and Deloitte. He was one of the first 10 employees at a dot-com tech startup that raised $300 million, went public with an...
As a physics undergraduate, Wayne Griffiths encountered coding — briefly. He was in the lab working on a nanotechnology thesis when his supervisor asked if Wayne had ever done any programming.  He hadn’t, so his professor told him not to...
For a long time, cybersecurity was the last thing on Vinny Barone’s mind. A graduate in health promotion and fitness from American University, he quickly moved into the obvious career — working at a corporate health and fitness consulting...
Yamin Alam received an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Richmond in 2018. He landed a production analyst position shortly afterward, but it wasn’t a perfect fit. Looking back on his college education, he realized that he...
As a personal trainer, Jacob Carver worked 12- to 16-hour days, six days a week. His demanding schedule left him with very little time to spend with his four-year-old daughter — and he wanted to change that. Eager to achieve...
Mandy Wells-Lakeland was working as a QA analyst for AKQA when she decided she wanted more. With a passion for coding, experience working with computers, and a desire to become a web developer, Mandy’s main roadblock was figuring out...
In the world of coding, adaptability is key. Processes change, technologies evolve, and new challenges can arise at any time. As someone who attended UofT SCS Coding Boot Camp between January and July of 2020, Daniel Slobodscoy knows this...
Shaking hands with a friend or sitting down in a crowded restaurant were once everyday occurrences. In 2020, the practical implications of COVID-19 dictated almost every aspect of life. Stay-at-home orders and government-mandated lockdowns meant leaving the house —...
Kelly Sharer graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an undergraduate degree in marketing and went on to earn an MBA from Northwestern. She had a successful marketing career working with brands such as Frito-Lay, Nabisco, and...

POPULAR POSTS

RECENT POSTS