Navy veteran Daniel Smith was stuck. Working as a school bus driver, he felt like his career was at a red light. “I wanted to find a career that I enjoyed while giving me a good paycheck, not just a...
This post was originally published on August 13, 2018. It has been updated to feature a video story on Darlene's coding journey. As a science teacher and professor, Darlene Holland has noticed a trend in STEM fields. “When minority and female...
Last year in the U.S., 49,291 students graduated with a degree in computer science. That sounds like a lot, until you realize that there are almost 558,000 computing jobs open nationwide. And the digital skills gaps is only going...
It’s a story that’s all too common. A young professional graduates with all the technical training they need for the job they want. But after just a few years in the workforce, they quickly realize they might not have...
She worked a day job in fundraising. He picked up night shifts as a grave digger. Despite their very different lines of work, Nora Granahan and Michael McVeigh had one goal in common: they both wanted to learn to...
Alex Walz is a graduate of the University of Utah Coding Boot Camp. During the program, Alex not only put in countless hours into coding, he also focused on building his soft skills in behavioral interviewing, negotiating, and professional...
Rebecca Gemeinhardt went in for an interview with Shell not knowing what to expect. “I didn’t think it would be real. I thought it was a joke.” Eight hours later, she got the call. Rebecca, art school graduate, got a...
Herb Stahl walked through the doors of the coworking space Phase Two with hopeful anticipation. A Los Angeles-based software architect at leading global cybersecurity firm Symantec Corporation, Herb was attending his first Demo Day, hosted by The Coding Boot...
At the age of 15, before most teens learn how to drive a car, Milad Davoodi was teaching himself how to build one out of spare parts.  Knowledge, for Milad, is a key to the unknown. He sees incredible value...
Edna Jonsson is an alumna of the first UCF Coding Boot Camp. After experiencing a life-changing event, Edna decided she was going to dive into coding and do whatever it took to get a job. Edna shared her experience in...

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